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March 20, 2023, 12:41 PM

Turkey Unveils Stealth Fighter and Combat UAV

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.

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HAL HLFT-42
Feb 20, 2023 - 4:50 AM
India’s primary aircraft manufacturer is proposing a highly capable advanced trainer with the potential to be re-roled for operational duties.
Digital rendering of 13-ton Indian Multi-Role Helicopter
Feb 15, 2023 - 5:12 PM
Safran Helicopter Engines is partnering with Hindustan Aeronautics to develop an engine for the 13-ton Indian Multi-Role Helicopter.
The U.S. Air Force wants to assess the feasibility of remotely piloted aircraft.
Feb 9, 2023 - 9:39 AM
Flight automation specialist Reliable Robotics is conducting a feasibility study into how military transport aircraft could fly without a pilot on board.
Turkish Aerospace Hürjet P1 prototype being towed on airport taxiway
Feb 6, 2023 - 11:15 AM
The Turkish Aerospace Hürjet advanced trainer has entered the pre-first flight test phase, including powering up the F404 engine for the first time.
F-22A Raptor 1st Fighter Wing
Feb 6, 2023 - 5:04 AM
The Chinese surveillance balloon had been tracked across Canada and the U.S. amid worldwide public interest.
Beechcraft T-44C
Jan 28, 2023 - 5:12 AM
The new T-54A twin turboprop aircraft is based on the King Air 260, and will replace the T-44C, an earlier King Air derivative.
CH-53K F-35C
Jan 27, 2023 - 5:41 AM
Repositioning and retrieving aircraft is one of the tasks that the CH-53K military helicopter will perform in its operational life.
F-16 Jordan
Jan 25, 2023 - 5:28 AM
The Middle East nation's air force has operated Fighting Falcon fighters for many years, and is now refreshing the fleet with AESA-equipped aircraft.
Black Hawk helicopter sits in hangar beneath U.S. flag
Jan 20, 2023 - 9:36 PM
Sikorsky delivered its 5,000th Black Hawk Helicopter to the U.S. Army, which plans to fly the type for at least another 40 years.
Military personnel walking toward U.S. Army King Air on airport ramp
Jan 20, 2023 - 10:03 AM
The CAE Army contract is valued at $250 million through 2032, including option years, and encompasses virtual, simulation, and aircraft training.