News archive August 2013

27th August 2013

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Pratt, DoD Reach Agreement on F-35 Engine Lot

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Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

USA and Indonesia formalise AH-64E Apache deal

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Typhoon deployment postponed

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F-35C fighter refueled in-flight by USAF KC-135

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Wanna know if a strike on Syria is about to take place? Look for this large white plane

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Turbomeca and Russian Helicopters sign a Memorandum of Understanding on a new Maintenance Center, supporting the entry into service of the Ka-226T and the Ka-62 helicopters

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Russian Helicopters and Vertical de Aviacion sign deal for 10 helicopters at MAKS 2013

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15th August 2013

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Us Navy Moves Ahead To Develop Unmanned Carrier Aircraft

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F-15SE May Lead South Korean Fighter Jet Competition

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Watch this: GoPro video shows the point of view from the retractable ball turret of a WWII B-24 heavy bomber

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This is the first image of a North Korean militarized, camouflaged Il-76 cargo plane

Training pods produce knowledge, keeps warfighters sharp
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12th August 2013

IWMDuxford-based Catalina takes on a round-Britain challenge

Video: Samuel Cody remembered

Farnborough’s Tribute

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F-35B Ready For Sea Trials

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PICTURE: Turkey’s first A400M gets airborne

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PICTURE: Russia flies trainer-variant Mi-28UB

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Apache sensor marks one million hours of flight

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New systems flown on EA-18G Growler

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View from the gun turret of a WWII Lancaster bomber as it soars over London

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Watch this: Superscooper plane water bombing a truck

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Amazing Mil Mi-24 Hind gunship air-to-air photoshoot

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Italian Navy AV-8B+ Harrier jump jets air-to-air training

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This is how Japanese see their future air war against China over Senkaku Islands. With new stealth planes

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AgustaWestland To Showcase Its Range of New Generation Corporate Helicopters

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8th August 2013

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French budget plan applies brakes to Rafale, A400M deliveries

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PICTURE: Marshall Aerospace delivers Austria’s first upgraded Hercules

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IN FOCUS: Dassault question raises its head at EADS

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MiG-29K fighter jets to be tested on the Russian aircraft carrier refurbished for Indian Navy

Colorado Reserve C-130s rejoin aerial fire fighting efforts

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Wales UAS training at RAF Valley

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7th August 2013

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Pakistan to attain capability to keep its fighting force airborne for long haul

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PICTURE: Turkey’s first A400M performs taxi trial

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New AS365 N3 helicopter delivered to Japan’s FDMA

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A-7 Corsair II and the VAL program: how a multiservice aircraft should be developed

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This cool photo reminds Apocalypse Now’s helicopter attack with Ride of the Valkyries

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6th August 2013

Vulcan free to fly daytime IFR

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France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

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US Navy, Boeing Sign $2 Billion Order for 13 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Further stand downs could severely damage USAF readiness

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Belgium takes delivery of first naval-variant NH90

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PICTURE: Polish air force receives first upgraded MiG-29s

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Why do mid-air collisions between fighter jets occur?

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This is one of the coolest Eurofighter Typhoon images I’ve ever seen

Bagram pilots save 60 Soldiers during convoy ambush

Russian Helicopters to Showcase a Wide Range of Civil and Military Helicopters Including New Ka-62 and Mi-171A2 at MAKS 2013
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5th August 2013

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Five EMS EC135 helicopters delivered to Turkey

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Watch this: huge C-17 Globemaster cargo buzzes cameraman head on landing