Israel to Choose Between Lockheed F-35, Boeing F-15

March 4, 2019 @ 05:50 PM

Israel is poised to choose between two fighters- Lockheed Martin's F-35 and Boeing's F-15 for its Air Force at a price of $11 billion as a part of its arms procurement plan. The country had on its list to purchase a squadron of combat jets, 5-7 aircraft for airborne refuelling and...

China's Locally-made Aircraft Carrier to Conduct Fighter Jet Trials on March 5

March 4, 2019 @ 12:22 PM

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,...

Thai Kom Airlines Orders Six SSJ100 for $300 Million

February 28, 2019 @ 01:59 PM

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

February 20, 2019 @ 12:02 PM

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 JV Delivers 100th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage

February 20, 2019 @ 07:05 AM

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

Polish Air Force Orders APU Kits To Upgrade C-130 Aircraft Fleet

February 19, 2019 @ 10:59 AM

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (KDA) has partnered with Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S

EASA Performs First Certification Flight Of Russian Airliner MC-21

February 13, 2019 @ 06:02 PM

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, Spain to Start Aircraft Swapping Negotiations later this Month

February 11, 2019 @ 08:05 AM

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

US Approves Sale of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures for Indian PM Boeing...

February 7, 2019 @ 03:58 AM

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

HAL Dhruv’s Army Variant “Rudra” Makes Emergency Landing In India

February 5, 2019 @ 06:12 PM

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

Honeywell Wins $85.6M To Provide Software Support For C-5 Galaxy Airlifter

January 30, 2019 @ 08:56 AM

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

IAF To Fly Biofuel-driven An-32 Aircraft At Republic Day Parade

January 18, 2019 @ 11:57 AM

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