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
Typhoon and Storm Shadow Integration Contract Signed 
The Eurofighter consortium firms up a deal to integrate MBDA’s Storm Shadow cruise missile onto the aircraft.
AgustaWestland Completes Unmanned Helicopter Demonstration 
The company has completed an unmanned and optionally piloted rotorcraft demo for the Italian defense ministry.
Piaggio Tests Hammerhead Flight Modes 
The Italian business jet manufacturer has advanced flight tests of a medium-altitude long-endurance UAV variant of the P.180 Avanti.
Airbus To Develop X3 Successor
Airbus Helicopters is to develop a large-scale compound helicopter to further develop the technologies used its in X3 high-speed demonstrator.
Alenia and ATK Complete C-27J Gun Trials
AleniaAermacchi and ATK have completed a critical first phase of ground and flight testing of the MC-27J Pretorian multi-mission aircraft.
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Jul 24, 2014
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Photos: London's Heathrow Airport: Seven-Seven-Heaven!

In recent years the number of airlines operating Boeing's long-range, high capacity 777 (particularly the -300 series, but also some smaller -200s) has increased noticeably at the UK's premier international gateway....More
Jul 24, 2014
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Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....More
Jul 24, 2014
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How An Su-25 Can Shoot Down A Faster, Higher-Flying Aircraft

Russian explanations for the shootdown of MH17 are longer on nostalgia than credibility....More
Jul 24, 2014
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Less Dome than Sieve?

As Middle East conflict escalates, critics question Iron Dome's effectiveness....More
Jul 23, 2014
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Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222

ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew in June 2000 and was delivered to Transasia Airways in July 2000....More
Jul 23, 2014
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Airframe details for Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli

According to photos on a Facebook page, A330-200 5A-ONF, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, was destroyed by fire during fighting at Tripoli on July 20th....More

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