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F-35 Eventually Headed To Middle East

The F-35A is destined for the Middle East, though not anytime soon, according to a key Air Force general. “It’s planned for a few years out, it’s not going to happen this year,” outgoing...

F-35 to fight ISIS in a few years

The US Air Force s F-35A will fight ISIS in the near future, but don t expect to see the Lockheed Martin Lightning II flying over Iraq or Syria this year. …read more Read...

First batch of 22 lady officers earn para wings

A batch of 22 lady officers and 39 male officers and airmen successfully completed their basic airborne training at the… The post First batch of 22 lady officers earn para wings appeared first on...

TP400 engine fix nearing completion: MTU

German engine specialist MTU expects that a final fix for the power gearbox issues on the Airbus A400M s Europrop International (EPI) TP400-D6 engines will be installed from September. …read more Read more here::...

OPINION: Should A400M partners prop up Airbus?

Even for a programme with a history as chequered as the A400M, Airbus chief executive Tom Enders latest critique of the troubled airlifter was astonishingly frank and packed with intent. …read more Read more...

M28 tour to showcase Skytruck’s commercial potential

Buoyed by its position within Lockheed Martin s global group of companies, Sikorsky subsidiary PZL Mielec is optimistic of driving fresh sales of its M28 Skytruck in several regions of the world. …read more...

USAF C-5Ms deliver Army helicopters to Europe

A contingent of Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, delivered by two Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxies, arrived here Feb. 22 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. OAR is a tangible demonstration of the United...

RAAF to Test Skills in High-End Air Warfare Exercise

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has deployed to Guam to participate in Exercise Cope North 2017—a high end air combat and humanitarian assistance exercise. Up to 12 F/A-18A Hornets from Number 3 Squadron...