Flight tests of the Il-112V to Resume with New Prototypes

August 19, 2021 @ 07:46 AM

Undeterred after the crash of one of the Il-112V prototypes, Russia has decided to resume flight tests of the transport aircraft with new prototypes. On August 17, an Il-112V prototype crashed in the Kubinka airfield during flight tests

Vertex Aerospace to Support Kuwaiti KC-130J Tankers

August 19, 2021 @ 05:21 AM

Vertex Aerospace won a contract valued $10 million to support KC-130J aircraft with air-to-air refueling capability. The country ordered three KC-130Js in 2010

Russia’s Il-112V Military Transport Prototype Crashes: Two Pilots Among 3 Killed

August 17, 2021 @ 10:05 AM

Russian planemaker United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced Tuesday that a prototype Ilyushin Il-112V transport turboprop aircraft carrying 3 crew members crew aboard crashed during a test flight in the Moscow region. “During a training flight during the landing approach in the area of the Kubinka airfield in a forest belt, an...

Japan’s KC-46A Tanker Completes First Refueling Flight

August 16, 2021 @ 05:13 PM

The first Boeing KC-46A tanker built for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) recently refueled another KC-46A aircraft in the skies over Washington state. The Japan-bound tanker also successfully received fuel in return

India’s Hindustan-228 Civilian Aircraft completes Ground Run and Low Speed Taxi Trials...

August 16, 2021 @ 12:14 PM

Indian state run firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced the completion of Ground Run and Low Speed Taxi Trials (LSTT) of its indigenously developed civilian aircraft Hindustan-228. Hindustan-228 is the first fixed wing aircraft built in India

Embraer’s Electric Demonstrator Aircraft Makes First Flight

August 13, 2021 @ 05:36 PM

Embraer announced Friday it started testing its electric demonstrator aircraft at its facility in Gavião Peixoto, in São Paulo, Brazil. Embraer collaborated with two renowned providers of electric mobility solutions, WEG and EDP

Lockheed Martin to Commence Phase 1 of CRANE program

August 13, 2021 @ 02:54 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $12,127,144 modification to exercise Phase 1 option of the Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program, a U.S

Norway’s First P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft Performs Maiden Flight

August 11, 2021 @ 05:06 AM

The first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Norway performed its maiden flight on Monday. The aircraft took off at 10:03 a

HAL's HTT-40 Clears Spin Certification Flight Testing

August 4, 2021 @ 08:50 AM

India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced Wednesday that its HTT-40 basic trainer aircraft completed spin certification flight testing. "HTT-40 completes spin certification flight testing

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 a short take-off

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