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Airbus A310 MRTT with refueling boom extended over A Do-DT25 drone
Mar 28, 2023 - 7:53 AM
Airbus's Auto’Mate technology successfully guided a series of drones to a pre-contact refueling position behind a tanker.
Turkish Aerospace Milli Muharip Uçak (MMU) fifth-generation fighter surrounded by ground crew during taxi testing
Mar 20, 2023 - 12:41 PM
Despite the setbacks imposed by the tragic earthquakes that hit Turkey in February, TAI lifted the veil on the country’s fifth-generation fighter program.
Mar 17, 2023 - 4:49 AM
The Anglo-French company’s orderbook has also been swelled by major sales in the UAE and Poland.
Korean FA-50GF fighter jet for Poland
Mar 11, 2023 - 6:42 AM
A dozen FA-50GFs are being delivered ahead of the full-spec FA-50PL to provide a replacement for Poland’s MiG-29s.
Merlin Simulation Blackhawk Compact Trainer
Mar 7, 2023 - 4:35 PM
Merlin Simulation is debuting its Blackhawk Compact Trainer.
Dassault Rafale F4 fighter
Mar 7, 2023 - 6:00 AM
The F4 standard Rafale represents a major improvement in terms of communications, sensors and weapons capability.
MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone
Mar 7, 2023 - 5:30 AM
General Atomics' MQ-9B drones will help the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command develop a beyond-the-horizon power projection capability.
Toll Helicopters with Leonardo
Mar 5, 2023 - 1:26 PM
Australian helicopter operator Toll Helicopters has ordered two new AW139 intermediate twin helicopters from Leonardo.
Rolls-Royce F130
Mar 2, 2023 - 4:53 AM
The engine-maker is expecting to deliver more than 600 F130 turbofans to re-engine the USAF’s entire B-52H fleet.
Leonardo AW169M
Mar 1, 2023 - 12:00 PM
Austria is replacing its Alouette fleet with new Leonardo AW169Ms.