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UK Voyager incident a result of human factors

An interim report by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has revealed the February 9th, 2014 incident of UK Voyager aircraft was the result of 'Human Factors' and not a technical failure.

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AirTanker confirm incident with Voyager MRTT and grounds fleet

AirTanker, and the UK's MOD have today confirmed an incident involving one the RAF's newest aircraft; the Airbus Voyager MRTT. The fleet has been grounded pending investigation.

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BAE & UK's MOD unveil home grown UAV

The most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers made its maiden flight at an undisclosed test range on Saturday 10 August 2013 under the command of BAE Systems test pilot Bob Fraser.

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US Navy helicopter has ditched off Norfolk, Virginia

Two crew members rescued after a US Navy Helicopter crashed off Norfolk, Virginia, have died, officials say. Two others remain in a stable condition, while a fifth is still missing.

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Bodies of four US crewmen recovered

The bodies of the four US airmen killed in a helicopter crash in Norfolk have been removed from the wreckage. 

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Military helicopter has crashed near UK's Norfolk coast

Civilian and military emergency services are searching an area around the north Norfolk coast following a reported helicopter crash, with fears for the lives of the four crew on board.

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South Korea opts for Lockheed Martin F-35A with order for 40

South Korea has placed an order for 40 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters under its F-X III requirement.

A report by the state news agency Yonhap has announced that Seoul will obtain 40 F-35s starting in 2018, with an option on 20 more aircraft.

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