Defense Aircraft & Propulsion

Aug 12, 2022
More missiles for Ukraine; USAF looks to speed Wedgetail buy; Canada’s Snowbirds grounded; Joby expands Agility Prime work.
Aug 08, 2022
UK officials are establishing the MQ-9B International Cooperative Program to foster closer collaboration between operators.
Aug 05, 2022
Turkish Aerospace wants to achieve TF-X fighter and Hurjet milestones on March 18, 2023.
Aug 03, 2022
The F-35 and Typhoon are soaring, while development of Franco-German FCAS and sales of the Swedish Gripen lag.
Aug 02, 2022
South Korea is becoming Poland’s new defense partner, as the NATO nation rearms in the face of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Aug 12, 2022
The U.S. Air Force’s engine buyers have a bold warning: the industrial base that develops advanced propulsion for combat aircraft is at risk and could even collapse without a decision to re-engine the F-35.
Aug 12, 2022
Thailand’s cabinet has approved THB369 million ($10.4 million) for the Royal Thai Air Force to make infrastructure preparations in anticipation of a potential F-35A acquisition.
Aug 11, 2022
The U.S. Air Force’s short-lived “Digital Century Series” plan appears to be dead for future manned fighters, but the service says the plan’s focus on rapidly iterating designs could be relevant for its future drones.
Aug 10, 2022
The Royal Canadian Air Force has grounded its CT-114 Tutor fleet as an investigation continues into an Aug. 2 mishap that damaged one of the Snowbird display team’s aircraft.
Aug 10, 2022
Joby Aviation has signed a potential $45 million expansion of its contract with the U.S. Air Force’s Agility Prime program.
Aug 10, 2022
AVIC says it has completed the first flight of the AR-500CJ uncrewed air system.
Aug 09, 2022
International sales would depend on Seoul allowing the release and export of certain UAS technologies and capabilities.
Aug 08, 2022
Pursuing higher speed and longer range for regional air mobility, Canadian startup Horizon Aircraft is preparing to fly a 50%-scale model of its planned Cavorite X5 hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.