US Navy Orders Six Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced that it received a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for initial production the 737 airliner-based P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
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The US Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by US Navy)

Why the Pentagon’s New Fighter Jet Will Now Cost More Than $1 Trillion

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is slated to replace nearly all of the other tactical jets in the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. But getting there is going to be slow and expensive, as a new government report details.
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The B-25 "Grumpy". (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)

Mission Briefing: Doolittle Raiders 70th Anniversary Flight Prepares for Departure

The World War II B-25 bomber known as Grumpy will soon make a historic flight commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid.
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The last flying Boeing 720 (C-FETB), whose final decades were spent working as a Pratt & Whitney engine testbed, is seen here taking off from Plattsburgh in 2008. (Photo by Senga Butts)

The Last Flying Boeing 720 Flies No More

This week marked the final flight of the last remaining airworthy Boeing 720, concluding the unique airliner's nearly 53 years of service.
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New US Air Force Budget Grounds Airshow Demonstration Teams

The Pentagon's cost-cutting measures will not only disappoint millions of fans, but could jeopardize the entire airshow business nationwde.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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