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  • Aug 31, 2015

    Belgian NH90 Helicopter Conducts First Rescue Mission

    The Belgian NH90 naval version conducted its first rescue mission on Aug. 28, four days after it reached its initial operational capability....More
  • Aug 28, 2015

    F-35s And F-16s Go Dutch 6

    Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s and F-16s have been practicing joint operations from Edwards Air Force Base in California....More
  • Aug 24, 2015

    Belgian Navy NH90 Helicopter Ready For Search And Rescue Missions 5

    Belgium's naval version of the NH90 helicopter, the Caiman, reached its search and rescue initial operational capability at Coxyde on the North Sea....More
  • Aug 21, 2015
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Cockpits of the Future 2

    What if commercial pilots never had to learn to fly IFR? The distinction between instrument flight rules and visual flight rules (VFR) may go away in the not-too-distant future. What if the Black Hawk successor offered military pilots a 360-degree, all-weather view on a touch screen that could easily be reconfigured? These are the sort of things we might see in next-gen cockpits. Join Aviation Week editors Jim Asker, John Croft and Graham Warwick in peering into the future....More
  • Aug 21, 2015

    What Do Spy Plane Pilots Eat? 13

    As flight durations can be lengthy U-2 pilots eat a form of liquidized food through a tube which is inserted into the helmet through a special port....More
  • Aug 20, 2015

    Watch An F-35A Fire 25mm Gun At Full Capacity 45

    This F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 millimeter Gatling gun embedded in its left wing during ground tests at Edwards AFB earlier this month....More
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