Military Trainers & Light Attack http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/42001/more en Will USAF Actually Buy A Light Attack Aircraft This Time? http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time <div class="field-byline"> Lara Seligman </div> <div class="field-deck"> The U.S. Air Force does not have the best track record of putting procurement dollars toward light attack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A decision to put dollars toward procuring a light attack fleet is far from certain, and the Air Force does not have a good track record of following through on this particular issue. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Blog Defense North America Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:21:00 +0000 1746501 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Reveals T-X Cockpit Layout http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout <div class="node-body article-body">The company this week released the first images of its T-X cockpit, revealing a 21st century knobless and switchless touchscreen large-area display.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:26:00 +0000 1744411 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Boeing released this image of its BTX next-generation trainer proposal on Jan. 30:&nbsp;Boeing&nbsp;</p> 10 Contenders For Light-Attack/ISR Missions http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions <div class="node-body gallery-body">A wide range of aircraft are pursuing the perceived market for affordable light-attack/surveillance platforms for use in counterinsurgency and other low-threat operations.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions#comments Galleries Aerospace 2018 Military Trainers & Light Attack Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense A&D Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1726591 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Grounds T-6 Trainers After Hypoxia-Like Events http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events <div class="node-body article-body">The USAF has grounded the Beechcraft T-6 Texan II training aircraft at Vance AFB after five pilots reported physiological episodes with hypoxia-like symptoms.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Defense Defense Top Stories Operations Top Story - Home AWIN North America Wed, 29 Nov 2017 21:21:00 +0000 1719261 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;">L3 Communications crew chief Blake Dryden monitors T-6 components as airmen prepare to taxi at Vance AFB, Oklahoma, on Aug. 28: David Poe</span></p> For T-X, U.S. Air Force Seeks Safer New Ejection Seat http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Air Force seeks state-of-the-art escape system for T-X trainer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The service’s new trainer will feature a next-generation ejection seat designed to improve safety for student pilots.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Defense AWST North America Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1705591 at http://aviationweek.com Martin-Baker Saab CEO Touts U.S.-Built T-X Trainer http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-ceo-touts-us-built-t-x-trainer <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Swedish manufacturer is exploring options for a U.S. facility to build the new trainer. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-ceo-touts-us-built-t-x-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-ceo-touts-us-built-t-x-trainer#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe North America Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1694271 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Preparing To Send Light Attack Contenders To Combat http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-preparing-send-light-attack-contenders-combat <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with preparations to take two off-the-shelf light attack turboprop aircraft downrange to fight terrorists next year. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-preparing-send-light-attack-contenders-combat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-preparing-send-light-attack-contenders-combat#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN North America Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0000 1690801 at http://aviationweek.com AT-6: Hawker Beechcraft Saab Would Bring T-X Workshare To U.S. http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-would-bring-t-x-workshare-us <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and Saab say 90% of their clean-sheet BTX aircraft would be made in the U.S. if it is selected for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X Advanced Pilot Training program. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-would-bring-t-x-workshare-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/saab-would-bring-t-x-workshare-us#comments AOC International Symposium & Convention Military Trainers & Light Attack AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0000 1687381 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Sweden&#39;s Saab Group will stand up a manufacturing and production facility stateside if the next-generation combat trainer it has jointly developed with Boeing is chosen by the U.S. Air Force for T-X: James Drew, Aviation Week</p> T-X Trainer Competition Narrows Ahead Of Down-Select http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/t-x-trainer-competition-narrows-ahead-down-select <div class="field-deck"> Boeing, Leonardo DRS and Lockheed Martin await notice of T-X award </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing, Leonardo DRS and Lockheed are the final contenders for the Air Force’s $16 billion T-X competition, ahead of a down-select this fall.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/t-x-trainer-competition-narrows-ahead-down-select" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/afa-national-convention/t-x-trainer-competition-narrows-ahead-down-select#comments AOC International Symposium & Convention Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1684891 at http://aviationweek.com Could Light-Attack Fleet Help Stem U.S. Air Force Pilot Losses? http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/could-light-attack-fleet-help-stem-us-air-force-pilot-losses <div class="node-body article-body">Top service officials believe a light-attack fleet would provide an additional track to season new fighter pilots.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/could-light-attack-fleet-help-stem-us-air-force-pilot-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/could-light-attack-fleet-help-stem-us-air-force-pilot-losses#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1675491 at http://aviationweek.com Ethan D. Wagner/U.S. Air Force