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Nov 18, 2019
Aircraft design is all about trade-offs and pushing at the limits. Just ask British firm Condor Aviation, which is designing an aircraft to compete in the forthcoming Air Race E series of electrically powered air races.
Nov 18, 2019
Raytheon says its Joint Stand-Off Weapon (JSOW) will be cleared to fly on the F-35A within days. The certification is expected following the conclusion of operational test flights of the missile on the F-35C earlier this year, which generated sufficient data for weapon integration to be pushed beyond the carrier-optimized variant of the jet.
Nov 18, 2019
In a modern combat environment, the use of guided bomb units (GBUs) has become a traditional method of warfare. The experience gathered during the Russian counter-terrorism operation in Syria has apparently demonstrated the effectiveness of this type of ALW – air-launched weapon.
Nov 18, 2019
Buoyed by a major investment from Qinetiq, the growing firm believes the time is right to bring its broad range of consultancy, engineering and training skills to the Middle East.
Nov 18, 2019
After pioneering work by small companies in the United Arab Emirates over a period of several years, the 2017 show saw the emerging sector make some apparently significant breakthroughs. However, the companies that made a splash with exciting presentations and significant announcements two years ago are not exhibiting this year. What's happened?
Nov 18, 2019
A Chinese company’s newest aircraft project harkens back to one of aviation history’s oldest ideas: the ornithopter.
Nov 18, 2019
Delivering small packages by drone is regarded as a potentially lucrative new frontier for aviation, but a group of UAE aeronautics students wants to try something more ambitious. A pressurized water-powered rocket designed to deliver small packages is on display at the Higher Colleges of Technology Booth.
Nov 18, 2019
Airbus believes aircraft following another one can reach up to 10% in fuel burn reduction by taking advantage of wake updraft. The manufacturer…