Boeing Signs MoU with ESG, Lufthansa Technik Expecting German Selection of P-8A...

June 17, 2021 @ 06:48 PM

Boeing signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) today with German companies- ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Lufthansa Technik to explore collaboration in systems integration, training, support and sustainment work should Germany select the P-8A Poseidon as its next maritime surveillance aircraft. “Together with ESG and Lufthansa Technik, we will offer indigenous and...

Ukrainian Firm Signs Contract to Repair Pakistani IL-78 Refueling Aircraft

June 17, 2021 @ 08:02 AM

Ukrainian firm Ukrspetsexport signed a contract with the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) to repair its IL-78 aerial refueling aircraft on Tuesday. The agreement was signed on the second day of the "Arms and Security-2021" exhibition currently on in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev

Pentagon Commences Tunisian T-6C Aircraft Sales Process

June 12, 2021 @ 08:03 AM

The Pentagon has commenced the process to sell Tunisia T-6C light attack aircraft with a contract awarded to procure long lead items and site survey. On Friday, the U

Electric Air Mobility Venture, Vertical Aerospace, Announces 1,000 Aircraft Pre-Order

June 11, 2021 @ 09:29 AM

Vertical Aerospace Group said it has pre-orders for up to 1,000 eVTOL aircraft with launch customers Avolon and American Airlines, along with a pre-order option from Virgin Atlantic, all valued at up to $4 billion. The company said it entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination with Broadstone Acquisition

Buddhist Monk, Top Military Officials among 12 Killed in Myanmar Plane Crash

June 10, 2021 @ 10:13 AM

One of Myanmars most influential Buddhist monks and several military officers were among 12 killed when a military airplane crashed near the Anisakhan Airport in Mandalay Regions Pyin Oo Lwin Township on Thursday. Well-known monk Abhisheka Maha Rattha Guru Dr

Northrop Grumman to Converting Fuel Supply Aircraft into Data Tankers

June 3, 2021 @ 08:20 AM

Northrop Grumman said it is starting work to enable refueling aircraft collect and transmit data over high capacity data links and, via high speed processors, share information with warfighters at the tactical edge. The data tanker effort is part of a broader U

Antonov Unveils Fuselage of the first An-178-100P Transport Aircraft Developed for the...

May 31, 2021 @ 12:46 PM

Antonov Company has completed assembly of first three AN-178 aircraft ordered by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. The contract for the planes was signed in December 2020

Boeing Agrees to Provide C-17 Training for Next Generation of Royal Air...

May 28, 2021 @ 08:27 AM

Boeing on Thursday said it will continue training Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 aircrew and engineers at the C-17 International Training Centre (ITC) in Farnborough, delivering a technology-enabled program under a new Synthetic Training Service (STS) contract through 2040. “This £247 million ($348 million) investment will allow our air crews to operate this aircraft to its highest capability and maintain critical defence outputs and will extend our use of modern synthetic training techniques,” said Minister for Defence Procurement Jeremy Quin MP

U.S. Transportation Command Says Air Force Can Retire KC-135 Tankers

May 20, 2021 @ 04:26 AM

A top official from the U.S

First Russian Il-76MD-90A Sent for Tests

May 19, 2021 @ 09:06 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced today that the first assembled Il-76MD-90A has been submitted for testing. The heavy-lift aircraft is the all-new version of the popular IL-76 plane