Video: Boeing Provides P-8 Update At Farnborough Airshow 2022

Aug 03, 2022
Shortly after the 150th aircraft has been delivered, Boeing says it sees more international interest in the 737-based submarine-hunting aircraft. The…
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Video: Farnborough Airshow 2022's Flying Display

Aug 02, 2022
RAF F35, Hurkus, Boeing 777X and more. Watch some of the aircraft in action during the flying display.
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Video: Norwegian Startup Flyr Uses Flexibility To Weather Challenging Start

By Victoria Moores Jul 27, 2022
Flyr CEO Tonje Wikstrøm Frislid talks about her experience of launching an airline mid-pandemic and her growth plans for the airline.
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Royal Air Force Advances Synthetic Aviation Fuels Work

By Tony Osborne Jul 22, 2022
The UK Royal Air Force is advancing its work on the development of synthetic aviation fuels as it eyes becoming net zero by 2040.
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UK Unveils HVX Hypersonic Demonstrator Plan

By Guy Norris Jul 22, 2022
RAF high-speed testbed plan provides hypersonic debut opportunity for Reaction Engines heat exchanger and propulsion technology.
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Tempest Demonstrator Will Ready UK Skills And Industrial Capability

By Tony Osborne Jul 22, 2022
Tempest’s demonstrator will likely test low-observable airframe technologies and supersonic weapon launch from internal bay.
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Loyal Wingman Concepts Changing As Designs Evolve

By Steve Trimble Jul 22, 2022
Original concepts for an “attritiable” Loyal Wingman are diverging in favor of a mix of greater and lesser advanced platforms.
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Farnborough Airshow Makes Comeback Amid Industry Turbulence

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2022
The first major air show since the pandemic began reinforces that restarting the industry is a greater challenge than anticipated.
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Airbus To Flight-Test CFM RISE Open Rotor On A380

By Guy Norris Jul 22, 2022
Airbus adds second A380 to CFM RISE-related flight-test plan, with dedicated aircraft modification set for open-rotor evaluation.
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Inmarsat To Co-Sponsor UAM Outreach Events

By Bill Carey Jul 21, 2022
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat and Flight Crowd, a not-for-profit organization formed to promote public awareness of urban air mobility, will collaborate on a series of outreach events.
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Rolls-Royce, Safran Team On Cruise Missile Engine Development

By Tony Osborne Jul 21, 2022
The Power Units of Rolls-Royce and Safran are partnering to develop an engine for the subsonic cruise missile element of the Franco-British Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) program.
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Leonardo Helicopters To Develop Rotary-Wing Proteus UAS In UK

By Tony Osborne Jul 21, 2022
Leonardo Helicopters has been awarded a £60 million ($71.7 million) contract to build and fly an uncrewed rotary-wing aerial system technology demonstrator.
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U.S. Air Force Rules Out Used 737s For Wedgetail

By Brian Everstine Jul 21, 2022
The U.S. Air Force is ruling out taking the British route of acquiring used Boeing 737 business jets to quickly convert to its new E-7A Wedgetail standard and requiring new build aircraft, though the company says it could accelerate its military line to speed up the program if there is enough demand.
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Astraius Selects Throttleable Motor For Three-Stage Space Launcher

By Steve Trimble Jul 21, 2022
UK-based horizontal space launch company Astraius has selected Northrop Grumman and Exquadrum to be suppliers for a three-stage rocket system. 
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Textron Unveils Maritime Patrol Variant Of Cessna Business Jet

By Steve Trimble Jul 21, 2022
Textron Aviation said on July 20 that a new variant of the Cessna Citation Longitude can perform the maritime patrol aircraft mission.
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Cargolux Selects 777-8F As 747-400F Replacement

By Guy Norris Jul 21, 2022
The Luxembourg-based carrier has announced orders for 11 777-8Fs as part of a broader commitment which could see the airline acquire around 20 additional aircraft.
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MHIRJ Expands European CRJ MRO Network

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jul 21, 2022
Air Nostrum Engineering and Maintenance has signed an agreement to become an MHIRJ Authorized Service Facility.
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A Progress Report On The USAF Secretary’s Top Priorities

By Brian Everstine Jul 21, 2022
Now that the service has collected and digested industry feedback, USAF Secretary Frank Kendall says he has a clearer idea of what is possible and what programs are realistic in the near term.
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Qatar Airways Firms Order For 25 Boeing 737-10s

By Karen Walker Jul 21, 2022
Qatar Airways' Boeing order firms an MOU it signed in January after Airbus canceled the airline’s A321neo order.
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Video: What Airbus’ Chief Salesman Expects at Farnborough

Jul 21, 2022
Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christian Scherer spoke with Aviation Week’s Jens Flottau and Joe Anselmo on the opening day of the show.
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Video: Boeing’s 737-10 and 777-9: Twins On Display at Farnborough Airshow 2022

Jul 21, 2022
Facing challenging times on both programs, Boeing put on lively flying displays with the 737-10 and 777-9 amid growing confidence that certification tests will soon begin on the latest MAX, potentially paving the way for deliveries to begin in 2023.
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Rolls-Royce’s Rapid Development Paves Way for New Small Engine Family

By Tony Osborne Jul 21, 2022
The engine-maker is using digital design tools and rapid manufacturing processes to accelerate Orpheus engine development.
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Airbus Wins Autonomous Refueling Approval; Boeing Reveals Demo

By Brian Everstine Jul 21, 2022
The OEM rivalry was on full display at Farnborough as they elbowed each other for the autonomous refueling spotlight.
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Podcast: Farnborough Returns With Sustainability The Hot Topic

By Alan Dron Jul 21, 2022
ATW Editors covering the airshow, back after a four-year gap, talk about the commercial air transport buzz, orders, technology announcements and that heatwave.
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Airbus Completes First ‘Wing Of Tomorrow’ Prototype

By Angus Batey Jul 20, 2022
The first of three prototype demonstrators has been finished.
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