Rumor: Iran Bought SU-35 Fighters

Rumor: Iran Bought SU-35 Fighters

Iran has begun training pilots to fly Su-35 fighters. According to the data presented, today we are talking about the training of 32 pilots, which, according to experts, indicates that Tehran has decided to purchase 24 to 32 Su-35 fighters...
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US Navy Tests New Laser Weapon Off Yemen Coast

US Navy Tests New Laser Weapon Off Yemen Coast

The US Navy tested an advanced laser weapon near Yemen’s coast in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday, destroying a floating target. The US Navy’s Fifth Fleet said the amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland “conducted a high-energy laser weapon syste...
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Safran, GE target open-fan RISE engine at -20% fuel burn by 2030s

Safran, GE target open-fan RISE engine at -20% fuel burn by 2030s

The CFM partnership aims for RISE to secure a -20% fuel burn reduction via the engine structural aspects alone, including a geared architecture, with further reductions from lower-emissions fuel such as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) or hydrogen. RISE — R...
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India’s Jet Airways Weights Boeing, Airbus $12 Bln order

India’s Jet Airways Weights Boeing, Airbus $12 Bln order

India’s Jet Airways is in talks with planemakers Boeing Co. and Airbus SE for an order worth $12 billion. The airline’s new owners, UAE-based businessman Murari Lal Jalan and UK investment firm Kalrock Capital, told Bloomberg News that Jet could...
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U.S. General: U.S. “Not As Advanced” As China Or Russia With Hypersonic Missiles

U.S. General: U.S. “Not As Advanced” As China Or Russia With Hypersonic Missiles

Admission comes days after another successful Russian Zircon hypersonic test in the Arctic. A top ranking general within the recently established US Space Force has voiced dire public concern that America’s hypersonic missile capabilities are significa...
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Zircon hypersonic missile test launch

Zircon hypersonic missile test launch

The Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov successfully completed a test launch of the state-of-the-art Zircon hypersonic cruise missile on Thursday, the country’s Defense Ministry has revealed. The Zircon, a scramjet anti-ship missile produced domestically, was s...
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China’s Third Aircraft Carrier Nears Launch

China’s Third Aircraft Carrier Nears Launch

China could be months away from launching its newest aircraft carrier, according to a new analysis by a Washington-based think tank. The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published commercial satellite imagery of China’s third aircr...
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Il-112V prototype military transport aircraft crashes

Il-112V prototype military transport aircraft crashes

A prototype military turboprop transport aircraft Il-112V made by Russia’s Ilyushin has crashed during a test flight, killing three people who were on board. A video of the incident shows the plane’s right engine flaming out before the aircraft tilts...
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Petitions To Keep Bezos From Returning To Earth Next Month Signed By Over 56,000 People

Petitions To Keep Bezos From Returning To Earth Next Month Signed By Over 56,000 People

Over 56,000 people have signed petitions calling to prevent Jeff Bezos from returning to earth next month, when the billionaire founder of Amazon.com is set to ride his phallic ‘New Shepard’ rocket into space along with his brother, Mark and...
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GE Sells Aircraft-Leasing Unit to AerCap for $31 Billion

GE Sells Aircraft-Leasing Unit to AerCap for $31 Billion

General Electric (NYSE:GE) took the next step in its dramatic transformation under CEO Larry Culp. The industrial titan finalized a deal to sell its GECAS aircraft-leasing business to top rival AerCap (NYSE:AER) as Culp seeks to simplify GE and refocus on...
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F-15EX Flies For First Time

F-15EX Flies For First Time

The F-15EX took off and landed from St. Louis Lambert International Airport in Missouri on Tuesday, completing a 90-minute test flight before returning to the airport. Matt Giese, Boeing F-15EX’s chief test pilot, said the new fighter jet is packed...
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Rolls-Royce warns on £2bn cash outflow

Rolls-Royce warns on £2bn cash outflow

Rolls-Royce has slashed its forecast of flying hours and expects to burn through £2bn in cash this year, as uncertainty about the new coronavirus variants and increased travel restrictions put the brakes on a recovery in air travel. The engine-maker...
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US Navy’s new Constellation-class frigate

US Navy’s new Constellation-class frigate

The U.S. Navy’s next-generation frigate, the Constellation class, is a do-or-die effort for the service and a critical test of its return to building ships around existing technologies rather than designing them around technologies in development. In a roun...
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Russia will soon test Sarmat ICBM

Russia will soon test Sarmat ICBM

Russian strategic forces will soon test Sarmat ICBM capable of beating any defenses. Russia is planning to conduct “in the near future” flight tests of its new intercontinental ballistic missile, which it says is capable of beating any defense systems....
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First Boeing 737 Max airliner takes to the skies

First Boeing 737 Max airliner takes to the skies

Yes, almost 2 years after jet’s worldwide grounding, The first commercial flight on Boeing’s controversial 737 Max jet left Miami aitport for New York’s LaGuardia Airport today morning, almost two years after the aircraft was grounded world...
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