Category JET

The world’s first printed jet engine

Opening new manufacturing opportunities for Australia in aerospace, medicine and light industry Monash University researchers along with collaborators from CSIRO and Deakin University have printed a jet engine. In fact Monash and their spin-out company Amaero, have printed two engines. One is on display this week at the International Air Show in Avalon, while the […]

Final Conforming Vision SF50® Personal Jet Takes Flight to Complete Certification Fleet

CIRRUS AIRCRAFT NEWS Duluth, Minn. (22 December 2014) – Cirrus Aircraft announced today the successful maiden flight of the third and final conforming flight test aircraft, ‘C-Two’ (C2), in their Vision SF50 personal jet program. The initial flight of C2 marks the latest significant milestone for the Vision™ jet program as C2 now joins C0 […]

Dassault Aviation Reveals First Falcon 8X

Dassault Aviation Reveals First Falcon 8X Next step: maiden flight in first quarter 2015 December 17, 2014 (Bordeaux-Merignac, France): Dassault Aviation today rolled back the curtains on the ultra long range Falcon 8X, the company’s new flagship and the latest addition to the growing Falcon business jet family. Unveiled at Dassault’s Bordeaux-Merignac facility before an […]

F-35A Cost Per Flying Hour Exceeds F-16 by 10%

By Amy Butler abutler@aviationweek.com Source: AWIN First The F-35A is expected to cost about 10% more to operate than the F-16 it is intended to replace for the U.S. Air Force and other international military services, according to U.S. government officials.   USAF Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program executive officer overseeing the F-35 program, told Dutch […]

Actual secret Chinese J20 stealth jet… Artist’s rendition from smuggled underground pictures…the J20 shown to the public and to the press is a fake!

Filed April 1, 2013 It looks like the J20 shown to the world is a head fake the real J20-X program is more radical and we have the first artists rendition based on secret photos shown to us. The J20 shown “leaked to the world” is a low tech aircraft that is being put out there […]

Engine Investigation Clears F-35 To Return To Flight

By Guy Norris guy_norris@aviationweek.com Source: AWIN First March 01, 2013 The temporary grounding of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has been lifted after investigators determined the turbine blade crack which prompted the stand down was an isolated event. “Based on the findings from our initial on-wing inspection to our subsequent inspections in our lab, we determined […]

Bombardier Slips Learjet 85 Timeline To Mid-2014

Bombardier Slips Learjet 85 Timeline To Mid-2014.