Tony Osborne

Tony Osborne
London Bureau Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines. Tony has covered avionics, unmanned vehicles, the supply chain and cyberwarfare.

 

Articles

Boeing ‘Eligible Supplier’ In Canadian Fighter Contest 
Boeing has been selected as one of the potential suppliers for Canada’s future fighter aircraft.
Saab Rolls Out First GlobalEye 
Swedish airframer Saab has rolled out the first of three GlobalEye airborne early warning aircraft destined for the United Arab Emirates.
Martin-Baker Fined £1.1 Million Over Red Arrow Death 
An ejection seat manufacturer has been fined £1.1 million in connection with the death of a member of the British Red Arrows aerobatic team.
Helicopter OEMs Hope For Stability In Commercial Market 
Orders from China could prove to be a savior in depleted helicopter market. Photo: Anthony Pecchi/Airbus Helicopters
On-Demand Helicopter Experience Feeds Into Airbus Air Taxi Design 
Voom on-demand helicopter service becomes a subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters as CityAirbus eVTOL urban air taxi takes shape.
Airbus Big Data Project Could Bring Earlier Warnings Of Gearbox Faults 
New sensors and data processing could provide additional early warning of degradation in the moving elements of helicopter transmissions.
Kopter Branding Breathes Alpine Air into Swiss Helicopter Program 
Kopter already has two years of production slots filled and holds 120 letters of intent.
Bell Pressing Ahead With Fly-By-Wire 525 Certification 
Substantial progress is being made in using fly-by-wire controls to mitigate issues that caused a 2016 accident.
Bell Drops Helicopter From Name 
Bell Helicopter has dropped the term “Helicopter” from its name in a radical rebranding.
Bell Drops Helicopter From Name 
Bell Helicopter has dropped the term “Helicopter” from its name in a radical rebranding.
Britain Crafting Future Combat Aircraft Strategy  79
The British government is drawing up a long-awaited future combat aircraft strategy which could outline how Britain will replace the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Netherlands Wants AH-64E Apache Upgrade 
The U.S. State Department has given the green light to a Dutch request to upgrade its existing fleet of Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters.
Leonardo Delays Commercial Tiltrotor Certification 
Leonardo has pushed back the timeline for the certification of its AW609 commercial tiltrotor by another year in a bid to further mature the aircraft.
Leonardo Puts Off Commercial Tiltrotor Certification 
Leonardo has pushed back the timeline for the certification of its AW609 commercial tiltrotor by another year in a bid to further mature the aircraft.
Canada Rejoining NATO Early Warning Force 
Canada is rejoining NATO’s Airborne Early Warning Force, four years after it left the program in a bid to save money.