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F-16 Fighting Falcon

F-16 Fighting Falcon

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multirole fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations. 

Military F-16 jet collides mid-air with private Cessna aircraft

Military F-16 jet collides mid-air with private Cessna aircraft

SHAW AFB, S.C., 7 July 2015. An F-16 C Fighting Falcon military aircraft from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, collided with a Cessna 150 private, two-seat, general aviation airplane near Joint Base Charleston at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

Bell 525 Relentless commercial fly-by-wire helicopter achieves first flight

Bell 525 Relentless commercial fly-by-wire helicopter achieves first flight

AMARILLO, Texas, 7 July 2015. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the maiden flight of its Bell 525 Relentless super-medium helicopter at the company’s aircraft assembly center in Amarillo, Texas.

Bell 525 Relentless first flight powered by Astronics advanced electronics

Bell 525 Relentless first flight powered by Astronics advanced electronics

EAST AURORA, N.Y., 7 July 2015. The Bell 525 Relentless from Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, completed its first flight with the help of a secondary electrical power distribution system with CorePower electronic circuit breaker units (ECBUs) from Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES), part of Astronics Corp. (NASDAQ:ATRO), in Kirkland, Wa.

Lockheed Martin ready to build 94 F-35 combat jets in $920.4 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 6 July 2015. The U.S. military is placing orders worth nearly a billion dollars with Lockheed Martin Corp. to prepare for building 94 F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter combat jets. The order involves conventional and vertical takeoff and landing versions, as well as carrier versions.

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