Air International 2021-02
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Focus: UAV, Rotary, Business, Technology, GA
US Air Force B-1B Lancer 85-0075 ‘ED’, assigned to the 412th Test Wing’s 419th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California, carries out an external release demonstration at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, on December 4, 2020, with an inert AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) that had been attached to an external pylon normally used to carry a Sniper targeting pod. The JASSM is normally carried internally by the B-1B and the trial was intended to increase flexibility in bomber payloads
There are 28 NH90s destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force
One of the new 1,000kg versions of the AASM Hammer falls away from a Dassault Rafale during the recent successful separation test
International Air Response C-130A Hercules N120TG attempts to recover a Gremlins during a test at the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah
Single-pilot operation is now authorised on the H135
The Piper Pilot 100i is the fifth aircraft to be certified from the Florida-based firm's training stable
The latest Airbus Zephyr test flights took place in Arizona
ZeroAvia’s modified Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage executive aircraft, G-HYZA, taking off from Cranfield Airfield in Bedfordshire on September 24, 2020 to conduct the world's first ever hydrogen fuel cell-powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft
Bombardier has received an order for ten Challenger 350s as the firm continues to place business aviation at its core
Data transmission and sling load tests were conducted with the V-280 Valor
[Van's Aircraft RV-6] Around three-fifth of the 192 affected engines are installed in certificate aeroplanes such as the Cessna 172.
Aircraft manufacturer, Dassault Aviation, has unveiled its new Falcon 6X long-range business jet during a closed-door ceremony held in the Charles Lindbergh Hall at its Bordeaux/Merignac plant in France. A traditional rollout could not be held as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, resulting in a virtual launch event that was held on December 8, 2020. The prototype, F-WAVE (c/n 03), is expected to make its maiden flight in the coming months after completing a ground test programme. Service entry for the Falcon 6X is expected to take place in 2022
Volocopter plans services in Singapore from 2024
Cobham Mission Systems’ Aerial Refuelling Store visible on the MQ-25 T1 test asset
Brazilian aerospace conglomerate, Embraer, has completed the initial conversion in Europe of a Legacy 450 to a Praetor 500 for an undisclosed customer.
International Air Response C-130A Hercules N120TG attempts to recover a Gremlins during a test at the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah