Australia Awards Leonardo $70 Million to Upgrade C-27J Spartan Avionics

October 27, 2022 @ 01:24 PM

Australias C-27J Spartan Light Tactical Fixed Wing fleet will receive an avionics upgrade under a $70 million contract signed with Leonardo. Operated by No

Leonardo’s AW609 Tiltrotor Aircraft Makes First Flight

October 21, 2022 @ 12:05 PM

Leonardo has announced the first flight of AW609, the worlds first tiltrotor aircraft for commercial and public services. This aircraft introduces capabilities under a dedicated ‘powered lift category civil certification now under development

Airbus gets the nod to Build 40 C295 Transport Aircraft for India

October 21, 2022 @ 10:11 AM

Airbus said it has received the regulatory approval from Indias Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) for its C295 aircraft program. This is the first time a QMS of a foreign aircraft manufacturer has been approved by DGAQA

Leonardo's AW609 Tiltrotor to Seek U.S. Civil Certification under New 'Powered Lift...

October 20, 2022 @ 01:23 PM

Leonardo's AW609 multirole tiltrotor production aircraft completed its maiden flight on October 13 signaling the introduction of tiltrotor aircraft to civilian use.This is the second tiltrotor aircraft project in the world after the Bell-Boeing V22 Osprey used by the U

Textron Delivers its 1000th Beechcraft T-6C Texan Trainer to the Colombian Air...

October 13, 2022 @ 04:46 PM

Textron Aviation Defense today delivered its 1,000th Beechcraft T-6C Texan II military flight trainer to the Colombian Air Force.The 1,000th T-6 military flight trainer is part of a fleet of five T-6C Texan II trainers that equip Air Combat Command No

Chinese AG600M Amphibious Aircraft Signs Six Purchase Agreements with Local Companies

September 28, 2022 @ 04:46 PM

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

U.S. Advanced Air Mobility Center for eVTOL Development Breaks Ground

September 2, 2022 @ 06:00 AM

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 August 23, 2022

Philippines to Cancel Procurement of 16 Mi-17 Helicopters from Russia

August 11, 2022 @ 03:50 AM

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 appropriate processes and exercise due diligence in formalizing the termination of the project's contract," ONO statement said Wednesday"We are also preparing to initiate a diplomatic dialogue with the Russian side regarding matters arising from the project's cancellation," the statement added

Malaysia Receives First CN-235 Transporter Converted into Maritime Patrol Aircraft by U.S....

August 6, 2022 @ 10:27 AM

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

Dirgantara Indonesia Signs $150M Contract to Service Indonesian C-130 Aircraft

August 5, 2022 @ 01:11 PM

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 delivering important cargo to the different areas of the country

Boeing to Support Italy’s KC-467A Tanker

August 4, 2022 @ 06:48 AM

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)

China's AVIC Delivers Two MA600 Passenger Aircraft to Malawi

July 27, 2022 @ 11:20 AM

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