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L-39NG continues test campaign, expands flight envelope
Aero Vodochody has further expanded the flight envelope of its new L-39NG light jet trainer – the latest variant of the company’s Albatros family.
US approves South Korean F-16 IFF/Link 16 upgrades
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of identification friend or foe (IFF) systems and Link 16 tactical data links to South Korea, as part of the country’s F-16 upgrade effort.
RAF declares IOC on Poseidon MRA1
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has formally declared that its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet has achieved initial operating capability (IOC).
First production-representative MQ-9B rolled out
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has rolled out and flown the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned combat air system (UCAV).
Israel hosts US F-35s in first joint training exercise
Israeli Air Force (IAF) Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir fighters and US Air Force (USAF) F-35A Lightning IIs have taken part in exercise Enduring Lightning – the first joint training exercise dedicated to the fighter to be held by Israel.
No call leads to close call for departing 737
A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800 rotated 400ft from the end of Gatwick’s runway after the automatic call for V1 did not occur, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has learned.
Quashing the myths of air travel in the COVID-19 era
With coronavirus still prevalent around the world, many former fliers are anxious about returning to airline travel, fearful they could catch the killer bug. Tom Batchelor quashes the myths and explores what innovations are out there to help restore confidence to passengers
How Emirates is bouncing back from a tricky 2020
Airliner World editor, Gordon Smith catches up with Richard Jewsbury, divisional vice president UK at Emirates, to ask how the Dubai-based carrier is bouncing back from a tricky 2020
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