The Chinese "Kunlong" AG600M Amphibious Aerial firefighting aircraft obtained Six Purchase agreements following the completion of a 12-ton water drop test. The aircraft filled with 12 tons of water took off from the Zhanghe Airport runway
The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the National Advanced Air Mobility Center of Excellence (NAAMCE) which will support the development of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, in Springfield, Ohio. In an official release issued today, the Air Force said the groundbreaking ceremony took place on...
The Philippines Department of National Defense (ONO) is formalizing the termination of a contract with SOVTECHNOEXPORT LLC of the Russian Federation for the procurement of 16 units of Mi-17 heavy-lift helicopters for the Philippine Air Force."We have reconstituted the ONO Contract Termination and Review Committee (CTRC) that will undertake the...
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has taken delivery of first of three CN-235 military transport aircraft converted to a maritime patrol platform by the U.S
Indonesias state-owned PT Dirgantara Indonesia has signed a deal worth $150 million with Unity Accipiter Corporation (UAC), a subsidiary of California-based Unity Resources Group to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support to the C-130 Hercules aircraft of the Indonesian Air Force. Dirgantara will ensure the readiness of C-130 planes in...
Boeing has signed a contract to continue providing full Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support to the Italian Air Force (ItAF) four KC-767A tankers through December 2025. The contract was awarded to the company by the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness (DAAA)
The Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) delivered two MA600 ‘Xinzhou turboprop passenger aircraft to the African country of Malawi on July 18. Taking off from Kunming Changshui International Airport, the aircraft flew more than 10,000km and landed in Malawi after flying through 13 countries
Airbus has tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tons of water from the current tank in less than 10 seconds
Textron Aviation has unveiled a Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) variant of its Cessna Citation Longitude Aircraft.Textron Aviation has developed and has certified factory provisions for various mission equipment supporting maritime patrol and surveillance missions, according to a press release quoting Bob Gibbs, vice president, Special Mission Sales for Textron Aviation
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said it signed a contract valued at over $200 million to provide Special Mission Aircraft to a country in Europe, which is a NATO member country. The Special Mission Aircraft will be developed by IAIs Group and subsidiary ELTA Systems
Boeing today debuted the first P-8A Poseidon aircraft built for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). New Zealand is one of eight nations to have acquired the P-8 as their new multi-mission maritime patrol aircraft