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by Tintin
04 Mar 2018, 15:43
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Adla C-160G successor
Replies: 0
Views: 1193

Adla C-160G successor

Hi everyone, It’s been a long time since I’ve been here...I’m back!!! :wink: Adla SIGINT C-160G aircraft successor has been announced by French MoD on Feb 28th. Both Transall should be replaced by three Falcon (7X?) Epicure, with CUGE capability (for EW Universal Capability), from 2025. Below is a l...
by Tintin
20 May 2016, 15:35
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: French Gendarmerie helo crash - four killed
Replies: 1
Views: 1334

French Gendarmerie helo crash - four killed

http://www.leparisien.fr/faits-divers/au-moins-un-mort-dans-le-crash-d-un-helicoptere-de-la-gendarmerie-dans-les-hautes-pyrenees-20-05-2016-5813557.php Un hélicoptère de la gendarmerie de Tarbes s'est écrasé ce vendredi midi durant une mission en altitude à Cauterets, dans les Hautes-Pyrénées avec ...
by Tintin
12 Nov 2015, 23:07
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Four C-130J for Adla
Replies: 1
Views: 1289

Four C-130J for Adla

http://news.yahoo.com/french-military-buy-us-c-130-transport-aircraft-151721875.html Washington (AFP) - The United States has given the go-ahead for its ally France to buy four Lockheed Martin C-130J military aircraft, a rival to the French-built Airbus A400M. The US Defense Security Cooperation Ag...
by Tintin
20 Jul 2015, 22:01
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Photos: first flying Egyptian Rafales deliveries this July
Replies: 6
Views: 2352

Re: Photos: first flying Egyptian Rafales deliveries this Ju

The three first Rafales should leave Istres AB tomorrow for Egypt
by Tintin
10 Dec 2014, 20:29
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Adla Alphajet crashed near Tours - one killed
Replies: 1
Views: 1440

Adla Alphajet crashed near Tours - one killed

http://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/Indre-et-Loire/Actualite/Faits-divers-justice/n/Contenus/Articles/2014/12/10/Un-Alphajet-s-ecrase-a-Vouvray-un-mort-et-au-moins-quatre-blesses-2149048 Tonight, at 17h30LT, an Alphajet from BA105 crashed in Vouvray, near Tours, during a night training mission. Both...
by Tintin
30 Nov 2014, 15:39
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: French EC-725 crash in Burkina - one killed
Replies: 5
Views: 2383

French EC-725 crash in Burkina - one killed

Yesterday evening around 21h00, an EC-725 crashed during a night training exercise in Burkina Faso. One SF was killed while 2 soldiers were wounded.
by Tintin
21 Oct 2014, 20:18
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: A-7 Corsair II retired from service by last operator: HAF
Replies: 1
Views: 1392

A-7 Corsair II retired from service by last operator: HAF

http://www.janes.com/article/44758/a-7-corsair-ii-finally-retires-from-service The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) held a decommissioning ceremony for its LTV (later Vought) A-7 Corsair II aircraft at Araxos Air Base, home of the 116 Combat Wing, on 17 October. The world's last operator of the A-7 Corsair...
by Tintin
21 Oct 2014, 20:13
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Oman Air Force retires Jaguar fleet
Replies: 0
Views: 766

Oman Air Force retires Jaguar fleet

http://www.janes.com/article/44750/oman-retires-jaguars The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has held a ceremony to mark the retirement of its fleet of SEPECAT Jaguar attack aircraft at the Al-Shafaq Club in Seeb, the Oman News Agency reported on 16 October. It added that the Jaguars, which had been ...
by Tintin
17 Oct 2014, 14:36
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: UK to deploy MQ-9s from Afghanistan to Iraq
Replies: 0
Views: 580

UK to deploy MQ-9s from Afghanistan to Iraq

http://www.janes.com/article/44606/uk-to-deploy-reaper-uavs-to-fight-islamic-state-in-iraq The United Kingdom is to deploy an undisclosed number of General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Iraq as part of its ongoing efforts to combat Islamic State. The turboprop aircraft will...
by Tintin
17 Oct 2014, 14:31
Forum: Helispot
Topic: News: possible Chinook helicopter sale to Brazil
Replies: 0
Views: 688

News: possible Chinook helicopter sale to Brazil

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/16/us-boeing-brazil-helicopters-idUSKCN0I503120141016?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews (Reuters) - The Brazilian Army has expressed interest in buying a handful of Boeing Co (BA.N) CH-47 Chinook helicopters, the company said on Wednesday, saying that it cont...
by Tintin
17 Oct 2014, 14:27
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: USN E-2D Advanced Hawkeye operational
Replies: 0
Views: 587

USN E-2D Advanced Hawkeye operational

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20141016/DEFREG02/310160032/New-US-Navy-E-2D-Aircraft-Goes-Operational WASHINGTON — The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has been declared to be operational, meaning that deployment training for the US Navy’s newest airborne warning and control aircraft can begin in earnest....
by Tintin
16 Oct 2014, 10:38
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 20141013: Algerian Su-24 crashed - 2 crew killed
Replies: 0
Views: 698

20141013: Algerian Su-24 crashed - 2 crew killed

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=68485 ALGIERS - An Algerian air force plane crashed Monday in the south of the country during a training exercise, killing the two soldiers on board, the defence ministry said. It said the Sukhoi Su-24, a bomber first developed in the former Soviet Unio...
by Tintin
09 Oct 2014, 10:50
Forum: Helispot
Topic: News: S-97 Raider to fly this year
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

News: S-97 Raider to fly this year

http://www.janes.com/article/44031/sikorsky-s-97-raider-to-fly-this-year Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled the first of two S-97 Raider helicopter prototypes on 2 October at its facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. Test flights will begin this year, company officials said. "Sikorsky will begin ground tes...
by Tintin
09 Oct 2014, 10:01
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Austrian Eurofighter grounded at Innsbruck
Replies: 0
Views: 1095

Austrian Eurofighter grounded at Innsbruck

http://www.thelocal.at/20141008/crippled-eurofighter-stays-grounded-in-innsbruck An advanced Eurofighter aircraft which was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday remains grounded at Innsbruck airport, guarded by military police while technicians struggle to make it airworthy again. While ...
by Tintin
06 Oct 2014, 16:46
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Euro Hawk "out of the garage"?
Replies: 0
Views: 1079

Euro Hawk "out of the garage"?

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/04/us-germany-defence-idUSKCN0HT0OB20141004 (Reuters) - German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen wants to revive the high-altitude reconnaissance drone Euro Hawk after the government backed away from plans to buy some last year, a German newspaper said on ...