HALLBERGMOOS, Germany --- From now on, the two engine specialists MTU Aero Engines in Munich, Germany and Atelier dIndustriel Aeronautic (AIA) in Bordeaux, France will be in charge of maintaining the MTR390-2C engines of the Franco-German Tiger combat helicopter, having been approved as revision centres by the engine manufacturer, the...
Recently, the question of whether the acquisition of second-hand aircraft is a realistic option for the partial replacement of the Tiger fleet (TTE project) was raised. One suggested possibility is the acquisition of used Boeing F/A-18C/Ds, of which the air force already operates 33
BERNE --- The testing of the three candidates for the Tiger Partial Replacement program was completed with the departure of the two Eurofighter two-seat aircraft. In the last three weeks the planned flight and ground testing took place from Emmen military airfield with Eurofighter
MELBOURNE, Fla. --- The U
LONDON, UK --- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a study contract by Atkins, the Systems House on the UK Ministry of Defence's Future Rapid Effects Systems (FRES) project, on behalf of the FRES Integrated Project Team (IPT). The study, to be delivered by January 2009, will develop performance, cost, time...
The second candidate for the Partial Tiger Replacement (PTR) landed in Emmen this morning. With the arrival of the French Rafale aircraft in Switzerland, the second series of flight and ground tests for the PTR is about to begin
FARNBOROUGH, England --- The Dubai governments new low-cost carrier, FlyDubai, has ordered 50 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft. The engine order is valued at nearly $700 million U
ST. LOUIS --- Boeing installed two CFM56-7B engines on the U
WASHINGTON --- The advanced fly-by-wire aerial refueling boom that Northrop Grumman Corporation will integrate onto the U.S