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  • BAE Updates Flight Simulator for F-35 Pilots; Peter Wilson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Updates Flight Simulator for F-35 Pilots; Peter Wilson Comments

    BAE Systems has refurbished a flight engineering simulator to help F-35 pilots prepare for flight trials on a new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier of the U.K. armed forces. The company said Wednesday it updated the simulator previously used for the Harrier jump-jet and Hawk jet trainer in an effort to help British airmen train for flights to and from the U.K. aircraft carrier […] More

  • BAE Systems' Queen Elizabeth Carrier Specialization Center in UK Nears Completion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems’ Queen Elizabeth Carrier Specialization Center in UK Nears Completion

    BAE Systems plc‘s 753,000-square-foot specialization center for Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers at Portsmouth Naval Base in the U.K. nears completion. The Queen Elizabeth Class Center of Specialization will house employees of Team Portsmouth — a partnership between the company and the U.K.’s ministry of defense, BAE said Tuesday. The team includes engineers, logisticians and waterfront staff who […] More

  • BAE Systems Conducts 1,000th F-35 Vertical Landing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems Conducts 1,000th F-35 Vertical Landing

    BAE Systems has completed the 1,000th vertical landing of a Lockheed Martin-built F-35B as part of an ongoing flight test program. BAE said Friday Peter Wilson – lead test pilot for the short takeoff and vertical landing variant of the F-35 — performed the landing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River six years after BAE pilot Graham Tomlinson conducted the first vertical landing. “Every day, […] More

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