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Sierra Nevada Demos MC-145B Coyote STOL Aircraft at Eglin AFB

July 23, 2021 @ 06:19 AM

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) said it demonstrated the multi-role strike capabilities of the MC-145B Coyote short take-off and landing aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. It was part of the U

Ultra-short Take-off and Landing Aircraft to be Presented at MAKS 2021

July 17, 2021 @ 01:44 PM

Russian aeronautics research institute, SibNIA will present the model of an ultra-short take-off and landing demonstrator aircraft at the MAKS 2021 air show which is being developed in manned and unmanned versions. The short-take off and landing is facilitated by additional propellers on the wing that enable increased lift allowing for...

Kitty Hawk’s eVTOL Heaviside Aircraft Gets U.S.A.F.'s Airworthiness Approval...

July 17, 2021 @ 11:50 AM

Kitty Hawks Heaviside aircraft has obtained airworthiness approval by the U.S

CAE to Invest CS$1B to Develop AI-Based Aviation Technologies

July 16, 2021 @ 04:20 AM

CAE said it will be investing C$1 billion over the next five years on Project Resilience that aims to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based aviation technologies. It will also provide operational support and training solutions for Advanced Air Mobility, as well as develop green light aircraft technologies

U.S. Army Receives King Air 350 Surveillance Plane

July 15, 2021 @ 03:36 PM

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) delivered the seventh King Air 350 Mission Enhancement Kit (MEK) aircraft to the U.S

Airbus A400M and A330 MRTT Aircraft Aid French Military's Rapid Troop Transfer...

July 15, 2021 @ 12:16 PM

Airbus-built A400M and A330 MRTT aircraft provided airlift and aerial refueling support in a recent demonstration of rapid transfer of French military forces over long distances. Two A400M airlifters and two A330 Multi Role Tanker Transports from the French Air and Space Forces inventory were involved in the June-July mission

Russia’s UEC Supplies 2 AL-55I Engines to Equip HJT-36 Aircraft of India...

July 14, 2021 @ 07:46 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) has supplied two AL-55I engines to India to power the countrys HJT-36 trainer aircraft. "The creation of the HJT-36 trainer aircraft is at the final stage of flight certification tests, which should confirm the compliance of the HJT-36 aircraft with the requirements of the Indian Air Force (IAF)

India Receives 10th Boeing P-8I Poseidon Plane

July 13, 2021 @ 01:41 PM

The Indian Navy received another Boeing P-8I Poseidon long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft. The patrol aircraft is an integral part of the Indian Navys fleet and has surpassed 30,000 flight hours since it was inducted in 2013, Boeing said in a release

Turkish Navy Completes Acceptance Tests for Third ATR-72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

July 10, 2021 @ 05:23 AM

Turkeys Ministry of Defense announced Friday that the Navys third ATR-72 (P-72) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) patrol aircraft completed acceptance tests. The third P-72 maritime patrol aircraft was handed over to the Navy in early May

Norway’s first Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Rolls Out of Paint Shop...

July 9, 2021 @ 06:54 PM

The first P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Norway today rolled out of the paint shop in Renton, in Royal Norwegian Air Force livery. Norway is one of eight nations to have acquired the P-8A as their new multimission maritime patrol aircraft

Boeing to Support Royal Air Force Poseidon Fleet and Train Crews for...

July 9, 2021 @ 07:44 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence awarded Boeing nearly $322 million for the company to support the Royal Air Forces (RAF) fleet of Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft and train the crews that operate them. Under the aircraft and training support contract, Boeing will provide maintenance services, spares and repairs, including tools and ground support equipment, as well as supply chain management, forecasting and inventory management, and airworthiness services for the RAFs P-8 fleet

Germany's Purchase of Boeing P-8A Poseidon Casts Doubts over Franco-German MPA Program...

July 7, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

France could walk out of a project to develop a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) along with Germany called Maritime Awareness Weapon System (MAWS) following the latters decision last week to purchase five Boeing P-8A Poseidon MPAs worth $1.43 Billion

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