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 allegedly believe that the process has been rigged in favor of Lockheed Martin....


US Navy F/A-18 Hornet crashes in Philippine sea

After experiencing a mechanical problem, an F/A-18 Hornet fighter of the U.S. Navy crashed during a routine exercise in the Philippine Sea on November 12, 2018. Both pilots were rescued....


Finland seeks 64 jets to replace Hornets

Finland's Ministry of Defence plans to send out invitations to tender for the purchase of 64 new fighter jets....


Boeing wins $50M to extend F-18‘s service life

As Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike aircraft continue to face various technical issues, the Pentagon has awarded a contract to extend service life of the Super-Hornet combat jets, Sputnik News reported....


Will Trump choose Super Hornets over JSFs?

During the roll-out ceremony of the new 787-10 Dreamliner in Boeing’s South Carolina facility on the 17th of February 2017, US President Donald Trump raised a statement on F-18 Super Hornets in front of Boeing’s employees....


VIDEO: Hornets risen from the dead

With its C+ Program, Boeing has brought retired Hornets back to life. The program is part of the US Marine Corps which is facing dilemma due to insufficient number of combat ready fighter jets for its pilot around the world....


Plane parts maker TransDigm to buy Data Device Corp. for $1 bn

TransDigm will purchase ILC Holdings, the parent company of Data Device Corporation, for for $1 billion in cash....