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European Air Transport Fleet Enters New Phase

European Air Transport Fleet Enters New Phase

Launched four years ago by 20 participating nations, the European Air Transport Fleet (EATF) partnership has now entered its second phase. The initiative is expected to grow based on the building blocks that have already been put in place. With […]


US Deploys First MC-130J to Asia

US Deploys First MC-130J to Asia

Kadena’s newest aircraft touched down here, Dec. 21, 2014, after a flight across the Pacific to its new home with the 353rd Special Operations Group. The MC-130J Commando II is replacing the retiring MC-130P Combat Shadow assigned to the 353rd […]


RAF’s A400M Begins Base-Testing Tour

RAF’s A400M Begins Base-Testing Tour

The RAF’s latest transport aircraft, the A400M Atlas, touched down on Akrotiri soil for the first time yesterday (15 Dec 14). The aircraft was visiting the RAF Base as part of its ongoing checks to ensure that our airfields are […]


Heavy-Duty Y-20 Military Airlifter Weighs In At Show

Heavy-Duty Y-20 Military Airlifter Weighs In At Show

China’s first domestically developed strategic air lifter, the Y-20 Kunpeng, will soon be delivered to users, a senior aviation executive said, adding that the development of its engine is “faring well”. “We still need to conduct some ground and flight […]


Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

The Australian Government has begun the process of purchasing two additional C-17A Globemaster strategic airlift aircraft, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today. Senator Johnston said should the Government elect to exercise this option the two extra Globemasters would […]


Airbus A400M Successfully Demonstrates Tanker Capability

Airbus A400M Successfully Demonstrates Tanker Capability

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has performed successfully air-to-air refueling tests with a F/A-18 Hornet fighter. The tanker test campaign was developed in five flights in which the A400M performed 33 dry contacts and dispensed 18.6 tonnes of fuel […]


Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will progressively be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the end of this […]


Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt Orders Eight More Airbus C295 Tactical Transports

Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter. The new batch of aircraft will be delivered to the Egyptian […]


Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has today handed over the first of ten A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Turkish Air Force. The Turkish Air Force formally accepted the aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space at the A400M Final Assembly […]


 
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