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
Gripen Withdrawn From Belgian Fighter Contest  62
Belgium’s short list for its future fighter has shrunk to three after the Swedish government withdrew Saab’s new-generation Gripen from the tender.
StandardAero Owners To Buy Vector From Airbus 
Airbus and Veritas Capital Fund Management, the owners of StandardAero, have started negotiating a possible sale of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firm Vector Aerospace.
Airbus In Talks To Sell Vector Aerospace 
Airbus and Veritas Capital Fund Management, the owners of StandardAero, have started negotiating a possible sale of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firm Vector Aerospace.
Veritas Negotiating To Buy Vector Aerospace 
Airbus and Veritas Capital Fund Management, the owners of StandardAero, have started negotiating a possible sale of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firm Vector Aerospace.
Magnate Proposes Heathrow Expansion Alternative 
The owner of an international hotel chain has proposed an alternative expansion plan for London’s Heathrow Airport in a bid to eliminate the risk involved in bridging the third runway over a major road.
British High Court Rules UK-Saudi Arms Sales Are Legal 
The British High Court has rejected claims by a campaign group that the British government was acting unlawfully by selling defense equipment to Saudi Arabia.
Norway, UK Plan To Lift H225 Grounding 
Aviation regulators in Norway and UK have announced plans to lift the restrictions placed on operators of the Airbus H225 and AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters after the loss of a Norwegian helicopter last April.
Norway, UK Plan To Lift H225 Grounding 
Aviation regulators in Norway and UK have announced plans to lift the restrictions placed on operators of the Airbus H225 and AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters after the loss of a Norwegian helicopter last April.
Bell 525 Flight-Test Activity Resumes 
Bell Helicopter has resumed flight testing of its Model 525 fly-by-wire helicopter, one year and one day since the fatal loss of the first prototype.
Bell 525 Resumes Flight Testing 
Bell Helicopter has resumed flight testing of its Model 525 helicopter one year and one day since the fatal loss of the first prototype.
Austria To Phase Out Eurofighters 
Austria plans to phase out its fleet of Eurofighter Typhoons in favor of a lower-cost alternative.
Poseidon To Recharge British Maritime Patrol Capability  1
Britain will work closely with Norway and U.S. on North Atlantic P-8 patrols.
Royal Navy’s New Flagship Carrier Begins Testing  7
Carrier finally goes to sea, but questions about UK defense spending endure.
TAI, PTDI To Cooperate On Regional Aircraft, UAVs 
LONDON—Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), and Indonesia’s PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and regional aircraft.
Turkish, Indonesian Companies Cooperating On Aircraft 
LONDON—Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), and Indonesia’s PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and regional aircraft.
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