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Detailed Tour of The U.S. Air Force A10 Thunderbolt II

Detailed Tour of The U.S. Air Force A10 Thunderbolt II

Take an up-close and detailed walkaround tour of the US Air Force Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, commonly referred to by the nickname “Warthog”, “Hog” or “Hawg”. The U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II demonstration team received a new jet, serial 80-0275, in September 2019, in anticipation of the 2020 airshow season. The aircraft was given a new paint ...

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5 Most Advanced Fighter Jets of 2020

5 Most Advanced Fighter Jets of 2020

Air Forces are currently developing their most advanced 5th generation fighter jets, with manufacturers around the world shaping the future of combat aircraft. The emergence of global powers and increased territorial disputes are pushing defence forces to reconsider strategies where aerial dominance becomes a priority for victory. Manufacturers like Lockheed Martin, Mikoyan, Dassault, Airbus, BAE Systems and China’s Chengdu Aerospace ...

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3 Reasons Why Raytheon Technologies Will Dominate Aerospace & Defense

3 Reasons Why Raytheon Technologies Will Dominate Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace industry has taken a drastic fall with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Investors are now wondering when commercial aviation will return to 2019 economic levels and are skeptical about the industry’s future. Slow recovery? Raytheon Technologies CEO, Greg Hayes recently stated to media that it is going to be a slow recovery, perhaps it’s going to take years, ...

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Narrow Body Boeing and Airbus Aircraft : Different Design Features

Narrow Body Boeing and Airbus Aircraft : Different Design Features

Commercial aviation has been dominated by Boeing and Airbus for the past 20 years, with each manufacturer owning 50% of the global commercial aviation market. Boeing has been in the aviation industry for longer, founded in 1916, while the Airbus consortium began in 1970. They are the greatest rivals in commercial aerospace today. Even for aircraft lovers, telling the two ...

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Wide Body Boeing vs Airbus: How To Tell the Difference Between their Aircraft

Wide Body Boeing vs Airbus: How To Tell the Difference Between their Aircraft

For aircraft aficionados, the differences between Airbus and Boeing might seem obvious. For the rest, aircraft identification may not be so easy. Boeing and Airbus commercial aircraft have similar looking fuselages, and one might find it difficult to distinguish between them. In fact, there are no distinct features for Boeing and Airbus. Size and shape vary by generations, sometimes the ...

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Meet Boeing’s concept of MQ-25 Stingray: An Unmanned Carrier-Based Aerial-Refueling System

Meet Boeing's concept of MQ-25 Stingray: An Unmanned Carrier-Based Aerial-Refueling System

The United States Navy plans to procure unmanned aircraft that could refuel F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, EA-18G Growler and F-35 mid-air, effectively increasing their operating radius. MQ-25 would be the world’s first carrier-based Unmanned  Aeriel-Refueling System. The United States Navy has expressed interest in a refuelling system that has stealth capabilities. The video released by Boeing Defense shows a sneak preview ...

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Boeing might stop Manufacturing Fighter Planes

Boeing might stop Manufacturing Fighter Planes

With future-focused solutions, Boeing is the name reckoned for fixed wing aircraft, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, unmanned systems and weapons. Having built world-class military planes for almost a century, now the sad news is that the company is getting ready for a fighter-less future. So far this year, the company is said to have delivered nine of its F-15 Eagle fighters, ...

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Boeing supports USAF launch of Raytheon MALD-J

Boeing earlier this month supported the U.S. Air Force in the first powered launch of a Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) from a B-52. The successful test, in which the electronic jammer was launched from a B-52 Stratofortress, took place over the Gulf of Mexico at the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., test range. Boeing designed the avionics software ...

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MMRCA contenders will showcase full flight display at Aero India 2011

The Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) Competition,  commonly known as the MMRCA Tender that involves six contenders bidding for the deal, will be showcasing their full flight display at Aero India 2011. The MMRCA deal is an ongoing competition to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft in order to modernize and expand the Indian Air Force. ...

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