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

German Parliament Approves Heron TP Lease 
The German defense ministry has signed off on a leasing arrangement with Airbus to operate the IAI Heron TP medium-altitude, long-endurance UAV.
UK Galileo Requests Rejected By EU 
The EU has rejected Britain’s requests to maintain industrial involvement and use the PRS signal of the Galileo sat navigation system after exiting the union.
Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs 
Rolls-Royce will cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to save £400 million ($537 million) a year.
Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs 
Rolls-Royce will cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to save £400 million ($537 million) a year.
London Gatwick To Get £1 Billion Upgrade 
London Gatwick Airport will spend an additional £1.11 billion ($1.48 billion) on infrastructure so it can accommodate a predicted 53 million passengers a year by 2023.
Turkish Turboshaft Program Makes Progress 
A Turkish program to develop an indigenous turboshaft engine has completed its first major milestone with the ignition of the engine core.
Aero Vodochody Eyeing U.S. Light Attack Aircraft Requirement 
Aero Vodochody is looking to offer its L-39NG and L-159 light attack aircraft as potential competitors for a future U.S. Air Force light attack aircraft.
British Company Tests Beyond-Visual-Range Flights 
A British company using small unmanned air vehicles for photogrammetry has carried out beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights over land in nonsegregated airspace.
British Company Tests Beyond-Visual-Range Flights 
A British company using small unmanned air vehicles for photogrammetry has carried out beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights over land in nonsegregated airspace.
Akinci UAV Development Progressing 
Turkish unmanned air system manufacturer Baykar Makina has unveiled the first major components for its planned Akinci unmanned air system.
Rolls-Royce-Powered Boeing 787 Engine Inspections To Widen  1
A pending regulatory mandate will give Boeing 787 operators flying so-called “Package B” versions of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines 30 days to inspect intermediate pressure compressor (IPC) blades for cracks, setting the stage for perhaps more 787 groundings.
Indra, Elettronica Partner On Defensive Aids 
Italy’s Elettronica and Spain’s Indra have partnered to develop a directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system for aircraft.
Baggage Behavior Causing Aviation Safety Headache  3
Cabin baggage issue is impeding safe aircraft evacuation, say experts.
British F-35s Are Now Calling Britain Home  2
Britain joins Italy and Norway as European nations basing their F-35s on home soil.
European Union Lays Out €16B Space Spending Plan 
The majority of the money—around €9.7 billion—will be spent on the Galileo navigation system and European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) constellation.
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