Tony Osborne

Tony Osborne
London Bureau Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines. Tony has covered avionics, unmanned vehicles, the supply chain and cyberwarfare.

 

Articles
Turkey To Sign Contracts For Smallsat Launch Site 
Turkey will soon sign contracts to develop the infrastructure for a satellite launch capability.
Turkish Lira Drop Could Affect Defense Programs, Airline Bottom Lines  1
Turkey threatens to look for allies elsewhere as it wrestles with unrest at home and spat with U.S. deepens.
OEMs Start Turning Data Into Gold 
Aiming for streamlined production and improved in-service reliability, Airbus expands Skywise to suppliers.
USAF Deploys Raptors To Poland 
The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors to Poland in what is the largest deployment of fifth-generation fighters into Eastern Europe yet.
Turkish Aerospace Offering Anka UAV To Indonesia 
Turkish Aerospace (TAI) is gearing up to offer its Anka medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned air system to Indonesia.
German Navy To Get Skeldar Rotary-Wing UAVs 
The German Navy has purchased a pair of Skeldar V-200 rotary-wing unmanned air vehicles for use from its Braunschweig-class corvettes.
Drones Could ‘Herd’ Birds To Prevent Strikes 
A team of scientists has developed an algorithm that could allow UAVs to “herd” flocks of birds away from airports and lessen the risks of bird strikes.
Virgin Atlantic Pushes UK To Ease Heathrow Immigration Waits 
Virgin Atlantic has joined the growing list of airlines expressing concerns about immigration queues at London Heathrow Airport.
Paramount Plans Center Of Excellence For U.S. Mirage F1 Fleet 
South Africa’s Paramount Group is looking to establish a “center of excellence” for the Dassault Mirage F1.
Second UAE Global 6000 ISR Jet Makes First Flight 
A second Bombardier Global 6000 business jet modified for electronic and signals-intelligence-gathering missions has made its first post-conversion flight.
Second UAE Global 6000 ISR Jet Makes First Flight 
A second Bombardier Global 6000 business jet modified for electronic and signals-intelligence-gathering missions has made its first post-conversion flight.
Zephyr Flies For More Than 25 Days 
Airbus’ Zephyr S high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) has broken its flight time record by flying nonstop for almost 26 days.
Hurjet Trainer Will Be Steppingstone To Turkish Indigenous Fighter  2
The jet trainer is expected to provide experience in fly-by-wire flight controls and supersonic flight.
Second Batch Of F-35s Arrives in UK 
The five F-35s touched down after dusk at Marham on Aug. 3, joining the four aircraft that arrived in June.
Drones Used In Maduro Assassination Attempt 
Venezuela’s government says two explosive-laden multi-copters were used in an apparent failed assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro.
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