Airbus Receives 50th A330 Plane For Conversion into Tanker for NATO MRTT...

October 23, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

Airbus Defence has received 50th A330 jet to be converted into A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) plane for NATO multinational MRTT fleet. “We've just received from Airbus the 50th A330 to be converted into a A330 MRTT

Australia Selects Airbus for MRTT Communications and Mission System Upgrade

October 12, 2020 @ 08:38 AM

Airbus has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) to develop a Communications and Mission System modernization upgrade for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet. The scope of work, which will meet the Air Force interoperability needs under their new operational requirements, will mainly...

Airbus delivers A400M to Luxembourg’s Armed Forces

October 8, 2020 @ 09:29 AM

The Luxembourg Armed Forces have taken delivery of its Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The plane was accepted at the A400M Final Assembly Line in Seville (Spain) and has performed a ferry flight

India to buy $90 Million Worth C-130J Aircraft Items and Services

October 2, 2020 @ 04:41 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of items and services to extend follow-on support for their fleet of C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $90 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of...

Foreign Partners Refuse Component Supply to Russian Civil Aircraft- MC-21 to be...

October 1, 2020 @ 04:29 AM

A number of foreign suppliers of Russian civil aircraft projects have reneged on existing contracts refusing to provide electronic and other components, according to Vasily Shpak, Director of the Department of Radio-Electronic Industry of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia. Speaking to reporters at the Microelectronics 2020 forum on...

NATO Multinational MRTT Fleet To Get Additional Airbus A330 Planes

September 30, 2020 @ 08:42 AM

Airbus has received a firm order for an Airbus

Canadian Airbus C-295 SAR Squadron Christened 'Kingfisher'

September 26, 2020 @ 08:29 AM

The first Airbus C295 aircraft, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Forces (RCAF) Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement (FWSAR) project, arrived at 19 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Comox, in British Columbia, Canada. The aircraft, designated CC-295 for the Canadian customer, landed at its home base on September 17th and is the first of the 16 aircraft contracted in December 2016

Russian IL-112V Light Military Transport Completes Wind Tunnel Test Cycle

September 21, 2020 @ 02:34 PM

A Russian institute has completed a test cycle of a wind tunnel model of the new generation Il-112V light military transport aircraft as part of work to reduce the weight of the aircraft structure. The experiments were carried out under an order of PJSC "IL" (the head enterprise of the Transport Aviation Division of PJSC UAC of the State Corporation Rostec) by the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute

Russian Be-200ES Takes Part in 200 Fire-Extinguishing Missions in Turkey

September 21, 2020 @ 09:26 AM

Russian Be-200ES flew amphibious planes have flown over 200 times in three months to extinguish forest fires in Turkey, near Antalaya, Izmir and Bodrum. Since June 16, the crews have participated in the elimination of large fires at complex and strategically important facilities and locations

Revised Design of 737 Max has Undergone 1300 Test Flights: Boeing

September 16, 2020 @ 06:33 PM

Boeing said it had undertaken 1,300 test flights besids 75,000 engineering and test hours of the revised design of its 737 Max aircraft which had received intensive internal and regulatory review since 2019. Once the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other regulators have determined the MAX can safely return to service, it will be one of the most thoroughly scrutinized aircraft in history, Boeing said in a release

Turkish CEZERİ Flying Car Completes First Flight

September 16, 2020 @ 04:39 AM

Turkeys CEZERİ Flying Car developed by Baykar completed initial flight tests recently. The tests began on September 11

TAI’s Aksungur UAV Tested with Laser Guidance Kit

September 11, 2020 @ 12:17 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) test-fired Aksungur unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with Teber laser guidance kit. “Teber guidance kit-equipped Aksungur test-fired for the first time,” Ismail Demir, Chairman of Turkish Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB),