Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief

London, UK


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.


Airbus Eyes 50% Emissions Cut With Rotorcraft Demonstrator

By Tony Osborne Nov 30, 2022
Airbus Helicopters hopes demonstrator can prove out technologies to reduce their carbon emissions by 50%.
Emerging Technologies

Production Contracts Signed For CAMM-ER Air Defense Missiles

By Tony Osborne Nov 30, 2022
MBDA’s Common Anti-Air Modular Missile-Extended Range is to move into production following Italy’s approval of the acquisition.
Missile Defense & Weapons

UK Wedgetail Delivery Slowed By Pandemic Supply Chain Issues

By Tony Osborne Nov 30, 2022
First delivery of the Boeing E-7 Wedgetail airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft to the RAF has been pushed back 12 months.
Supply Chain