The French Air Force has ordered nine Pilatus PC-21 training aircraft to add to the 17 planes it purchased in 2017. The PC-21s will be deployed to train future military pilots who will subsequently step up to the nations multi-role lead-fighter
The CH-53K King Stallion heavy transport helicopter completed tests on a US Navy helicopter carrier at the end of June 2020. The test, which took place over around 14 days in the Atlantic Ocean, included taking off and landing from various deck positions by day and night under severe weather conditions,...
The US Air Force Reserve recieved their first HC-130J Combat King II on April 2. "The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft on April 2
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency has awarded Saab a contract to provide two AT-802F water-bombing aircraft to put out raging forest fires. “The order is for the capability to fight fires with two firefighting aircraft, from 1 April to 30 September, through to 2023
The United States Air Force is planning to lease T-50A trainers made by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Lockheed Martin to teach pilots "tactical fighter skills," ahead of beginning training in their new T-7A Red Hawks. The USAF will lease between four to eight T-50A trainers, even as the jet lost...
Airbus has announced resumption of production and assembly activities at wing plants located in Spain, France and other European countries amid COVID-19 pandemic. “Airbus partially resumed production and assembly work in France and Spain on 23 March following a four-day pause
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced the maiden flight of its first SpaceJet M90 plane in final, certifiable configuration. “Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a MHI Group company, announced today that it has completed the maiden flight of Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10), the first Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in final, certifiable baseline configuration,” the company said in a statement Wednesday
Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Wednesday greenlighted the Indian Air Force (IAF)s plan to buy Aerial Fuses and Twin-Dome Simulators for its Hawk Mk32 jet trainers. “The DAC has accorded approval for acquisition of indigenous Defence equipment for about INR 1,300 crore ($174 million)
Airbus sold 796 A320neo planes in 2019, more than eleven times Boeings tally of 737 order of 69 aircraft. The overall gross orders for Boeing in 2019 stood at 246 aircraft, down from 1090 a year before
The Iranian military have received eight locally-overhauled aircraft that includes fighters such as F-14, F-4 and Mirage jets and C-130 transport plane. “The overhaul of military aircraft is a complicated process that only a few powerful countries in the world could do,” Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted as saying by
The United States Navy has awarded Textron Aviation $14.3 million to modify its Beechcraft King Air 350C Cargo Slick aircraft to UC-12W military transport plane
Boeing announced it conducted an engine air start with the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer as part of the types testing programme. The T-7As only engine, GE 404, was turned off for 48 seconds when the aircraft was flying at an altitude of 20,000 feet, Boeing said in a