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Airbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight

Brize Norton, 18​ November 2022 – The Royal Air Force, Airbus and other industry partners have carried out the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight using an in-service A330MRTT military aircraft. It is also the first 100% SAF flight of any aircraft type carried out in UK airspace. An RAF Voyager — the military variant Leer másAirbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight[…]

Boeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2021 —The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand Leer másBoeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany[…]

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin agree to F-35 production rebaseline

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) and the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) industry team have agreed on an F-35 Lightning II production rebaseline. This agreement ensures predictability and stability in the production process while recovering the aircraft shortfall realized over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. With this F-35 Lightning Leer másPentagon and Lockheed Martin agree to F-35 production rebaseline[…]

Lockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] introduces the LMXT as America’s next strategic tanker ― built in America by Americans for Americans. Offered in response to the U.S. Air Force’s KC-Y Program, the LMXT represents the newest chapter in Lockheed Martin’s 60+ year history of producing and delivering tanker and cargo aircraft for the Leer másLockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker[…]

MQ-8B Fire Scout UAS crashed after hitting USS Charleston

Western Pacific, U.S. Navy — An unmanned helicopter MQ-8B Fire Scout crashed into the side of USS Charleston (LCS 18) after taking off from the ship around 3:40 p.m., April 26. No one was injured, and the Littoral Combat Ship continued to safely operate after the incident involving the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical take-off and Leer másMQ-8B Fire Scout UAS crashed after hitting USS Charleston[…]

Boeing entrega a la USAF el siguiente F-15EX antes de lo previsto

Ocho meses entre la adjudicación del contrato y la primera entrega del F-15EX El F-15EX pronto comenzará las pruebas de vuelo oficiales, siguiendo la ruta hacia su puesta en servicio en las bases del F-15C El avión está diseñado con arquitectura abierta habilitada ST. LOUIS, 21 de abril de 2021 — El pasado martes, un equipo de Leer másBoeing entrega a la USAF el siguiente F-15EX antes de lo previsto[…]

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