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BAE Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract to develop an advanced prototype system that detects mines and obstacles in near-shore waters for the U.S. Navy and… Continue reading
The third prototype of the break-through, midsize Legacy 500 business jet made its maiden flight, Embraer Executive Jets announced today.
“With the first two prototypes already well into the flight test program, the first flight of the third Legacy 500… Continue reading
February 15, 2013 – In the wake of November’s highly successful maiden flight of the Legacy 500, the first, full fly-by-wire midsize business aircraft in the corporate aircraft industry, Embraer Executive Jets’ second Legacy 500 made its maiden flight… Continue reading
Aeros CEO Igor Pasternak says the 230ft-long Aeroscraft prototype, called Pelican, has completed a ground-handling demonstration showing the 36,000lb vehicle can move without assistance from ground personnel, controlled from the cockpit and using its air-bearing landing gear. The Pelican was… Continue reading
The plane was piloted by distinguished test pilot of the Russian Federation, the Hero of… Continue reading
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – The Sikorsky team developing the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps has delivered the first prototype aircraft — the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) — from the assembly line to the flight test… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the third prototype of the new generation 4.5 tonne light intermediate AW169 helicopter recently successfully completed its maiden flight at Cascina Costa in Italy. During its 35 minutes flight, the aircraft… Continue reading
Boeing completed the first flight of the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Risk Reduction Prototype (ERRP) aircraft on Saturday, Oct. 6, a critical step required to support a comprehensive U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight test program.… Continue reading
Second AW169 Performs Its Maiden Flight As First Aircraft Prepares To Makes Its Public Premiere At Farnborough International Airshow
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the second prototype of the AW169, a new generation 4.5 tonne light intermediate helicopter, successfully completed its maiden flight today at Cascina Costa in Italy. Meanwhile the first AW169 prototype arrived… Continue reading
At the unique occasion of having the five Airbus Military A400M flight test aircraft in Toulouse all at the same time, the Airbus Military Flight Test team put in place a formation flight including all five aircraft, after which each… Continue reading
MOORESTOWN, N.J., March 8, 2012 – A prototype of a new radar system developed by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led team is now tracking orbiting space objects, bringing the U.S. Air Force’s Space Fence program one step closer to revolutionizing… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 17, 2012 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said the Citation Ten prototype made its first flight today. The flight lasted more than two hours and included tests of stability and control, handling… Continue reading
November 22, 2011 Moscow — Today the first flight of the3-rdprototype of the fifth generation aviation complex (PAK FA) took place in Sukhoi’s KnAAPO aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The plane was piloted by distinguished test pilot of the Russian… Continue reading
Alenia Aermacchi’s first prototype M-346 Master advanced jet trainer, CM.X615 (c/n 001), crashed into the sea off Palm Deira, Dubai, on November 18.
Both crew were, however, able to eject safely prior to the crash and were recovered with only… Continue reading
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 22, 2011 â€” Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, features the model 206T Turbo Stationair at the AOPA Aviation Summit in Hartford. This year marks the 15th anniversary since the 206 prototypeâ€™s first… Continue reading
A prototype of the new Fokker 100 will be finished in two years.
The airliner will be a highly modernized version of the current Fokker 100. The news wasÂ released by Maarten van Eeghen of Next Generation Aircrafts (former Rekkof) last… Continue reading
Moscow, March 3. Today the first flight of the 2nd prototype of the fifth generation aviation complex (PAK FA) took place in Komsomolsk – on – Amur. The plane was piloted by distinguished test pilot of the Russian Federation Sergey… Continue reading
- The Spanish Navyâ€™s Harrier AV8B aircraft went through a test flight programme at Cassidian Spainâ€™s facilities in San Pablo (Seville)
- Handover to the Spanish Navy will take place on completion of the modification certification process
- CASSIDIAN is the new name… Continue reading
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€“ An F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft that arrived in Jacksonville Dec. 8 will be the first prototype to undergo planned maintenance and minor repairs in a Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) hangar at Cecil Commerce Center.
FRCSE… Continue reading
BEIJINGâ€”Fresh video and still images of China’s supposed stealth fighter prototype have emerged online, fueling speculation among military officials and experts about why the secretive military would suddenly allow the curtain to be lifted on such a… Continue reading