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Air ShowsAviation & TravelBusinessCommonExpo & ConferencesFeaturedFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : The XI V International Aviation and Space Salon, which was held from August 27 to September 01, 2019, completed its work. The value of contracts and agreements signed

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Aviation & TravelCommonExpo & ConferencesFeaturedFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : Su-57, a fifth-generation jet fighter, will be demonstrated both on a static display and in flight at MAKS-2019 for the first time, as reported by RIA Novosti with

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F-35 female pilot
Maj. Rachael Winiecki, 461st Flight Test Squadron F-35 test pilot (left), and Airman 1st Class Heather Rice, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, after Winiecki landed her F-35 Lightning II on her first test mission flight during December2018. (Image: US Air Force/Kenji Thuloweit)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : Major Rachael Winiecki of the US Air Force has become the first female F-35 developmental test pilot, after she successfully completed her first flight test mission last month

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F-35B on display at RAF Marham (Image: Crown Copyright)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : The UK’s Royal Air Force has announced that it has nine F-35B Lightning jets ready to be deployed on operations around the world. Chief of the Air Staff

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An Italian Air Force's F-35 during its first flight (Image:F-35 JPO)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : The F-35 Lightning II program has reached a major milestone with the official start of its operational testing. The formal F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) started

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Photo by Kaszynski
FP150355 Reed   
Event: AM-01 Gov Flight 1    
Customer: Allie Reed Murray, F-35 Communications   
Location: Fort Worth, TX  
Pilot: Lt Col. Parzych
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : GKN Aerospace Norway today announced that it has signed an eight-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the production of diffuser cases, low pressure turbine cases and shafts

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F-35Bs belonging to the U.S. Marine Corps fly in formation alongside South Korean and Japanese aircraft during a show-of-force mission over the Korean Peninsula on Aug. 28. (Photo by Republic of Korea Air Force)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : The U.S. military’s most sophisticated fighter aircraft fleet was temporarily suspended from operations beginning Thursday as the Defense Department worked to determine which of their platforms had a

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Royal Navy pilot Commander Nathan Gray makes the first ever F-35 Lightning jet take off from HMS Queen Elizabeth (image: Royal Navy)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : The first F-35s have landed on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth during tests being conducted off the east coast of the USA. The take-off and landing

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An RAF F-35B Lightning II performs a hover manoeuvre at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 (Image: Ministry of Defence)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & Defense : Flight trials which will involve the first deck landing of an F-35B Lightning II fighter jet on the UK’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier are on course to

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 25, 2018) An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the Rough Raiders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 moves across the landing platform on flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is currently underway conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Maxwell Anderson/Released)
Aviation & TravelCommonFifth Gen FighterMilitary & DefenseTest Flight : Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft are conducting Operational Test-1 (OT-1) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. The purpose of the testing is to evaluate

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Aviation & TravelCommonExpo & ConferencesFeaturedFifth Gen FighterGlobal NewsMilitary & DefenseWeapon : Organizing Committee of MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Salon listened to the reports on the readiness of the exhibition complex, Ramenskoye airfield, air traffic control and public security assurance.

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AIM 9X F-35
Aviation & TravelBomBCommonExpo & ConferencesFeaturedFifth Gen FighterGlobal NewsMilitary & DefensePoliticsWeapon : In a joint U.S. Air Force-Navy test, a F-35A intercepted an airborne target using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X® Block I, the first short-range, air-to-air missile to be

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