Monthly Archives: May 2016

The New Normal

Bell/Boeing’s revolutionary V-22 Osprey has had very select prospects – until now. For the past ten years, Bell/Boeing have searched out additional orders for its tilt-rotor V-22 Osprey aircraft beyond the United States Air Force (USAF) and United States Marine Corps. News … Continue reading

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Swinging but not winning – the AA-107 jet trainer

Australia’s best looking aircraft was a failed collaboration with Britain. Its story tells us of the challenges of training fast jet pilots on the late 1960s. The pace of aviation development during the Cold War posed a conundrum for Air … Continue reading

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Rajawali Atlas

Indonesia has indicated a strong interest in buying the A400M Atlas. That’s good news for the TNI-AU. It’s great news for Airbus. This week, Indonesia’s Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said his country was interested in buying a “small number” of … Continue reading

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The Fast Starfighter

The re-emergence of the A-Wing Starfighter in Star Wars tells us about strategic policy and defence priorities in the Republic. A new detail came to light from the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII – Title TBA last month, with on-set photos … Continue reading

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