China's second aircraft carrier, Type 001A will conduct fighter jet and other aircraft trials on March 5, which will be the last of the sea trials before its induction into the Chinese Navy (PLA-N). The carrier set sail on February 27 from the Dalian Shipyard for its fifth sea trial,...
The Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company signed a $300 million contract with the Thai Kom Airlines Company Limited to deliver six SSJ100 with the 100-seats layout during the period of 2019-2020. The first SSJ100 is to be delivered to Kom Airlines in Autumn 2019
Saudi-Ukranian An-132 on Display at Aero India 2019, Targets An-32 Replacement in India Ukrainian Antonov and Saudi Arabias Taqnia Aeronautics have displayed An-132 military transport aircraft for the first time at the ongoing Aero India 2019 airshow. The Saudi−Ukrainian multi−purpose aircraft, a joint development by Antonov and King Abdulaziz City for Science...
Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL) recently delivered the 100th C-130J Super Hercules empennage from its manufacturing facility located in Hyderabad, India. The delivery milestone highlights the ongoing success of Lockheed Martins hallmark Make in India partnership with Tata
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (KDA) has partnered with Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have completed the first flight session for certifying Russian airliner MC-21, the Russian manufacturer Irkut Corporation said in a press release. During the certification tests, the behavior of MC-21-300 aircraft was evaluated in various modes, including high angles of attack and stalling
South Korea and Spain are expected to start negotiations on a proposed deal to swap Spanish A-400M military transport planes with Korean T-50 and KT-1 trainer jets as early as this month. The deal, if realized, would mark South Korea's first export of aircraft to Europe
The US State Department has approved a Foreign Military Sale to India of two (2) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Self-Protection Suites (SPS) worth $190 million to be installed on Boeing 777 aircraft for use by the Prime Minister. The Government of India has requested to buy two (2) Self-Protection Suites (SPS) consisting of AN/AAQ 24(V) N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM), ALQ-211(V)8 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite (AIDEWS), and AN/ALE-47 Counter-Measures Dispensing System (CMDS) to protect two (2) Boeing-777 Head-of-State aircraft
Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruvs army variant Dhruv Mk IV “Rudra” made an emergency landing on Tuesday after taking off from HAL Airport in Bengaluru located in Southern India. The helicopter landed in a potato field in the outskirts of the city around 1
The US Air Force has awarded a $85.6 million worth contract to Honeywell to provide software and engineering support services for the C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport aircraft, the Department of defense announced Tuesday
The Indian Air Force will fly an aircraft operating on aviation turbine fuel blended with 10 per cent biofuel for the first time at the Republic Day Parade to be held on January 26, New Delhi, India. The parade will see An-32 biofuel-driven aircraft in formation lead by Squadron Leader Mehtab Sond of the Aircraft Systems Testing Establish-ment
Russias state-run United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will showcase Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft in Aero India Show-2019 scheduled between February 20-24 in Bangalore. “As India is now discussing the need to expand regional connectivity, we believe our Be-200 jet will fit into the new strategy very well as it can take off and land on water so it does not necessarily needs to be based at the airports,” the report quoted Sergei Ganin, Head of R&D Center of Beriev Aircraft Company, a unit of UAC as saying