Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard flew the aircraft on the first leg from San Francisco (CA) to Phoenix (AZ) of its trip for 650… Continue reading
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 5, 2013 — The MEXSAT Bicentenario satellite, built by Boeing [NYSE: BA] partner Orbital Sciences Corporation [NYSE: ORB], has completed on-orbit testing and… Continue reading
During the testing, which occurred Feb. 6, the Phantom Eye demonstrator aircraft sitting atop… Continue reading
On track for full certification and first delivery.
Airbus Military has successfully completed the 300 hours of Function & Reliability (F&R) flight-testing of the A400M new generation airlifter which is a key requirement prior to full certification.
Data from the… Continue reading
An F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft completed the first in-flight weapons release of a 2,000 pound GBU-31 BLU-109 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) from a 5th Generation fighter, Oct. 16. The flight was conducted by U.S. Air Force… Continue reading
Every operational B-2 is now equipped with the new radar, which… Continue reading
Weapons capability unveiled at 2012 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition
Hawker Beechcraft Defense Company (HBDC) today announced it has completed Phase III of a weapons assessment at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida after successfully employing more than… Continue reading
The short take-off and vertical landing variant of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter successfully completed a major prerequisite test for in-flight performance Aug. 15.
BF-2 completed the first air starts, which test the ability of the F-35’s propulsion… Continue reading
Embassy, senior Indian Air Force and local elected officials drove… Continue reading
- Spacecraft on standby for launch
- New capabilities critical to sustaining GPS constellation
The Boeing Company has completed the fifth of 12 Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellites the company is building for the U.S. Air Force. The spacecraft was built… Continue reading
High-Altitude, Long-Endurance aircraft is designed to remain airborne for up to 4 days while reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet
ST. LOUIS, June 4, 2012 — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system (UAS) completed its first autonomous flight June… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s E?8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) testbed aircraft, equipped with a new JT-8D propulsion system, has successfully completed flight testing and moved one step closer to receiving its Military Airworthiness Certification.
The completion of… Continue reading