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C-17 marks 2 millionth flight hour during airdrop

C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE: This month, the C-17 Globemaster III celebrated its two millionth flight hour. As a testament to the C-17 mission tempo, the aircraft passed its two millionth flight hour just four years after passing its first million-hour […]


Fourth Airbus Military A400M Makes First Flight

Fourth Airbus Military A400M Makes First Flight

The fourth Airbus Military A400M military airlifter has made its first flight – the culmination of a highly successful 2010 which also saw the fleet of Grizzly development aircraft complete just over 1,000 hours flight-time and 300 flights. Known as […]


Indian Air Force Receives First Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules

Indian Air Force Receives First Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules

Lockheed Martin delivered the first of six C-130Js for the Indian Air Force at ceremonies here today. The new fleet was ordered under a $1.2 billion U.S. Foreign Military Sale (India’s first) in late 2008. “There are few mottos that […]


Boeing Delivers UK Royal Air Force’s 7th C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers UK Royal Air Force’s 7th C-17 Globemaster III

LONG BEACH, Calif.: The Boeing Company delivered the United Kingdom’s seventh C-17 Globemaster III to the Royal Air Force (RAF) today during a ceremony at Boeing’s final assembly facility in Long Beach. “The addition of a seventh C-17 to our […]


First production C-5M arrives at Dover AFB

First production C-5M arrives at Dover AFB

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE: The first production C-5M Super Galaxy arrived for duty at Dover Air Force Base Nov. 5. Gen. Raymond E. Johns Jr., commander of Air Mobility Command, flew the Super Galaxy from Stewart Air National Guard Base, […]


EADS and Airbus Welcome A400M Agreement with Customer Nations

EADS and Airbus Welcome A400M Agreement with Customer Nations

EADS and Airbus welcome the conclusion of negotiations with OCCAR and the seven A400M launch customer nations. The agreement, finalised today in Toulouse in the presence of the French Defence Minister Hervé Morin, the national armament directors and other representatives […]


IAI Delivers Converted 767 Tanker to Colombia

IAI Delivers Converted 767 Tanker to Colombia

BEN GURION International Airport, Israel: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has delivered a converted B767-200ER (Extended Range) MMTT (which includes air refueling capabilities) to the Colombian Air Force (CAF). The aircraft was converted by Bedek Aviation Group to a Multi-Mission Tanker […]


Eurocopter Exhibits at Dubai Helicopter Show

Eurocopter Exhibits at Dubai Helicopter Show

Eurocopter will mark its 30-plus year presence in the Middle East and Arabian Gulf region with a major participation at this week’s Dubai Helishow 2010, underscoring its helicopter product line’s capabilities for evolving applications that include anti-piracy, counter-insurgency and border […]


Egypt Orders Three Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

Egypt Orders Three Airbus Military C295 Aircraft

The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) signed a contract with Airbus Military for the acquisition of three C295 aircraft. The aircraft are to be delivered from 2011 and will be used to increase the Egyptian Air Force’s capacity in tactical and […]


France sees A400M finance deal by end of year

France sees A400M finance deal by end of year

Paris: A formal financing contract for the A400M European military transport aircraft could be signed by the end of the year, a senior French arms official has said. “Discussions on a draft amendment have made progress recently,” Laurent Collet-Billon told […]


 
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