Airbus has announced resumption of production and assembly activities at wing plants located in Spain, France and other European countries amid COVID-19 pandemic. “Airbus partially resumed production and assembly work in France and Spain on 23 March following a four-day pause
Airbus sold 796 A320neo planes in 2019, more than eleven times Boeings tally of 737 order of 69 aircraft. The overall gross orders for Boeing in 2019 stood at 246 aircraft, down from 1090 a year before
Serbia scrambled MiG-29 fighter jets as a US MQ-9 Reaper drone approached within 150 km of the aircraft of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu which was flying over Kosovo airspace. According to Russia's Izvestia, the drone is either an MQ-9 Reaper or a RQ-4 Global Hawk
New rules on confidentially will be introduced in the Chinese military to guard against cyber-attacks largely originating from the United States. President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, recently signed an order to publish the new military confidentiality regulation, which will come into force on March 1, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported on Wednesday
Indra has defended its position as a Spanish partner in the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) Project, parrying German Airbus claims that only it has the technological capability to build the sophisticated system. On Wednesday, Fernando Abril-Martorell, president of Indra,
Airbus Helicopters has won a contract for six H135 military training helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force, as part of its pilot training enhancement programme. The very first military training helicopters ever ordered by the Royal Thai Air Force, these new twin-engine Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) Instrument flight Rules-certified H135s will be utilised for an array of training missions, including ab-initio flight training
The team lead by French Dassault and German Airbus have been awarded a contract by their respective governments to launch demonstrator phase for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS). "The governments of France and Germany have awarded Dassault Aviation, Airbus, together with their partners MTU Aero Engines, Safran, MBDA and Thales, the initial framework contract (Phase 1A), which launches the demonstrator phase for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS)," Dassault said in a statement Thursday
Airbus and Singapore have commenced work on an automatic air-to-air refueling (A3R) A330 MRTT aircraft which will apply for certification by 2021. The A3R system requires no additional equipment on the receiver and is intended to reduce air refuelling operator (ARO) workload, improve safety and optimise the rate of air-to-air refuelling (AAR) transfer in operational conditions to maximise aerial superiority
Airbus unveiled MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator on Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow (February 11-16). At 2 metres long and 3
Airbus will arm the H160 helicopters of the French military under France's Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger: HIL). "Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) are pursuing a new set of studies to further the militarisation of the H160 and to define its associated support ecosystem in the frame of the Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger: HIL)," Airbus said in a statement Thursday
Airbus will pitch the C295 military transport aircraft, the Panther Helicopter among several products to Indian officials at the Defexpo 2020 event in Lucknow, India. Airbus will exhibit S46, Hall 07 and models of the C295 aircraft
The Airbus C295 tactical airlifter has achieved its first wet contacts during an air-to-air (AAR) tanker flight test campaign. The wet contacts, conducted out of Seville, Spain, took place in January 2020, between one Airbus C295 aircraft in tanker configuration and Spanish Air Force C295 acting as receiver at flight speeds between 100-130 knots, Airbus press release said
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