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Benetti successfully launches M/Y IRONMAN, the sixth fast 140’ model

M/Y Ironman, a 42 m semi-displacement fiberglass yacht in the Class product line, has been successfully launched in Viareggio. The interiors are by US-based designer Alfred Karram Jr. Benetti has successfully launched BF206 M/Y Ironman, the sixth FAST 140’ model built so far. This yacht in the Fast category has exteriors designed by Stefano Righini,… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin and Cobham Team to Develop Next Generation Jammer Low Band for U.S. Navy’s Electronic Warfare Aircraft

Next Generation Jammer Low Band will replace the AN/ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System currently integrated on the E/A-18G GROWLER® Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Cobham (LSE: COB) are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) competition to replace the U.S. Navy’s ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft. “The Lockheed… Read More ›

Helite Aviation will receive the first Bell 505 with VVip configuration

  Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) signed a VIP interior in the first commercially operated Bell 505 today at Heli-Expo. Montreal, QC based, Helite Aviation has ordered the first Bell 505 MAGnificent to be operated as a commercial, for hire aircraft in the North American region. Helite’s Bell 505 will be customized by Mecaer  and… Read More ›

HMS Queen Elizabeth returned to UK waters last month following completion of Merlin and Chinook flying trials carried out to support the helicopters’ clearance to land on the carrier.

The trials, conducted by QinetiQ and the Air Warfare Centre under the Air Test & Evaluation Centre (ATEC) partnership, brought the two aircraft together on deck for the first time as part of a cost-saving initiative negotiated between QinetiQ and the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The Merlin trial was originally contracted in April 2016,… Read More ›

Second Lockheed Martin T-50A Takes Flight in Greenville, South Carolina

Ongoing flight tests highlight established, lowest-risk T-X offering Two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, South Carolina. The inaugural Feb. 20 flight of the second production-ready T-50A from Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) operations center in Greenville further demonstrates the company’s established, lowest-risk offering in… Read More ›

Boeing Completes Delivery of RAAF Super Hornets Ahead of Schedule

Four new Boeing [NYSE: BA] F/A-18F Super Hornets joined the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Super Hornet fleet at RAAF Base Amberley today, completing delivery of all 24 RAAF Super Hornets ahead of contract schedule. The arrival at the base was marked by the four new Super Hornets joining 16 other RAAF F/A-18Fs for a… Read More ›

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