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May 30, 2020, 5:01 AM

USAF Bombers Demonstrate European Commitments

At a time of political tension with Russia, long-range U.S. bomber missions to Europe send a clear message to Moscow.

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Jun 1, 2020 - 11:55 AM
China, India among possible partners for Embraer’s commercial aircraft business.
Jun 1, 2020 - 9:15 AM
The sale of the CRJ program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries moves ahead amid steep losses at the Japanese company.
Cleaver weapon
May 31, 2020 - 5:14 AM
Dropping munitions from transport aircraft is being tested as part of the “arsenal plane” concept to deliver increased numbers of long-range weapons.
B-1B Ukraine
May 30, 2020 - 5:01 AM
At a time of political tension with Russia, long-range U.S. bomber missions to Europe send a clear message to Moscow.
Magnix Grand Caravan
May 29, 2020 - 6:38 AM
Magnix is partnering with AeroTec to re-engine the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan single turboprop with an electric propulsion system.
A400M Atlas
May 29, 2020 - 6:01 AM
The A400M military airlifter has become the first aircraft in its class to be able to fly automatically at low level.
Epic Aircraft E1000
May 28, 2020 - 5:42 PM
Epic Aircraft said deliveries of its all-composite turboprop single were partly hampered by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Embraer
May 28, 2020 - 3:27 PM
Mitsubishi’s latest problems might lighten the heavy load Embraer must carry to achieve recovery.
May 27, 2020 - 5:24 PM
A return to production of the 737 Max marks the start of a process expected to result in a 31-aircraft monthly production rate by next year.
May 27, 2020 - 12:36 PM
Boeing CEO David Calhoun said the company will begin involuntary layoffs of 6,770 U.S. employees this week.