While much of the focus on this week's Paris Air Show was on the sales of wide-bodied passenger jets, the sexy and hot planes were fighters.
Meanwhile, manufacturers were pushing the civil uses of drones. French-based Delair-Tech displayed a small drone that can survey for damage to utility…
Marana Mayor Ed Honea gets a lesson from Joe Parish, an instructor with Lockheed Martin, in the F-35 stealth-fighter simulator. Initial training sites for the F-35, extolled by some and criticized by others, are expected to be announced this summer.
The nation's next-generation fighter jet "flew" into Marana on Wednesday as prime contractor Lockheed Martin touted the military and economic benefits of the stealthy F-35 at local subcontractor Sargent Aerospace & Defense.