Boeing T-7

By Brian Everstine
USAF is planning a round of upgrades to the Boeing T-7A Red Hawk trainer starting as early as 2025 to improve pilot safety and the aircraft’s range.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno, Steve Trimble, Irene Klotz, Guy Norris
Boeing’s new leadership in Commercial Airplanes and at the top are likely just the beginning of major changes at the manufacturing giant.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Brian Everstine
After years of scattered attempts to keep pilots in service failed to change the trend, the Air Force is renewing outreach to its aircrews.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Steve Trimble, Brian Everstine
Facing a reduction to its expected budget next year, the military cuts back on near-term aircraft procurement.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Steve Trimble
The U.S. Air Force has pushed back the in-service date by about another year for the Boeing T-7 Red Hawk to 2028.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Brian Everstine
Procurement of the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation T-7 trainer is set to begin in fiscal 2025, but at half the number originally expected.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Brian Everstine
A new effort to build and refurbish engine parts in-house has started to turn around powerplant problems with the U.S. Air Force’s T-38 trainer.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force will add an automatic ground collision avoidance system (AGCAS) to its Boeing T-7A Red Hawk trainer fleet.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Brian Everstine
Faced with an expected influx of testing with current infrastructure and staff maxed out, Edwards AFB aims to reinvent itself.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force is looking to potentially outsource its training of NATO pilots on fast jets.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Steve Trimble
Boeing plans to release a strategy soon for adapting the T-7A for new missions after the trainer jet enters full-rate production.
Dubai Airshow

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force’s first T-7A Red Hawk trainer has arrived at its main training base.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Steve Trimble
South Korea’s biannual, national airshow kicks-off Oct. 17 to mark an extraordinary two years in the evolution of the national defense industry.
Supply Chain

By Garrett Reim
Boeing and Red 6 have integrated and flown an augmented reality headset in a TA-4J jet trainer.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Brian Everstine
T-38, T-45 face decreasing mission capable rates, grounding due to aging powerplants.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The U.S. Air Force on Sept. 12 was signing the paperwork and getting ready to receive its first T-7A Red Hawk training jet.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

By Brian Everstine
The first EMD aircraft for the service took off from Boeing’s St. Louis facility.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Brian Everstine
Boeing Defense and Space CEO Ted Colbert told reporters ahead of the Paris Air Show on June 18 that the second quarter will look like the earnings of the first.
Paris Air Show

By Joe Anselmo, Guy Norris, Sean Broderick
Calhoun wants new types that delivers in the neighborhood a 20-30% improvement over today’s airplanes.
Paris Air Show

By Brian Everstine
U.S. Air Force test pilots will begin flying the T-7A Red Hawk this month.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Steve Trimble
The Boeing T-7A could receive a limited military flight release this summer, but faces the risk of new schedule delays as software and escape concerns linger.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Richard Aboulafia
The companies, services and people dependent on today’s promising new generation of aircraft would do well to heed the lessons of the past.
Budget, Policy & Operations