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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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General Dynamics, Finmeccanica Subsidiary Team to Pursue USAF Trainer Aircraft Program; Jerry DeMuro Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and a Finmeccanica subsidiary are forming a partnership to pursue a U.S. Air Force program intended to develop a new trainer aircraft and associated systems. The companies said team will offer a new pilot training system built around Alenia Aermacchi’s T-100, a variant of its M-346 …

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