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Third Production C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered to US Air Force

Third Production C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered to US Air Force

Lockheed Martin completed delivery today of the third production C-5M Super Galaxy to the U.S. Air Force. The sixth C-5M overall to be delivered to the Air Force, this aircraft will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard […]


Russian Helicopters Sells 79 Mi-171 at MAKS Show

Russian Helicopters Sells 79 Mi-171 at MAKS Show

At MAKS 2011 International Aviation and Space Salon Russian Helicopters holding company signed two macrocontracts for delivery of Mi-171 helicopters produced by JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (JSC U-UAP). According to the agreements achieved, 40 helicopters of Mi-171 type are planned […]


Russian Stealth Fighter Aborts Takeoff At Air Show

Russian Stealth Fighter Aborts Takeoff At Air Show

Russia’s first stealth fighter jet had to abort a takeoff on the last day of Moscow’s International Aviation and Space Show on August 21 because of what officials said was a malfunction in the right engine. The T-50 did not […]


F-35 Authorized to Return to Flight

F-35 Authorized to Return to Flight

The F-35 Joint Program Office authorized the return to flight operations for F-35 developmental test aircraft. This follows the reinstitution of ground operations for these aircraft Aug. 10. An Air Force Safety Investigation Board continues to review the circumstances that […]


USAF to Conduct Study of F-22 Oxygen Generators

USAF to Conduct Study of F-22 Oxygen Generators

Air Force officials continue to conduct an Aircraft Oxygen Generation study, with members of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board taking the leading role. Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley directed the quick look study in the wake of […]


Russia’s Air Force commander sets out new plans

Russia’s Air Force commander sets out new plans

The Russian Air Force is proceeding steadily with its re-equipment program despite unresolved questions about funding and deliveries of equipment, commander Col Gen. Alexander Zelin said on Tuesday on the first day of the MAKS air show. “The situation with […]


Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

With less than six months remaining before the U.S. withdraws from Iraq, U.S. military air advisors here are doubling their training efforts to ensure Iraqi Airmen are prepared to defend their boarders from the sky. Air Force and Army pilots […]


Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia’s MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end of this year, the company said. The two countries signed a contract stipulating the supply […]


RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk reaches critical milestone

RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk reaches critical milestone

The commander of Air Combat Command declared initial operational capability for the RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk Aug. 10. The Air Force successfully deployed the Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk in support of Operation ODYSSEY DAWN in Libya and Operation […]


 
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