A temporarily closed runway and relatively low ceilings caused a glut of aircraft to arrive into Wittman Airport at the same time Sunday, many of which flew unstable approaches by traditional metrics....More
The Textron AirLand Scorpion has become the test case for a new airworthiness initiative by the U.S. Air Force that could make non-program of record military aircraft more attractive to international buyers....More
The U.S. Air Force is contemplating pursuing a low-end, light attack “OA-X” aircraft to augment the A-10 Warthog in a close-air support role, while simultaneously aiming for a more robust replacement, dubbed “A-X2,” down the line....More
Helicopters have proved extraordinarily versatile and valuable across a wide range of missions, but even after the first brief pioneering flights their successful development involved decades of trial and error. Aviation Week takes a visual journey through that history.