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by gortje
29 Mar 2019, 12:29
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Russia’s Aerospace Force gets sixth upgraded A-50U radar sur
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Russia’s Aerospace Force gets sixth upgraded A-50U radar sur

Russia’s Aerospace Force gets sixth upgraded A-50U radar surveillance aircraft MOSCOW, March 28. /TASS/. Vega Company integrated into Ruselectronics Group (part of the state hi-tech corporation Rostec) and the Beriev Aircraft Company (part of the United Aircraft Corporation) have delivered the sixth...
by gortje
29 Mar 2019, 12:27
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: AFGSC orders B-1B safety stand-down
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Views: 534

AFGSC orders B-1B safety stand-down

AFGSC orders B-1B safety stand-down BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- The Air Force Global Strike Command commander ordered a safety stand-down of the B-1B Lancer fleet March 28. During a routine inspection of the B-1B drogue chute system, potentially fleet-wide issues were identified with the riggin...
by gortje
29 Mar 2019, 12:26
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: US senators draft bill to stop transfer of F-35 jets to Turk
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US senators draft bill to stop transfer of F-35 jets to Turk

US senators draft bill to stop transfer of F-35 jets to Turkey unless it ditches S-400 deal US senators have proposed a bipartisan bill to make good on Washington's blackmail of Turkey – by halting the agreed transfer of 100 F-35 jets until Ankara tears up its deal with Moscow to buy S-400 air defen...
by gortje
06 Mar 2019, 08:04
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Two Marine F/A-18s collide midair over Twentynine Palms, CA
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Views: 910

Two Marine F/A-18s collide midair over Twentynine Palms, CA

Two Marine F/A-18s collide midair over Twentynine Palms, California Two F/A-18s collided in midair over the sprawling Twentynine Palms, California, Marine training base on Feb. 28, according to military officials. The two Hornets involved in the accident are from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. They both ...
by gortje
04 Mar 2019, 15:19
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: MiG-29 Crashes in Poland, Pilot Reportedly Injured (PHOTOS)
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

MiG-29 Crashes in Poland, Pilot Reportedly Injured (PHOTOS)

MiG-29 Crashes in Poland, Pilot Reportedly Injured (PHOTOS) A Polish Air Force fighter MiG-29 has crashed in the woods, causing a fire, that has already been extinguished, the radio station RMF FM reported. The fighter MiG-29 crashed on 4 March in Mazovian Voivodeship (Mazovia Province), the pilot e...
by gortje
27 Feb 2019, 14:31
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: FebMar2019: Kashmir hotting up."Pakistani+Indian jets downed
Replies: 12
Views: 2698

Re: 27feb2019: Kashmir hotting up."Pakistani+Indian jets dow

1) 2 PAF's JF-17As violated India's airspace
2) They shot-down a Mi-17V-5 helicopter near Siranagar
3) IAF scrambled 2 MiG-21Bison to intercept JF-17As
4) JF-17As shot-down one of the IAF MiGs
5) The IAF MiG-21 crashed in Pakistan.
by gortje
25 Feb 2019, 18:59
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Airbus delivers upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to Spain
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Airbus delivers upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to Spain

Airbus delivers first upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to Spanish Air Force Getafe, 25 February 2019 – Airbus has delivered the first upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to the Spanish Air Force. The upgrade was carried out at Airbus facilities in Getafe and involved the introduction of hardware modificati...
by gortje
19 Feb 2019, 09:34
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 2 IAF Surya Kiran Hawks Crash During Rehearsals
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: 2 IAF Surya Kiran Hawks Crash During Rehearsals

Update: The deceased pilot is Wg Cdr Sahil Gandhi, who flew as Surya Kiran 7. The other two pilots, team 2IC Wg Cdr Vijay Shelke and Sqn Ldr Tejeshwar Singh are injured but ok. The rest of the team has recovered to HAL Airport, BLR.
by gortje
19 Feb 2019, 08:22
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 2 IAF Surya Kiran Hawks Crash During Rehearsals
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

2 IAF Surya Kiran Hawks Crash During Rehearsals

2 IAF Surya Kiran Hawks Crash During Rehearsals For Aero India Expo in Bengaluru The two aircraft, of the aerobatics wing of the air force, were practicing spin manoeuvres when the accident happened. According to initial reports, the two pilots managed to eject safely. Bengaluru: The Indian Air Forc...
by gortje
11 Feb 2019, 13:36
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Russian aircraft at Le Bourget air show 2019
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Views: 1181

Russian aircraft at Le Bourget air show 2019

Russian aircraft firm to feature Ansat light multirole helicopter at Le Bourget air show 2019 MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. Russian Helicopters rotorcraft manufacturer plans to feature the Ansat light multipurpose helicopter at the Le Bourget air show near Paris, Company CEO Andrei Boginsky said on M...
by gortje
01 Feb 2019, 15:23
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: German Air Force orders 33 Eurofighters for 3,3 million Euro
Replies: 7
Views: 2786

German Air Force orders 33 Eurofighters for 3,3 million Euro

German Air Force orders 33 Eurofighters for 3,3 million Euros Die Bundeswehr will bei Airbus Kampfjets im Milliardenwert bestellen, wie das Bundesverteidiungsministerium entschieden hat. Das erfuhr der BR aus Regierungskreisen. Ein Geschäft von dem die Standorte in Augsburg und Manching profitieren....
by gortje
31 Jan 2019, 23:10
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: US Navy has inked a contract for two aircraft carriers
Replies: 0
Views: 501

US Navy has inked a contract for two aircraft carriers

US Navy has inked a contract for two aircraft carriers, Congressman says WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has signed a contract for two carriers, according to a high-ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee. A release from the office Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va., congratulated the N...
by gortje
31 Jan 2019, 23:07
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Germany officially knocks F-35 out of competition
Replies: 7
Views: 2097

Germany officially knocks F-35 out of competition

Germany officially knocks F-35 out of competition to replace Tornado COLOGNE, Germany ― Germany’s Ministry of Defence has officially ruled out the F-35 joint strike fighter as a choice to replace its aging Tornado fleet, Defense News has learned. An official from the ministry confirmed that the F-35...
by gortje
15 Jan 2019, 14:07
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Marine pilot delivers first, last production-era Venom
Replies: 0
Views: 758

Marine pilot delivers first, last production-era Venom

Marine pilot delivers first, last production-era Venom AMARILLO, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 — As a child, a journey’s outset to epilogue can last the length of a sandbox. As finality’s worth ages, expeditions of effort often last years and carry significant weight. When a UH-1Y Venom comes off the product...
by gortje
08 Jan 2019, 13:09
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Air force close to sealing a mega Make in India defence deal
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Views: 615

Air force close to sealing a mega Make in India defence deal

Air force close to sealing a mega Make in India defence deal HIGHLIGHTS - In the deal, air force will acquire 56 new transport aircrafts from Airbus. - These aircrafts will replace the Avro plane fleet of IAF. - These aircrafts will be given to several defence agencies in the country. Inching closer...