Malaysia pushes forward with ATR 72 MPA acquisition
The Malaysian MOD formally inked a contract with Leonardo for the acquisition of two ATR 72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft platforms during a ceremony that took place during the biennially-held Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition in Malaysia on May 25
Zimbabwe takes delivery of 18 Russian-built Ansat helicopters
The government of Zimbabwe took delivery of 18 Kazan Helicopters Ansat multi-purpose light helicopters in one time during a ceremony at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare on May 18
NASA readies ex-USMC F/A-18D for chase mission ahead of X-59 testing
A former USMC-operated F/A-18D Hornet that was acquired by NASA from the US Navy in 2021 has been rolled out at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center – a part of Edwards AFB in California – after being rejuvenated and repainted ahead of its planned use in supporting the testing of the administration’s X-59 QueSST technology demonstrator
Argentine Navy scraps plan to reactivate ex-French Super Étendards
The Argentine Navy has abandoned plans to reactivate the five former French Fleet Air Arm-operated Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard IVM naval strike fighters that were purchased in 2019, as the nation is unable to return the aircraft to operational service
KLM 777 makes emergency landing in Dubai
A Boeing 777-206(ER) of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flying from Bangkok to Amsterdam has diverted into Dubai.
Asiana A321 door opened IN FLIGHT, passenger arrested
An Asiana Airlines passenger has reportedly been arrested after opening the emergency door of an Airbus A321 while in flight.
Just Flight 146 Professional for MSFS upgraded
Just Flight has released a major update for the 146 Professional, adding failures simulation, pushback controls, HF aerials, improved performance and various enhancements.
First batch of T-6C Texan IIs head to Tunisia
Four Beechcraft T-6C Texan II turboprop-driven training aircraft passed through Glasgow Prestwick Airport in South Ayrshire, Scotland, while on their delivery flight to Tunisia on May 13
Flying Bulls acquire rare Sikorsky S-58
Airworthy historic helicopter joins Salzburg-based fleet
Fresh hope for last flying Alizé
Privately owned naval sub-hunter given temporary home by French Air Force