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Boeing delivers 500th Apache Guardian
Despite the outbreak of COVID-19, Boeing Defense is continuing to produce, flight test and deliver AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to customers, and has handed over the 500th example of the type.
Germany outlines Typhoon, F-18, EA-18G procurement plan
The Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) has outlined its plan to procure a mix of Eurofighter Typhoons, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to replace its ageing Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR fleet.
Nigeria’s first A-29B makes maiden flight
Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have announced that Nigeria’s first A-29B Super Tucano light attack aircraft has successfully completed its maiden flight.
Jolly Green II completes extreme climate trials
A Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II – the US Air Force’s (USAF’s) newest combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter – has completed a month-long trial, pushing the platform through extreme weather conditions.
US funds F-35 hydraulic power generation system repair capability
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract modification – worth US$14.9m – to fund repair capabilities for the hydraulic power generation systems of low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 11 F-35s.
Six bizarrely named airlines
What’s in a name? Here are half a dozen examples of carriers with some fairly odd brands
Air New Zealand reveals unusual layover for all US flights
The flag carrier has added a stopover to all of its traditionally nonstop services to North America
How much do Airbus’ aircraft cost brand-new?
Here’s how much cash you’ll need if you want to own a brand-new example
RAAF celebrates 100th birthday
With New South Wales having lifted Covid restrictions, warbird celebrations could thankfully resume!
Mustang added to Flying Bulls fleet
Austria’s Flying Bulls collection acquired North American P-51D...
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Carenado's 690B Turbo Commander
Chris Frishmuth take a look Carenado’s latest business twin...
ATC Air Traffic Control
Jessica Bannister-Pearce takes a look at ATC and third-party...
Turbulent Designs has announced that its latest scenery product,...