Aircraft enhancements required to comply with North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has forced Eurofighter to opt out of the Canadian fighter jet replacement tender. In July 2019, the country invited four companies- Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Saab and Airbus, to submit bids to supply 88 combat aircraft for an estimated $14
Canada has asked Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Saab and Airbus to submit bids to supply 88 combat aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of CF-18 fighters for an estimated $14.5 billion (C$19 billion)
Indian pilots can undergo training to fly Airbus A320Neo aircraft in the country as Flight Simulation Technique Centres (FSTCs) full flight simulator has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval. Indian carriers with A320 neo fleet will no longer have to send their pilots abroad for getting the requisite training, the company said in a statement Monday
A locally-developed technology has enabled Chinese aerial early warning (AEW) aircraft such as the KJ-200, KJ-500 and KJ-2000 to increase electromagnetic resources efficiency. Developed by Tang Xiaobin, a senior scientist at the state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), the technology works by separating different electromagnetic energies into two categories: One that boosts certain capabilities, and one that hinders certain capabilities,
India is likely to give the final nod for the $1.7 billion (INR 11,929 crore) contract to acquire 56 C-295 military transport aircraft as a replacement for the IAFs ageing Avro fleet
Airbus helicopters and French Ministry for Transport (DGAC) announced at the Paris Air Show 2019, that their new hybrid light helicopter demonstrator will perform its first flight next year. At the event, they launched a research project aimed at demonstrating the use of a hybrid propulsion system on board H-130 single-engine helicopter testbed
A mock-up of the European New Generation Fighter (NGF) was unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 today where Dassault Aviation and Airbus revealed that they expect a contract for the first demonstrator phase of the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) by Q4 2019. The two firms have already delivered a joint industrial proposal to France and Germany for executing the FCAS
The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has signed an order to purchase additional Airbus H225M multi-role, long-range, tactical transport military helicopters to be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft will be delivered in a configuration that allows it to be interoperable with the existing fleet of 10 H225Ms in the French Air Force, and in particular it will be capable of in-flight refuelling, an essential operational advantage that this helicopter offers, the company said in a statement Friday
Orders for Paris Air Show 2019 is likely to be half that obtained in 2018, according to International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) groups prediction. “To set the scene, 2019 is not shaping up to be a good year on the order front which is not particularly surprising given the headwinds
Airbus has delivered H215 heavy twin-engine utility helicopter to Chinas State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC). The H215 will join the companys existing fleet of 15 Airbus helicopters, comprised of H125s, an H120 and an H225
Indian Air Forces (IAFs) plan to procure Airbus C-295 Military Transport Aircraft has taken a step forward with the IAF having completed negotiations and discussions. “Negotiations for the C-295 deal have been completed,” a senior defence official was quoted as saying by
Chinese Ministry of Transport's Rescue and Salvage Bureau (CRS) has picked Airbus' H175 helicopter to conduct Search And Rescue (SAR) operations during the ongoing Heli-Expo 2019 in Georgia, USA. The H175s SAR configuration was chosen for its endurance of about 5
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