Kazakh Flag Carrier Signs Agreement to Buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

November 20, 2019 @ 06:35 AM

Air Astana, the flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has signed a letter of intent with Boeing to acquire thirty Boeing 737 MAX airplanes at the ongoing Dubai Airshow. “Air Astana intends to order 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to serve as the backbone of its new low-cost airline...

Basic Operational Clearance, User Trials of HAL’s HTT 40 Trainer Aircraft Soon

November 15, 2019 @ 05:51 AM

The basic operational clearance and user evaluation trials readiness of the HAL developed Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA) HTT 40 is expected soon. This information was revealed during a flight performed by Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on HTT 40 on Thursday

Indian Air Force May Acquire HAL HTT-40 Trainers

November 14, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

The Indian Air Force is likely to float a request for proposal (RFP) to acquire 70 Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40) jets from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), next month. "There are plans to purchase around 70-odd HTT 40 trainers from the HAL

Philippine Air Force gets new C-295M plane from Spain

November 14, 2019 @ 05:02 AM

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has taken the delivery of a new Airbus C-295 military transport aircraft from Spain, at a ceremony held at the Haribon Hangar of the Clark Air Base in Pampanga, on November 11. In a statement on Tuesday, Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez, PAF commanding general, said the...

Boeing working towards FAA Certification Flight of 737 Max Aircraft

November 13, 2019 @ 10:18 AM

Boeing is working towards Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification flights of its trouble-torn 737 Max aircraft where pilots of the US aviation regulator will conduct flight (s) of the final updated software on board the aircraft. The US based airplane manufacturer has listed five milestones it has to complete before the...

Cost Negotiations of Tata-Airbus C-295 Plane for India Complete

November 13, 2019 @ 05:47 AM

Indias C-295 transport aircraft procurement moving at a snails pace, has taken a step forward with the defense ministry and the contractors – Tata and Airbus, having reached an agreement over price of the jets. “Cost negotiations for the C-295 deal have been completed

Embraer-190 Jet’s Engine Catches Fire Moments Before Take-off from Russian Airport

November 8, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

One of the two engines of the

Airman falls from USAF C-130 While Training Over Gulf of Mexico: Reports

November 6, 2019 @ 11:44 AM

An airman reportedly fell from a USAF C-130 military transport aircraft into the Gulf of Mexico off Florida coast, on Tuesday evening. The fall happened during a parachute-jump training exercise out of Hurlburt Field, media outets reported, citing a statement released by 24th Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida

Israel Aerospace Develops Unique Presidential Plane

November 1, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

Israel Aerospace will soon flight test a Boeing 767-600 luxury jet designed to fly heads of state non-stop between the Americas and the Far East. The unique aircraft that took 3 years to develop, will be equipped with advanced communication and defensive systems in keeping with the mission of flying presidents and prime ministers

Sukhoi Superjet with Saberlet Winglets Completes Tests

October 18, 2019 @ 09:20 AM

Russia has completed testing of Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 airplane with horizontal wing tips dubbed “Saberlets” at Zhukovsky, near Moscow. “Tests of two SSJ100 jets (bearing manufacturer serial numbers 95032 and 95157) with the horizontal wing tips was successfully completed

Russia’s Il-76MD-90A Completes Initial Tests

October 18, 2019 @ 08:18 AM

Russias Il-76MD-90A transport plane has completed logistics tests and initial factory flight tests, state-owned UAC announced on Friday. The aircraft will be flown to the base in Zhukovsky after undergoing remaining factory flight tests, where second round of testing will commence, UAC said in a

Pak F-16s Intercepted Kabul-bound Indian Commercial Airplane in Sept: Reports

October 17, 2019 @ 01:40 PM

A Kabul-bound Indian SpiceJet commercial plane was reportedly intercepted by Pakistani F-16 fighters after Pakistan mistook the flight to be that of the Indian Army or Indian Air Force. According to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials, there was confusion over the "call-sign" assigned to the Boeing 737 aircraft when it entered Pakistani airspace on September 23