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Marines: We'll Deploy F-35 On Time »

The U.S. Marine Corps announced that it is determined to meet its goal of having its first squadron of 10 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters ready for combat in July 2015. More

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NTSB Taking Over... »

The NTSB announced today that will take over and complete the investigation into the April 29, 2013, crash of a National Airlines Boeing 747 at Bagram Air... More

Embraer Breaks Ground On... »

Today, Embraer began construction of a major addition to its Melbourne Airport, Florida campus—a 236,000-square-foot assembly complex for its Legacy 450... More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly search of the news in the world of aviation turned up a new exhibit exploring the future of space travel, a major award for Civil Air Patrol,... More

Can Embraer's Modest Super... »

It's a not-that-expensive airplane that, on paper, looks potent if it's given the right weapons. But you can imagine how the Pentagon is a little hinky about... More

Sierra And Embraer Roll Out... »

Brazilian aircraft giant Embraer and its U.S. partner, Sierra Nevada Corp., rolled out the first the A-29 Super Tucano for the U.S. Air Force in... More

F-22 Used In Anger For The... »

The oft-maligned but remarkably capable Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor entered combat for the first time this week when an undisclosed number were used in... More