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by gortje
29 May 2017, 08:43
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Air Force Advances Future Plans for the A-10
Replies: 3
Views: 1100

Air Force Advances Future Plans for the A-10

The Air Force A-10 replacement strategy could involve building a new plane, adjusting an existing aircraft or merely upgrading the A-10 itself. The Air Force is beginning to work on how fast, lethal, durable and capable a new “A-10”-like aircraft would need to be in order to provide U.S. military g...
by gortje
19 May 2017, 15:50
Forum: Ramstein
Topic: ETAR 19-05-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2220

Re: ETAR 19-05-2017

B-1B 86-0094 [EL] and the B-1B 86-0120 [EL] are at Ramstein (AMC Ramp 5)
by gortje
11 May 2017, 08:43
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Israeli C-130J pilots jailed over display mishap
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Israeli C-130J pilots jailed over display mishap

Israeli C-130J pilots jailed over flyover mishap A pair of Israeli air force pilots have spent several days in military prison following an air display mishap with two Lockheed Martin C-130Js. The two "Samson" turboprops had taken part in a formation flight as part of the country's independence day ...
by gortje
11 May 2017, 08:41
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Sweden Eyeing Turboprop Trainer If Boeing/Saab Lose T-X
Replies: 0
Views: 679

Sweden Eyeing Turboprop Trainer If Boeing/Saab Lose T-X

Sweden Eyeing Turboprop Trainer If Boeing/Saab Lose T-X STOCKHOLM—The Swedish Air Force has little interest in any of the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation T-X trainer candidates except the Boeing/Saab offer, but is not ready to rule them in or out as potential SK 60 replacements. Col. Magnus Liljegr...
by gortje
08 May 2017, 14:33
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Paris air show 19-25 June 2017
Replies: 55
Views: 18517

Re: Paris air show 19-25 June 2017

USAF Decides to Send F-35A to Paris Air Show: http://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-de ... s-air-show
by gortje
01 May 2017, 07:49
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Paris air show 19-25 June 2017
Replies: 55
Views: 18517

Paris air show 19-25 June 2017

The International Paris Air Show is an international aviation and aerospace exhibition, which is organized every two years. It will take place for the fifty-second time on 7 days from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25 in Le Bourget airport. It is one of the oldest and largest air show in the world...
by gortje
25 Apr 2017, 23:01
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: Wittmund (ETNT) 2017 MIL
Replies: 105
Views: 33352

Re: Wittmund (ETNT) 2017 MIL

The planned arrival for APC of 6-8- Austrian Eurofighters is on 28.4. Missions will be flown from 2.-12.5. Hereby I will let you know that the 7 Austrian Eurofighter will NOT come on Friday the 28th of April but they will come on Thursday the 27th of April. The source is a friend from me at Wittmund.
by gortje
08 Nov 2016, 13:14
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 100th ARW gone by the end of 2016?
Replies: 34
Views: 6931

Re: 100th ARW gone by the end of 2016?

UPDATED: Confusion over RAF Mildenhall’s future after Defence Estate review The Ministry of Defence has announced that it will not require RAF Mildenhall for RAF use after the United States Visiting Forces depart in 2023 but the British Army may move in. The MoD, which owns the site, announced in Ja...
by gortje
22 Jul 2016, 13:34
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Italy Keeps Eye on Mediterranean With New ATR 72
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Italy Keeps Eye on Mediterranean With New ATR 72

Italy Keeps Eye on Mediterranean With New ATR 72 ROME — The Italian Air Force and Navy are due to take delivery of the first of four ATR 72 maritime patrol aircraft from Leonardo-Finmeccanica to replace ageing Atlantique aircraft, which they fly out of Sicily’s Sigonella air base. The delivery, whic...
by gortje
22 Jul 2016, 13:27
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Boeing Racks Up Another $393M In Cost Overruns On KC-46
Replies: 0
Views: 434

Boeing Racks Up Another $393M In Cost Overruns On KC-46

Boeing Racks Up Another $393M In Cost Overruns On KC-46 Program WASHINGTON — Boeing will take a $393 million hit on the KC-46 tanker program, in part due to an issue with the refueling boom that caused the delay of a major program milestone, the company said Thursday. The charge was expected but bad...
by gortje
22 Jul 2016, 13:24
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Russia Bombed Base Used By U.S. in Syria — Reports
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Russia Bombed Base Used By U.S. in Syria — Reports

Russia Bombed Base Used By U.S. in Syria — Reports Russian aircraft bombed a rebel base in South-East Syria used by U.S. and U.K. special forces last month, the Wall Street Journal Newspaper reported Friday. Moscow is allegedly using the strike to pressure the Obama administration into closer cooper...
by gortje
09 Jun 2016, 13:29
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Canada Targets Super Hornet Buy, For Now
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Canada Targets Super Hornet Buy, For Now

Canada Targets Super Hornet Buy, For Now VICTORIA, British Columbia — The Canadian government wants to acquire the Super Hornet to fill its fighter-jet capability gap on an interim basis, a move that would also take the pressure off the country’s prime minister on the thorny political issue of the ...
by gortje
09 Jun 2016, 13:27
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Germany Eyes Joint C-130 Fleet With Allies
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Germany Eyes Joint C-130 Fleet With Allies

Germany Eyes Joint C-130 Fleet With Allies BERLIN — The German Federal Ministry of Defence is in talks with partner nations to jointly operate a limited fleet of C-130 Hercules aircraft, according to sources with knowledge of the negotiations. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said ...
by gortje
09 Jun 2016, 13:17
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Russia grounds all Sukhoi-27 fighters...
Replies: 1
Views: 962

Russia grounds all Sukhoi-27 fighters...

Russia grounds all Sukhoi-27 fighters until causes of air crash near Moscow are clear According to the source, the black box of the crashed Russian warplane is in good condition MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. All flights by Sukhoi-27 fighters have been suspended by the commander of Russia’s Aero-Space For...