The U.S. Air Force may solicit bids for 72 new Boeing F-15s, Lockheed Martin F-16s or even Boeing F/A-18E/Fs as budget issues put planned production rates for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter out of reach....More
The Asia-Pacific’s U.S. Task Force 72 aircraft fleet will be getting more P-8A Poseidons in the coming months as part of the nation’s regular cycle changes for the Navy’s new antisubmarine and intelligence-gathering patrol workhorses, says the task force commander....More
Fleet plans have already been made for most carriers, both for short-haul and long-haul services, and Airbus and Boeing order books are full for the next eight years. Anything but some kind of pause would be both unusual and unhealthy....More
We present a lineup of events, major product introductions and first flights that, in most cases, are broadly accepted as significant punctuation marks in the history of the commercial airline industry.