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
Turkish 747 Freighter Crash Kills 38  1
A Boeing 747-400 Freighter operated by a Turkish cargo airline crashed into a residential area of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, killing the crew and more than 30 people on the ground.
Turkish Aerospace Industries’ Hurkus Trainer Progresses  4
Turkey is developing the Hurkus into an advanced trainer and a battlefield warrior.
Leonardo Signs Deals For Italian Attack Helos,Trainers 
Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo has signed deals with Rome to deliver a new attack helicopter for the Italian army, and an initial order for the new M345 High Efficiency Trainer (HET).
Leonardo CEO Sees Defense Electronics As Growth Driver 
CEO Mauro Moretti spoke to journalists in London Jan. 12 as the company—previously known as Finmeccanica—formally revealed its new British identity, Leonardo MW.
Airbus Sells Shares In Atlas Elektronik 
Airbus, which had a 49% stake in naval electronics firm Atlas Elektronik, is selling its interest to majority stakeholder ThyssenKrupp.
Damaged Component Caused Unstable S-92 Landing 
British air accident investigators looking into the cause of an unstable landing of a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter onto a North Sea oil platform have focused their attention on a damaged tail rotor component.
Unstable S-92 Landing Caused By Damaged Component 
British air accident investigators looking into the cause of an unstable landing of a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter onto a North Sea oil platform have focused their attention on a damaged tail rotor component.
North Sea Incident Prompts S-92 Checks 
Sikorsky has called for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) and tail rotor inspections of the S-92 utility helicopter following an incident on a North Sea offshore platform in December.
Incident In North Sea Prompts S-92 Review 
Sikorsky has called for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) and tail rotor inspections of the S-92 utility helicopter following an incident on a North Sea offshore platform in December.
Airbus, Leonardo Win UK Support Contracts 
Airbus Defense and Space and Leonardo have secured £680 million ($826.4 million) worth of support contracts from the UK defense ministry.
Smartphone App Could Analyze Laser Attacks 
Britain’s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has developed a smartphone app which could analyze laser events with aircraft and provide law enforcement agencies with the information they need to prosecute offenders.
Smartphone App Could Analyze Aircraft Laser Attacks 
Britain’s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has developed a smartphone app which could analyze laser events with aircraft and provide law enforcement agencies with the information they need to prosecute offenders.
Turkish Aerospace Industries CEO Plots Rapid Growth Course  1
After growing Turkish Airlines, Temel Kotil plans to nurture Turkish Aerospace Industries to a new level.
Tiger Upgrade Plans Take Shape 
Airbus Helicopters has begun airframe studies on the Tiger attack helicopter to assess whether the aircraft will need structural modifications to see out a 40-year operational life.
Empire Test Pilots School Undertaking Modernization 
Britain’s Empire Test Pilots School (ETPS) is to receive a new fleet of turboprop trainers and single-engine light helicopters as it prepares to align its training regime with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations.
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