Friday, July 21, 2017

MiG-35 debuts at MAKS 2017

Once an flourishing Russian fighter aircraft manufacturer, post Soviet era was hard for MiG as it lost local and export market to homegrown rival Sukhoi's Su-27 Flanker family.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

United defers Airbus A350 delivery

United Airlines have delayed introduction of new generation Airbus A350 wide body passenger jets into fleet, which were slated for 2018.

Malaysia to operate MiG-29 fleet until 2020

Russia have signed a contract with Malaysia to continue provide support services to the Russian supplied MiG-29 combat aircraft fleet operated by Royal Malaysian Air Force.

Aeroflot place firm order for 20 Sukhoi SuperJet 100

The Russian flag carrier Aeroflot placed a repeat order for the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 regional passenger jet, during the MAKS airshow being held in Moscow from July 18-23.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Airbus flying wing UAV complete maiden flight

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully test flown a unmmaned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a flying wing design.

Tri MG Airline Boeing 737 Freighter skids off runway

 A Boeing 737-301F Freighter operated by Indonesia's Tri MG Asia airlines was involved in a runway excursion incident today.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Saudi unveil Pipistrel Virus based drones

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) spearheading aerospace capability development of Saudi Arabia has unveiled drones based on manned aircraft.

Antonov proposes new An-77 airlifter development with U.S. assistance

Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov is planning to revive its troubled AN-70 airlifter program with U.S. assistance.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

KAI complete FA-50PH combat jet delivery to Philippines

Korean Aerospace Industries has completed delivery of the 12 FA-50PH light combat aircraft to Philippines Air Force.

Boeing rolls out first KC-46A for USAF

Boeing has rolled out the first KC-46A tanker/transport aircraft intended for delivery to U.S. Air Force from its Everett, Washington facility.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

UK Typhoon fleet to receive Self Protection system upgrade

Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons will receive a comprehensive upgrade to their self protection system that will enable it to identify and defeat known and future threats, further improving survivability of aircraft while operating in heavily defended environments.

UK announce P-8A maritime patrol aircraft Squadrons

UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced the numbers of the UK’s two new Boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons.

UK C-130J fleet to receive wing box upgrade

UK Ministry of Defense has selected British Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to carry out structural upgrade on Royal Air Force C-130J tactical transport aircraft fleet.

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