News archive October 2012

3rd October 2012

UK reveals pilot levels on Reaper UAV unit

Mil, Kamov aftersales system to battle counterfeit parts problem

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Brazil’s EC725 introduction gathers pace

Lockheed Awarded Taiwan F-16 Upgrade

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Helibras and Lider sign MoU for Brazilian EC225 production

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The Military Fighter Aircraft Market 2012-2022

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US Coast Guard to Acquire Additional HC-130J Surveillance Aircraft

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Army Developing New Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Eurocopter Unit Inaugurates Chopper Plant in Brazil
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2nd October 2012

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Poland ups military helicopter contest to 70 aircraft

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PICTURE: France accepts first AESA-equipped Rafale

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Poland cancels Aerostar UAV purchase

Unmanned systems to help protect Israeli gas reservoirs

Royal Air Force policeman recognised for improving Afghan Police training

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PICTURE: Norway accepts replacement for crashed C-130J

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All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

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French EADS Shareholder Queries BAE Merger Plan

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Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

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Eurofighter Typhoon Continues Phase 1 Enhancements Testing

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F-35 operational utility evaluation proceeding smoothly

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US Navy works through F-35C air-ship integration issues

Lockheed Martin wins $1.85bn contract to upgrade Taiwan’s F-16s
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1st October 2012

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South Korea Requests AH-1Z Cobra Attack Helicopters

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South Korea Requests AH-64D APACHE Attack Helicopters

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Camp Bastion Attack: VMA-211 Is Back in the Fight

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XP-59A Airacomet: The First American Jet Began As A Secret Program

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Flying and Fighting in the B-26 Marauder

Royal Air Force Search and Rescue winchman honoured for bravery

Predator Family UAVs Pass 2 Million Flight Hours

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Airmen certified for F-35 engine runs

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China and Airbus to Develop Alternative Aviation BioFuel

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Boeing, Indonesia Collaboration to Enhance Aerospace Growth

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Raytheon and PACAF expand the reach of realistic training environments

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Unmanned Aircraft Market Heading For New Heights

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India Inducts Latest SU-30 MKI Variant

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Eurocopter Delivers the First EC145 to the Bolivian Air Force

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Brazil to delay jet decision until 2013, no favorite

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An-70 Aircraft Conducts Test Flight After 2-year Delay

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US Navy to add sensor fusion to Super Hornet fleet

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EADS starts voluntary US Army flight demo of AAS-72X+

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Russia to field Kh-101 cruise missile next year

RAAF F/A-18A/B use could extend beyond 2020: audit

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IN FOCUS: UK left exposed by Nimrod cancellation, report says

BAE Systems Australia to develop models for F-35 sustainment

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PICTURE: Royal Navy’s Merlin HM2 helicopter clears carrier trials

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Norway accepts replacement for crashed C-130J

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Eurofighter makes multirole software advance