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December 6, 2019, 4:45 AM

First Gripen E for Sweden Flies

With the flight of the first series aircraft for Sweden, Saab now has five Gripen Es in the air, including one destined for the Brazilian air force.

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E-3A Sentry
Dec 6, 2019 - 5:36 AM
NATO is spending $1 billion on keeping its aging AWACS aircraft concurrent with technology while it begins the search for a replacement in 2035.
Mi-38
Dec 6, 2019 - 5:12 AM
Three of the military version of the Mi-38 have been built and will be used for military evaluation trials by the Russian defense ministry.
Gripen E
Dec 6, 2019 - 4:45 AM
With the flight of the first series aircraft for Sweden, Saab now has five Gripen Es in the air, including one destined for the Brazilian air force.
Dec 2, 2019 - 3:18 PM
Ryan Aerospace's new Helimod Mark III Plus helicopter simulator adds full control loading.
PC-21
Dec 1, 2019 - 5:12 AM
Spain’s Ejército del Aire is joining a growing group of air arms that are replacing jet trainers with high-performance turboprops.
SLON
Dec 1, 2019 - 4:05 AM
Russia’s strategic airlifter program is advancing into validation of the advanced wing, while Ukraine is hoping to re-launch production of the An-225.
MiG-29 Mongolia
Nov 26, 2019 - 12:30 PM
Russia has donated two MiG-29s to Mongolia to restore a fast-jet capability the air force lost with the withdrawal of the last MiG-21s.
Nov 25, 2019 - 1:42 PM
Afghan Air Force's fleet of MD 530Fs has increased to 60.
H145M
Nov 21, 2019 - 1:17 PM
Hungary is undertaking a major overhaul of its rotary-wing forces, while Montenegro is seeking to add light multi-role machines.
C-130H
Nov 21, 2019 - 12:55 PM
The RNZAF has an urgent need to replace its elderly first-generation Hercules, which are over 50 years old.