India To Junk 70 Mig-21

AFP, The Indian air force said May 26 it will scrap 70 MiG-21 aircraft next year and, in an added step, will further shrink...

Industry Soars at Berlin Air Show

Deutsche Welle, Half way through the International Aerospace Exhibition, ILA, in Berlin, the industry seems to be back in top shape. With contracts of...

Pentagon defers decision on Boeing tanker lease deal

AFP, WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has deferred a decision on whether to go ahead with a 23 billion dollar deal to lease...

Air Force gets 4

Today, The Air Force on Wednesday commissioned four OV-10

Germany puts its first Eurofighters into service

AFP, The German air force announced Friday that it had officially put its first five Eurofighter jets into service in the northern city of...

China, Pak Joint Venture to Produce JF-17

PTI, LONDON --- A joint venture between China and Pakistan will begin initial production of 16 Joint Fighter-17 (JF-17) Thunder fighters in 2006, according...

Norway could drop US fighter plans in favour of Sweden's Gripen

AFP, OSLO: Norway threatened on Wednesday to withdraw its collaboration in a new US combat plane, the Joint Strike Fighter, in favour of Sweden's...

Edwards Test Team Fires F-16

US Air Force, EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --- A test team from the Global Power Fighters Combined Test Force fired the newest variant...

Iraq's new air force to rise again from desert ditches

AFP, BAGHDAD: Warplanes buried in desert sands and pilots who have barely flown for a decade are all that are left of Saddam Hussein's...