Suzuki Motor, Japanese Start-up Skydrive to Produce Flying Cars from 2024

June 21, 2023 @ 07:06 AM

Japanese start-up Skydrive has announced a production agreement with Suzuki Motor to manufacture electrically-powered flying cars for urban mobility starting 2024. The announcement was made at the ongoing Paris Air Show 2023

Boeing to Develop Defensive Systems, Countermeasures for KC-46A Tanker

June 21, 2023 @ 06:19 AM

Boeing and Aurora Flight Sciences are investing in further developing advanced defensive systems and countermeasures for application on next-generation refueling and mobility platforms including the KC-46A Pegasus tanker. Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company, is leading the research and conceptual design of composite components to enhance operational survivability for aerial refueling...

Spain to Buy C295 Maritime Patrol and Surveillance Aircraft

June 21, 2023 @ 06:09 AM

Airbus Defence is inching closer towards signing a deal for C295 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and C295 maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) with Spain. “We welcome the decision taken by the Spanish Ministers Council and announced during Paris Air Show for the budget approval for the acquisition of 6 C295 MPA and...

Azerbaijan’s Air Force Orders C-27J Spartan Transport Plane

June 9, 2023 @ 09:13 AM

Azerbaijans Air Force has placed an order for C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft. The number of aircraft ordered is yet to be disclosed

Argentine Air Force Receives New C-130H Hercules

June 8, 2023 @ 10:43 AM

Argentine Air Force formally inducted C-130H Hercules transport planes on June 8. Minister of Defense Jorge Taiana and Chief of the General Staff of the Argentine Air Force, Brigadier General Xavier Isaac took part in the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft

U.S. Navy Receives Modified E-6B Mercury Aircraft

June 7, 2023 @ 05:32 AM

Northrop Grumman said it handed over the first E-6B Mercury Aircraft to the U.S

Lockheed Martin, Airbus Picks GE Engines for LMXT Strategic Tanker

June 7, 2023 @ 05:22 AM

Lockheed Martin and Airbus have selected GE Aerospace's CF6-80E1 propulsion system for the U.S

Iran's Indigenous Transport Aircraft Marks First Flight

May 31, 2023 @ 03:51 PM

Irans domestically-developed light transit aircraft, dubbed "Simorgh" (Phoenix) has taken to the skies for the first time. The test flight took place at the air base in the city of Isfahan

Boeing, Singapore’s ST Engineering Sign P-8 Sustainment MoU

May 29, 2023 @ 04:57 AM

Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapores ST Engineering to outline potential areas of collaboration in systems integration, training, local parts distribution, support and sustainment work for the P-8A Poseidon. Boeing and ST Engineering have identified opportunities to collaborate in a number of areas and will explore these in more detail, including jointly developing a P-8 service center in Singapore with the provision of engineers and aircraft maintenance technicians to support maintenance and engineering services

MagNav Project Demos Real-time Magnetic Navigation

May 27, 2023 @ 05:15 AM

The Department of the Air Force-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (AIA) MagNav project recently performed real-time magnetic navigation (MagNav) on the C-17A Globemaster III in flight, becoming the first organization to demonstrate this technology in real-time on a Department of Defense aircraft. The AIA MagNav team, in conjunction with personnel from MIT, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, the Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate and the Air Force Institute of Technology Autonomy and Navigation Center, flew three Travis Air Force Base, California, C-17 sorties to the test complex at Edwards AFB, California, during exercise Golden Phoenix, May 11-15

Poland in Advanced Talks to Purchase SAAB GlobalEye AWACS

May 23, 2023 @ 09:58 AM

Poland is in advanced negotiations with Sweden to acquire the Saab GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C). The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, made the disclosure on May 22, saying he expects a contract to be finalized in the short term