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Indonesian Air Force Plans to Replace C-130 Hercules

Indonesian Air Force Plans to Replace C-130 Hercules

Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Marshal Agus Supriatna, revealed that he has conducted a study to replace Hercules aircraft with new transport aircraft. “We have conducted a study to replace C-130 Hercules aircraft with the new ones either […]


Latest A400M Transport Aircraft Is Delivered to the Royal Air Force

Latest A400M Transport Aircraft Is Delivered to the Royal Air Force

The Ministry of Defence is pleased to announce it has taken delivery of its third A400M Atlas aircraft which has flown back to the UK. The next-generation transport aircraft took off from the assembly plant in Seville, Spain, and landed […]


First RAAF C-27J Spartan Arrives in Australia

C-27J Spartan

Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, AO, welcomed the first RAAF C-27J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft in Australia at a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond today. The acquisition of the C-27J Spartan will fill a gap in Australia’s […]


Fourth C-130 Touches Down In Kabul, Expands Afghan Air Force Capabilities

A C-130 Hercules touches down at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, June 20, bringing increased tactical airlift and mobility operations to Afghanistan. It is the fourth and final aircraft in the fleet from the United States that will enable the Afghan Air Force to transport supplies or troops throughout the country and to partner nations where they can execute missions, trainings and exercises. (U.S. military photo by Capt. Eydie Sakura/Released)

KABUL, Afghanistan: A C-130 Hercules touched down at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20, bringing expanded flight capabilities to the Afghan Air Force. After a weeklong journey beginning at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, the arrival […]


Russia’s UAC Asks HAL to Speed Up Joint Aircraft Project

Russia’s UAC Asks HAL to Speed Up Joint Aircraft Project

PARIS: Looking at India as its key focus market, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has asked its Indian partner to speed up the design work for their joint production of the Multi-role Transport Airplanes (MTAs). UAC chief Yuri Slyusar also […]


Airbus Resumes A400M Deliveries

Airbus Resumes A400M Deliveries

France: Airbus Defence and Space is about to recommence deliveries of Airbus A400M aircraft following the lifting of all remaining flight restrictions on new production aircraft by Spanish regulator DGAM yesterday. As a result, all A400Ms are now cleared for […]


Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

The Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia has purchased in open competition, and after carrying out a complete evaluation, four C295W aircraft to enhance its capabilities. The C295W has been chosen based on its demonstrated excellent operational capabilities in hot […]


Boeing, Qatar Confirm Purchase of Four C-17s

Boeing, Qatar Confirm Purchase of Four C-17s

France: Boeing and the government of Qatar recently signed an agreement for the purchase of four more C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. These aircraft will join the Qatar Armed Forces’ (QAF) existing fleet of four and help meet their ongoing airlift […]


Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane

Airbus says US to be biggest customer for A400M military plane

European aircraft maker Airbus believes the United States will be the biggest customer for its A400M military transport plane, despite a fatal crash involving one of them during a test flight last month. “By the next decade at the latest, […]


Spain allows A400M test flights to resume after deadly crash

Airbus A400M

Spain on Thursday said test flights of Airbus A400M military planes that have already rolled off the assembly line could resume, after suspending them in May following a crash that killed four people. Airbus executives met with Spain’s National Institute […]


 
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