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Improvements Extend C-5 Life

Improvements Extend C-5 Life

Using Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, Airmen here improved the reliability and life expectancy of the C-5M Super Galaxy. AFSO21 is the Air Force’s dedicated effort to maximize value and minimize waste in all of our processes. […]


Brazilian and Embraer Conclude Critical Design Review of the KC-390 Project

Brazilian and Embraer Conclude Critical Design Review of the KC-390 Project

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and Embraer Defense & Security have successfully concluded the Critical Design Review (CDR) of the KC-390 military transport aircraft. The contract event, which is one of the main landmarks of the program, took place at […]


Airbus A400M Wins Full Civil Certification

Airbus A400M Wins Full Civil Certification

Airbus Military has today received full Type Certification for the A400M new generation airlifter, marking a critical step towards delivery of the first aircraft to the French Air Force. Award of the Type Certificate makes the A400M the world’s first […]


First Production Airbus Military A400M Makes Maiden Flight

First Production Airbus Military A400M Makes Maiden Flight

The first production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards its delivery to the French Air Force. The aircraft, known as MSN7, took off from Seville, Spain, at 11:48 local time […]


UK MoD Awards A400M Training Contract

UK MoD Awards A400M Training Contract

Airbus Military and Thales UK have signed an 18-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to supply training services for the A400M Atlas , the Royal Air Force’s next-generation military transport aircraft. The multi-million pound training services programme will […]


Airbus Military Win Support Contract for French A400M Fleet

Airbus Military Win Support Contract for French A400M Fleet

OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’ARmement), acting on behalf of France, and Airbus Military have signed the initial In-Service Support (ISS) contract providing an 18-month A400M support services package to the French Air Force. This is a key […]


IL-476 Airlifter Makes First Long Test Flight

IL-476 Airlifter Makes First Long Test Flight

A prototype Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A (also known as the Il-476) heavy-lift transport plane completed its first prolonged test flight on Tuesday, its manufacturer Aviastar said. The flight, which lasted four hours and 25 minutes at altitudes of up to 10,000 meters […]


China’s Y-20 Large Transport Aircraft Completes First Flight

China’s Y-20 Large Transport Aircraft Completes First Flight

China’s independently-developed Y-20 large transport aircraft successfully completed its first test flight on January 26, 2013, which is of important significance in promoting the construction of China’s economy and national defense modernization, and responding to such emergencies as disaster rescue […]


Chinese military plane boosts global reach

Chinese military plane boosts global reach

China’s new heavy-lift transport aircraft and a successful missile interception test are key steps in expanding the strength and reach of its armed forces, analysts and state media said Monday. The Y-20, China’s biggest home-produced military transport jet to date, […]


 
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