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
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
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 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...
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
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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 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
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
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
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
Swiss airlines on Wednesday stated its fleet of Airbus A220 jets, grounded following problems with Pratt & Whitney engines, would resume operations on October 17. On Tuesday morning, a flight from Geneva to London Heathrow was rerouted to Paris due to engine issues, following which Switzerlands national airlines suspended operations of the aircraft