Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief , Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Tony Osborne

in Ares Jul 14, 2014

A Greek Tragedy

While the Royal International Air Tattoo should have been the venue for the international debut of the F-35 Lightning II, it was also the final....More
in Ares Jul 03, 2014

Podcast: The F-35 Goes International

Our editors discuss the F-35’s deployment to the U.K., the evolution of Europe’s fighters in the face of competition and how those....More
in Ares Jul 02, 2014

U.K. Enthusiasts On F-35 #davewatch

The U.K.’s aviation enthusiast community is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first F-35s at RAF Fairford in the U.K....More
in Ares Jun 27, 2014

Qatar Emiri Air Force Through The Lens

Qatar's fleet of Mirage 2000 fighters are rarely seen, let alone photographed outside the desert kingdom. But Exercise Anatolian Eagle 14-2 in Turkey....More
in Ares May 16, 2014

50 Days To Go - HMS Queen Elizabeth

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance is getting the first of the U.K's two new aircraft carriers shipshape for an appearance with the Queen....More
in Ares Apr 16, 2014

The Long Goodbye

The end of the Dassault Mirage F1 is nigh, but fortunately the French Air Force doesn’t believe in quick farewells....More
in Ares Feb 05, 2014

VIDEO - Taranis…Out of the Black

The U.K. defense ministry and BAE Systems have given the white world the first glimpses behind the veil which has shrouded the now £185 million ($....More
in Ares Jan 09, 2014

Kuwaiti C-17 Emerges

The first of two Boeing C-17 Globemasters destined for the Kuwait Air Force has emerged from the company’s Long Beach assembly line....More
in Ares Nov 21, 2013

Operation Weatherman - Saving the RAF's C-130Js

The story of a freak hailstorm at Kandahar airbase, Afghanistan back in April of this year has been widely covered, but few details have been....More
in Ares Nov 21, 2013

First Hop for the Hammerhead

Piaggio have achieved the first major steps in turning their distinctive Piaggio Avanti business turboprop into the Hammerhead medium altitude long....More

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