News: Farnborough

  • 2016 Farnborough International Airshow

    2016 Farnborough International Airshow

    July 16, 2016
    The Farnborough International Airshow combines a five-day tradeshow with a two-day public airshow that displays some of the world's premiere military and commercial aircraft.
  • F-35 Packs a Punch

    F-35 Packs a Punch

    AIN Online // July 13, 2016
    The F-35 is sleek and stealthy, thanks to internally-carried weapons, but that limits the operational payload and the jet’s air-to-ground capability, correct? To some extent, that is true, but here’s an alternative view.
  • Pentagon Unveils New Cost-Cutting Initiatives for F-35 Fighter Jet

    Pentagon Unveils New Cost-Cutting Initiatives for F-35 Fighter Jet

    Reuters // July 11, 2016
    The U.S. Defense Department on Monday extended by two years a project that has cut the cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter plane by more than $1 million per jet, and kicked off a similar project to cut operating and maintenance costs.
  • Phase II Cost Reductions Announced at Farnborough 2016

    Phase II Cost Reductions Announced at Farnborough 2016

    Farnborough International Airshow // July 11, 2016
    The initiatives are built upon the U.S. Government’s Better Buying Power initiatives, which encourage defense contractors and the USG acquisition community to determine new and innovative ways to reduce the cost of their goods and services.
  • F-35As Land at RAF Fairford

    F-35As Land at RAF Fairford

    RAF Fairford // June 30, 2016
    The jets join two USMC and one UK F-35B to total six F-35s now on the ground in the UK.
  • F-35B Touches Down in the UK

    F-35B Touches Down in the UK

    June 29, 2016
    After a day of constant rain and cold temperatures, immediately after the jets landed and taxied to the front of the hangar, the sun came out and a very full and bright double rainbow appeared directly over the jets.​