On March 26, the F-35B Lightning II became the first F-35 variant to complete airborne weapons separations on three different munitions, the most of any model. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Michael Burks released an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile… Continue reading
Air transport plays a critical role in China’s economic development. “China is looking… Continue reading
Boeing successfully completed a parachute drop test of the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft today at the Delmar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. CST-100 is part of the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System (CCTS), which will provide the… Continue reading
Airbus has completed the first flight of the ‘Sharklet’ wing-tip devices on the company’s A320 development aircraft (MSN 001). This milestone marks the start of the early flight-test campaign to capture data for… Continue reading
“The P-8A is advancing along a rigorous test schedule,” said Tony Schmidt, P-8A assistant program manager for Test and… Continue reading
A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet completed the first captive carriage test of the AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 variant at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., March 4.
This variant of the combat-proven JSOW… Continue reading
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2010 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the successful de-orbit and landing of the Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV), also known as the X-37B, for the U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO). The… Continue reading
The Sabatier system can create up to 530 gallons of water per year from byproducts of the station’s… Continue reading
October 12, Turin – Under supervision of AR IAC and EASA, the SSJ 100 has successfully passed noise testing program performed as a part of the overall certification campaign. At the Cuneo-Levaldigi airport the aircraft made 8 certification flights. The… Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman CorporationÂ announced today that it has flown the first in a new series of Batâ„¢ unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in January.Â Configured with a 12-foot wingspan, the Batâ„¢-12 incorporates a highly-reliable… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman’s Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) Successfully Demonstrated Aboard U.S. Air Force F-16
Northrop Grumman Corporation , in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, has successfully completed a series of demonstration flights of its Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) installed in an F-16 fighter aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.Â The demonstration… Continue reading
First take-off Airbus A400M successfully performedÂ at 10:16 , landed back in Seville, Spain at 14:02 local time,after completing a successful maiden flight lasting 3h 47min on December 11, 2009.
The future A400M military transport aircraft, took off from the… Continue reading