Military

UK withdraws from Canadian Fighter Jet project

The Ministry of Defence has said it is withdrawing from Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) along with Airbus Defence and Space and has informed the Canadian Government accordingly. The project will see Canada purchase 88 advanced fighter aircraft in order to maintain Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged; as well [read more]

News

BAe Systems to axe over a thousand jobs

According to information obtained by Sky News, BAe Systems is to announce the loss of over one thousand jobs later this week. The majority of the job losses are expected to be at its Warton site in Lancashire. Sky News made the claim today citing sources within BAe Systems, The [read more]

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Civil Aviation

Airbus carries out unique family flight

Airbus has carried out a unique family flight including aircraft from nearly all branches of the company. The formation flight involved fixed-wing and rotary aircraft from their Commercial, Military and Helicopter businesses. It featured the Airbus A350-1000 XWB and Airbus A400M. Both of which have their wings made at Airbus [read more]