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Airbus and Dassault urge their governments to act on the FCAS
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Airbus and Dassault urge their governments to act on the FCAS

This year, the Paris Air Show saw the signing of the agreement that set the legal framework for the joint development of...


Dassault Aviation delivers its first Rafale fighter jet to India
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Dassault Aviation delivers its first Rafale fighter jet to India

Ten years after the initial request for tender, the Indian Minister of Defense, Shri Rajnath Singh, received the first o...


Airbus and Boeing ready to drop the Canadian fighter jet tender?
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Airbus and Boeing ready to drop the Canadian fighter jet tender?

Airbus and Boeing might consider withdrawing from the tender launched by Canada for new fighter jets. Both manufacturers...


Dassault and Airbus present the Future Air Combat System
Paris Air Show
Events
Dassault and Airbus present the Future Air Combat System

A year after it was made official in ILA Berlin, the European fighter program unveiled itself a bit more during the Pari...


The American life of the Mirage F1
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
The American life of the Mirage F1

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) received the last of its 63 second-hand Mirage F1 from the French Arm&eac...


History hour: 50 years ago, the maiden flight of the Concorde
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
History hour: 50 years ago, the maiden flight of the Concorde

Half a century ago, one event marked the history of aviation forever. On Sunday, March 2, 1969, at 15:38, the Concorde m...


Dassault improves margin in 2018, expects even better for 2019
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
Dassault improves margin in 2018, expects even better for 2019

  Dassault Aviation published its financial result for the year 2018. The aircraft manufacturer reports a net profi...


Spain to join French-German next fighter jet program
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Spain to join French-German next fighter jet program

Spain is about to join France and Germany in the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program to develop a new European fight...


European partners begin stealth tests of nEUROn drone
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
European partners begin stealth tests of nEUROn drone

The technology demonstrator nEUROn is carrying out its fourth test campaign. Called “Low Observability”, it...


Crash of French Mirage 2000D, two pilots dead
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Crash of French Mirage 2000D, two pilots dead

UPDATED | A Dassault Mirage 2000D of the French Air Force disappeared from radar on January 9, 2019, around noon lo...