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Lockheed Martin new hybrid aircraft is aimed at the asian market

This hybrid aircraft is becoming a game changing aviation milestone and is the result of hundreds of millions of US dollars of research and development being focused on reducing the costs of moving freight, particularly in remote locations.

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Source: Breaking Defense
Sikorsky Unveils HH-60U For Air Force Nuke Response

The day before the Air Force Association’s annual winter conference begins, it was announced that that Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky will offer an updated version of the Black Hawk helicopter - HH-60U

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Source: Rotorhub
Heli-Expo 2017: Going for green helicopters

Innovative rotor blade technology is helping reduce noise levels exerted by helicopters but there is still a long way to go.

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Source: Pakistan Observer
Pakistan orders more AW139 copters

The new AW139 helicopters is the perfect fit for Pakistan's operational environment, these helicopters are expected to perform search and rescue and emergency medical service duties in the country.

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Source: Rotorhub
Singapore’s new helicopter numbers revealed

Singapore will receive 16 Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracals and ten Boeing CH-47F Chinooks as part of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Helicopter Group's modernisation plans. The information was revealed in the most recent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) arms transfer report.

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Source: Business Times
Airbus takes new hit for A400M as core profit beats forecasts

Airbus has adapted a new financial format after completing a sensitive reorganisation. In return, the company recognises the dominance of its civil business. A last minute surge in civil jetliner deliveries last year also compensated for the weaker helicopter and defence markets.

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