Rockwell B1-B Lancer flying past RAF Fairford (Max Thrust Digital)
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US Bombers arrive in UK for latest deployment

The United States Air Force (USAF) has started its latest Bomber Task Force deployment to the UK as Rockwell B1-B Lancer strategic bombers arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire yesterday. The aircraft from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas arrived at RAF Fairford early yesterday [read more]

Airbus handsover the firsdt C295 built for the Indian Air Force at a ceremony in Seville, Spain
Aviation engineering news

First Airbus C295 delivered to Indian Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has handed over the first Airbus C295 military transport aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF) this week at Airbus; site in Seville, Spain. The first IAF C295 was equipped in a transport configuration and with an indigenous electronic warfare suite and is the first of [read more]

A USAF F35 Lightning II demonstrates at Farnborough
Aviation engineering news

Construction begins on German F-35 factory

Construction of an F-35 production facility in Weeze, Germany has begun following a groundbreaking ceremony attended by top officials including the Supreme Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). Rheinmetall, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are working in partnership for the new state-of-the-art factory which will build the centre fuselage [read more]

Boeing 737-10 on approach (Image: Nick Harding /UK Aviation Media)
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Boeing delivered 136 airliners in 2nd Quarter of 2023

The 2nd quarter results from US aerospace giant Boeing showed that it delivered 136 airliners in the period bringing the year-to-date deliveries to 266. The majority of deliveries were of single-aisle Boeing 737 airliners with the total being 103. Boeing 787 Dreamliners were the next most popular with 20 being [read more]