The Aviation News page

18th January 2022

Will the Luftwaffe opt for the F-35A?
India might scrap MiG-29 fighter deal
More Bayraktar TB2 UCAS for Ukraine
Buccaneer fired up in Cape Town
KHAMSIN, a high intensity training
Yuma F-35s on the move
Hungarian Gripens to be upgraded
Test flight Meta Aerospace KC-135R
Dreamliner turns nightmare – the Mexican 787 saga
Austria signs contract for 18 AW169M LUHs
USAF to start retiring Joint STARS fleet this year
RAF Cosford Air Show to return with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022
Teesside Airshow makes welcome return in 2022
USAF Looks to Small Businesses for Some F-22 Upgrades
AZ Guard Jets, Airmen Participate in Air Defense Exercise over Southern Arizona
Day and night, eagles fight
Following procurement cut, the Army is looking to add funding back in 2022 for aerial jamming pod
Turkey kicks off serial production for armed trainer Hurjet
British aircraft continue to monitor Russian forces near Ukraine
British E-3D Sentry ‘AWACS’ aircraft to be sold to Chile

13th January 2022

Latest KLu Lightning II delivery
Where are the carriers
Final RAF Poseidon delivered
Brazil acquires two additional RQ-900 UAVs
USMC deploys legacy Hornets to Saudi Arabia
Russia’s First New Production Tu-160 Blackjack In Decades Makes Its Maiden Flight (Updated)
Spaceship-Like Electric Aircraft ‘Alice’ Prepares For Its First Flight In These Awesome Images
Collins Aerospace Will Update B-52 Power Generation
Date: 12-JAN-2022
Time: c. 11:30
Type: Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk
Owner/operator: US Navy (USN), HSC-26
Registration: 167856
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: Isle of Wight, VA – United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature: Military
Departure airport: Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU)
Narrative: A US Navy Sikorsky MH-60S Knighthawk, operated by HSC-26 “Chargers”, made a precautionary landing in Isle of Wight, Virginia, and landed hard in woodland. Both pilots were uninjured, but the rear crew member was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Thunderbirds Kick-Off Inaugural Training Trip
Seymour Johnson exercises lead wing, Agile Combat Employment at Kinston Regional Jetport
Snowy taxi way
Boeing pledges expanded German industry involvement if the nation buys the F-18
New UK military air traffic management suite falls far short of savings goals
The Air Force and Boeing haven’t yet fixed the troubled KC-46 Pegasus vision system
Decision to be made ‘in future’ on adding UK weapons to P-8
Work on New Medium Helicopter project ‘progressing’
RAF Mildenhall celebrates U.S. Space Force’s second birthday

11th January 2022

Third H125 for Chilean Navy
Mission Shikra
F-35 takes over QRA role from F-16
First USMC F-35C deploys with US Navy Wing
B-52H testbed on the move
Former AAF helicopters at 309th AMARG
New UK military ATM system operational
Indian Navy commences P-8I ops from INS Hansa
Netherlands to receive MQ-9 Reaper in February
Russia’s Su-34 Fullback Strike Jet Is The King Of Hauling Gas
Imperial War Museums launches first ever IWM Live event in 2022
USAF Aircraft Availability on Long Downward Trend, CBO Says
Atos to Equip French Navy’s Falcon 2000LXS Albatros Aircraft
Taking training to a new generation for the first time in Idaho
185th ARW Receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
The Air Force and Boeing haven’t yet fixed the troubled KC-46 Pegasus vision system
Final P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrives in Scotland
U.S. special forces aircraft conduct night-time refuelling off British coast
UK yet to purchase JAGM missiles for Apache helicopters

5th January 2022

Will Iran get the Su-35?
No ATAK for Pakistan
Qatar’s initial NH90s make first public appearance
A Falcon 8X Business Jet Just Flew Through Star Wars Canyon Like A Fighter (Updated)
Marine F/A-18 Hornets Bolster U.S. Presence In Saudi Arabia
Air Force Releases List Of What’s In Its Famous ‘Petting Zoo’ Threat Training Facility
South Korean F-35 Conducts Emergency ‘Belly Landing’
Indian Navy’s P-8I Neptune MPA Commence Operations from INS Hansa
First USMC F-35C Squadron Deploys on an Aircraft Carrier
Thai aircraft carrier tests VTOL drone MARCUS-B
Israel inks $3 billion deal for KC-46 tankers, CH-53 helos
Boeing wins £460m British military logistics contract
Contract awarded for maintenance of RAF’s High-G Centrifuge

4th January 2022

Greece to Rafales in two weeks, F-35 to follow?
Colombian Navy acquisitions
Additional Hermes UAS for FAB
What ever happened to the Kuwaiti S-92A
Japan’s coloured Eagles
Rafale M ski-jump trials and possible lease
Mi-28 attack helicopters for Bangladesh
Watch These Russian Su-30 Fighter Jets Fire Eight Air-To-Air Missiles Simultaneously
750 F-35s Now Delivered, Navy To Put Some Of Its Oldest Test Models Into Storage
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter Can Fit Inside A C-130
Biden Briefly Stuck On Air Force One After Snow Storm Landing At Andrews AFB (Updated)
Biden Promises ‘Heavy Price’ of a Ukraine Invasion in Call with Putin
South Korea Secures Funding for R&D of MAH Marineon Helicopter
Marine F/A-18s bring joint-force to PSAB
New in 2022: Final testing for Corps’ new King Stallion helicopter
Pakistan confirms Chinese ‘Firebird’ fighter acquisition
New in 2022: The Marines need the F-35, but its future is complicated
First F-35B undergoes airframe strengthening using lasers

1st January 2022

Ak?nc? UCAV deliveries proceed at unprecedented pace
Additional aircraft for Argentina
First Kinzhal equipped MiG-31K Aviation Regiment formed
Russian Aerospace Forces received seventh modernised A-50U
J-10 fighters for Pakistan?
Watch This C-130 Run For Its Life At Low Level From A Mock Enemy Missile Crew
Infrared Search And Track Pods Spotted On USAF F-15 Eagles Based In Japan
Behold The Naked Warplanes Of Tinker Air Force Base
Increased presence of British surveillance aircraft near Ukraine