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3 hrs ago | MobyGames

New Game: Red Skies over Europe

Red Skies over Europe is an arcade combat flight simulation. The player takes the seat of the Axis or USSR fighter plane during the World War II.

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Related Topix: Messerschmitt Bf 109, Aircraft, Messerschmitt Aircraft

7 hrs ago | Metal Center News

Lockheed Martin Extends JSF Deal with Castle

A.M. Castle & Co., Franklin Park, Ill., will enter a six-year contract extension with Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Franklin Park, IL, Opinion

11 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Dassault Aviation Rolls out 250th Falcon 7X

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Related Topix: Dassault Falcon, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft, Dassault Falcon 7X, Dassault Rafale

11 hrs ago | Jalopnik

The Ten Best Civilian-to-Military Conversions

Sometimes, the military has to work with what's available at that very moment. Here are ten fantastic civilian vehicles that were turned into war machines.

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Related Topix: Cunard Line, Cruise Lines, US Military, US Army, Aircraft, Cessna Bird Dog, Cessna Aircraft, US Navy, Autos

15 hrs ago | News Max

Pentagon Official Blasts F-35 Engine Cost

A senior Pentagon official has criticized Pratt & Whitney on the over-budget and long-delayed F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Lockheed Martin Aircraft

19 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Ilyushin Il-76, Aircraft, Ilyushin Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Navy, US Military

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache

GlobeNewswire

Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Dedicates Aircraft Integration...

Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, addresses the media with, from left, Florida State Sen. John Thrasher, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Christine McGlade, Northrop Grumman manufacturing vice president and St. Augustine site manager.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US Governors, Rick Scott, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, St. Augustine, FL

The Winnipeg Free Press

Key report on F-35 rivals now complete; cabinet to decide on open competition

Public Works Minister Diane Finley says a key report that will determine whether the Harper government sticks with the F-35 jet fighter program is complete, and the federal cabinet will take a few weeks to consider its next step.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft

Flight Journal

Replica Caproni CA.3 Makes Test Flight

The Caproni Ca.3R has flown! Although technically speaking, it just made a short hop to test the response of the flight controls and engine behavior, this is a major milestone on the road to the real flight tests, which will surely take place soon.

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Related Topix: Caproni Aircraft, Aircraft, Caproni Ca.3, Fokker Aircraft, Fokker Dr.I

Thorne Today

Search for heroes' relatives

Cofio Cwmorthin Remembered are searching for relatives of aircrew killed in the mountains around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales during the Second World War.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Aircraft, Vickers Aircraft, Vickers Wellington

South China Morning Post

Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

Development of ATD-X jet part of Tokyo's effort to upgrade its defence capabilities; analysts warn it could spark claims of arms race in Asia A prototype of Japan's first domestically produced stealth fighter will get airborne before the end of the year, a significant development in Tokyo's efforts to improve its defence capabilities.

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Related Topix: Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Sukhoi Su-27, World News, China, Asia

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Defense cuts prompt Lockheed, Bell to seek new markets

As the budget battles in Congress continue, one casualty has been any kind of certainty about defense spending.

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Related Topix: Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Bell AH-1Z, Texas, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Fort Worth, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX

Solar Flare

LEGO Top Gun

This impressive build of the Top Gun plane is done in the miniland scale complete with figures.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft

Sys-Con Media

Dassault to Highlight Falcon Business Jet Lineup at ABACE 2014

Dassault will feature the top of the line Falcon 7X, the long range Falcon 900LX and the new Falcon 2000LX/S twinjets at the Asian Business Aviation & Exhibition , which will be held at .

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Politico

DoD gives new sequestration details - Public urgency missing from...

"We would also be forced to terminate most large procurement programs in order to accommodate modernization reductions that are likely to be required," Panetta predicted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines 370 walk out from a video-conference with Malaysian officials in protest at the difficulties of communications in Beijing, China, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, US Navy, US News, US Military, Australia, Ilyushin Il-76, Aircraft, Ilyushin Aircraft

Eastern Daily Press

Former RAF Coltishall steward who was on the base during the Second World War revisits historic site

She has supported brave Second World War fighter pilots and witnessed the despair of comrades after servicemen were killed in action.

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Related Topix: Bristol Blenheim, Aircraft, Bristol Aircraft

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

a Trafford social group has installed a Second World War veteran as its president.

Former RAF crewman Frank Tolley, aged 92, has taken the helm at the Hobblers and Wobblers and Friends of Trafford.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Aircraft, Avro Lancaster, Avro Aircraft

Malaysia Chronicle

Saab pitches Gripen Fighter Jets to Malaysia

Sweden's Saab Group, which makes the Gripen Multi Role Combat Aircraft , has proposed to lease its fighter jets to the Malaysian government with full warfare capabilities and no restriction.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft

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