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November 25, 2015, 10:03 AM

Turkey Takes Action Against Russia’s Syrian Air War

Shootdown of Su-24 prompts immediate Russian reaction to defend its warplanes, after a month of intensive airstrikes on the divided country.

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The Chinese recently conducted taxi trials of a new combat aircraft, designat...
Jan 7, 2011 - 4:24 AM
Following months of speculation, fueled by tidbits gleaned during the Zhuhai airshow in November, the first images of China’s newest combat aircraft were r
Dec 28, 2010 - 8:37 AM
Having achieved its target speed of 250 ktas in September, Sikorsky continues to flight-test the X2 demonstrator but at a slower pace.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will supply 40 license-built Sikorsky UH-60J+s fo...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:56 AM
Japan’s Ministry of Defense has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply 40 license-built Sikorsky UH-60J+ helicopters for the Japan Air Self Defence
The unmanned Fire-X demonstrator made its first flight December 10....
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:54 AM
Remotely controlled helicopters could be delivering cargo to U.S.
The U.S. Air Force is evaluating the Boeing X-37B as an unmanned orbital test...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:45 AM
The U.S.
Pratt & Whitney delivered the first production-standard F135 for the Joint St...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:39 AM
Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first <link news/single-news-page/article/pratt-whitneys-f135-breaks-sound-barrier-on-f-35b-25262/>F135 production-standa
Sixteen Harriers flew in formation over the UK Midlands marking the type’s re...
Dec 16, 2010 - 5:28 AM
Sixteen Harrier GR.7/9 V/STOL (vertical and/or short take-off and landing) jets flew over the UK Midlands Wednesday to mark the type’s retirement from Brit
Now committed to the history books, the F-111 demonstrates its trademark ”dum...
Dec 3, 2010 - 7:12 AM
In a ceremony held at RAAF Amberley, Queensland, the Royal Australian Air Force retired its General Dynamics F-111 fleet on December 2.
Venezuela is seeking the Y-8 to augment its C-130 transport fleet, which comp...
Dec 3, 2010 - 7:07 AM
Venezuela is buying up to 12 Shaanxi Y-8 transports from China.
Saab recently began flight integration trials with the Thales DJRP reconnaiss...
Dec 3, 2010 - 7:05 AM
In November, Saab received the expected follow-on order for six more Gripen fighters for Thailand.