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
Mexican Air Force Stops Fast Jet Operations 
The Mexican air force has ended fast jet operations with the retirement of its Northrop F-5 Tiger fleet.
South Africa Planning Modernized Rooivalk Helo 
Airbus Helicopters and Denel Aviation have signed a cooperation deal to modernize South Africa’s fleet of Rooivalk attack helicopters.
Dragonfire Consortium Wins UK Laser Contract 
A consortium led by European missile manufacturer MBDA has been awarded a £30 million ($39.25 million) contract to develop and demonstrate a laser weapon for the UK defense ministry.
Northern Ireland To Get Air Ambulance 
British helicopter provider Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore has been chosen as the operator of Northern Ireland’s future air ambulance helicopters.
UK Buys BriteCloud Decoys 
The British defense ministry has become the launch customer for Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s BriteCloud expendable active decoy, following successful trials of the system from a Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4 last year.
Aero Vodochody Restarts L-159 Production 
Czech aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody has restarted limited production of the L-159 Advanced Light Combat Aircraft (ALCA).
Czech Republic Could Host Multinational Pilot Training 
The Czech air force is leading discussions with four other European nations to set up a Multinational Aviation Training Center in the country.
Antonov Breaks Russian Ties On NATO Airlift Program 
Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov is severing ties with Russian operators, a move that could impact several key NATO airlift programs.
Straightline Aviation Examines Humanitarian Role For Airship 
Straightline Aviation, the launch customer for Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship, is investigating the potential of delivering health services from the aircraft.
Humanitarian Role Eyed For Hybrid Airship 
Britain’s Straightline Aviation, the launch customer for Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship, is investigating delivering health services from the aircraft.
Second E-Scan Radar Test Typhoon Flown 
Airbus Defense and Space has flown the second Eurofighter Typhoon to be used for testing of the Euroradar Captor-E active electronically scanned array radar.
Antonov Completing Final Assembly Of An-132D 
Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov says it plans to fly the first prototype of the An-132D light airlifter before the end of this year.
Rolls-Royce Appoints New COO 
Simon Kirby, currently the CEO of the UK’s High Speed 2 (HS2) railway network project, will join Rolls-Royce in the coming months, the company announced Sept. 10.
New COO Appointed By Rolls-Royce 
Simon Kirby, currently the CEO of the UK’s High Speed 2 (HS2) railway network project, will join Rolls-Royce in the coming months, the company announced Sept. 10.
Rolls-Royce Appoints New COO 
Aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has appointed a new chief operating officer following a shakeup of senior management announced last December.
 

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