Saab to Upgrade German Tornado Aircrafts’ Radar Warners

May 25, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

Saab is poised to upgrade the Radar warning equipment on the Tornado aircraft operated by the German Air Force, following an order from Panavia Aircraft GmbH. Saab will supply modern digital components, which will enhance the processing power and extend the lifetime of the Tornados radar warning equipment

Croatia Could Soon Buy 12 Used Rafale Jets for Euro 1 Billion

May 21, 2021 @ 05:53 PM

The Croatian government is likely to buy 12 used French Rafale fighter jets and a decision could be announced on May 28, on the occasion of the countrys Armed Forces Day. The used planes are to be drawn from French Air Force inventory and are 10 year old, Croatian publication

Argentine Air Force Orders Six IA-63 Pampa III Trainer-Light Attack Aircraft

May 18, 2021 @ 05:09 PM

The Argentine Air Force has ordered six new IA-63 Pampa III Block II trainer-light attack aircraft besides upgrades to three IA-63 Pampa II from a domestic company, Argentine Aircraft ‘Brigadier San martin (FaDeA). The deal is worth a total of $103

France, Germany, Spain Commit to FCAS First Flight by 2027

May 18, 2021 @ 04:08 AM

The defence ministers of France, Germany and Spain have finalized the next phase of the NGWS / FCAS (Next Generation Weapon System / Future Combat Air System) program, which should culminate by 2027 with the first flight of a combat aircraft demonstrator. Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces...

Egypt to Buy 30 Rafale Jets, Contract Signed with France

May 4, 2021 @ 04:37 AM

Egypt and France signed a contract for the supply of 30 Rafale fighter jets, Egyptian defense ministry announced on its website early on Tuesday. "Egypt and France signed a contract to supply 30 Rafale jets through the Egyptian Armed Forces and the French Dassault Aviation company, provided that, the concluded contract...

Superconducting-engine Based Electric Airplane to be displayed at MAKS 2021

March 25, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

The first Russian electric airplane, whose engine works on a superconducting system, will be showcased at MAKS 2021 air show, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters on Wednesday. "This is what was done with the Fund of Advanced Studies - an electric airplane based on superconductivity principles," Borisov said in comments quoted by TASS

MiG-35 Gets Electronic Flight Mode Limiter to Prevent Tailspin.

January 21, 2021 @ 09:26 AM

The MiG Corporation has developed and patented a system to limit the maximum flight modes of a fighter to prevent it from getting into a tailspin. This system is currently implemented in the Mig 35 and the MiG-29M / M2 as per a report by UAC Russia

Italian Air Force takes delivery Eurofighter Typhoon

October 23, 2020 @ 03:15 PM

The Italian Air Force was handed over the advanced Eurofighter Typhoon during a ceremony from Leonardos plant in Caselle. The ceremony was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, Gen

VK-2500P Engine for Russia’s Mi-28NM Helicopter Passes State Trials

October 23, 2020 @ 07:11 AM

The advanced VK-2500P engine developed for Russias latest Mil Mi-28NM combat helicopters successfully passed the tests. The certificate was delivered by representatives of Russias Defense Ministry

Russia develops "unified" Engine for Mi-38 helicopter, IL-112, IL-114 Aircraft

October 19, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

Russia's United Engine Corporation (UEC) has announced the development of a new engine- a single power plant that will power the MI-38 medium heavy lift helicopter besides the IL-112 and the IL-114 cargo and passenger aircraft is currently under development. According to the chief designer of UEC-Klimov JSC Vsevolod Eliseev, the engine is used on the Mi-38 helicopter and its modifications, as well as on the Il-112 and Il-114 aircraft

GE9X engine achieves FAA certification

September 28, 2020 @ 02:19 PM

GE Aviation announced today that its GE9X engine has been certified by the U.S

UK’s Protector Aircraft undertakes maiden flight

September 28, 2020 @ 11:38 AM

The UKs first Protector RG Mk1 aircraft has successfully completed its first flight after coming off the production line on Friday, September 25. Protector RG Mk1, is said to replace the current Reaper Force when it is introduced to the RAF