Air International 2019-10
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Sukhoi's Su-47 Berkut now enrolled in Zhukovsky's historic collection.
The Royal Canadian Air Force is set to receive at least two more CH-149 helicopters under the Canadian government's plan to enhance SAR capability.
The recent acoustic upgrade will provide an important anti-submarine warfare capability for the Royal New Zealand Air Force ahead of the arrival of its first P-8A Poseidon in 2023.
The first Gripen E for Brazil takes to the skies over Sweden from Saab's test aerodrome on August 26, 2019.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has ordered two more Boeing 777-300ERs to strengthen its long-haul fleet. No details were given on delivery dates. The aircraft will add to the 29 777s already operated by the carrier, which include 14 777-300ERs and 15 777-200ERs.
The RAF 18 Squadron Chinook HC6 lifted 46 tonnes of chalk into place before the local community completed the next phase of spreading it on the 200-year-old White Horse landmark at Alton Barnes
Pictured at Manchester in August 2019 on a rare visit to the UK is Airbus A320-232 EI-LIN (msn 4493) operated by the Italian airline Ernest, in the carrier's very distinctive paint scheme. Built in 2010, this aircraft was formerly 9V-TAS and operated by Tiger Airways and Scoot
The Royal Air Force witnessed a demonstration of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian in August 2019.
Superjet SSJ100 97012 fitted with sabrelet winglets
MC-21-300 73053 (c/n 002) arriving at Zhukovsky.
The all-glass cockpit of Irkut's MC-21-300 airliner.
Portuguese wet-leasing specialist Hi Fly took delivery of its first Airbus A330-900 CS-TKY (msn 1929) in Toulouse, joining the carrier's all-Airbus fleet of an A380,15 A330/A340s and four A320s. The A330-900 is being leased from Air Lease Corporation and is configured with 371 seats (353 economy, 17 business).
Emirates' provisional agreement for A330neos has yet to be finalised.
The Zhuk-AE FGA-35 radar fitted to the newly configured MiG-35.
Kaman's (???) Ka-62 taking to the air on its debut MAKS appearance.
Royal Air Force Texan T1 ZM332 taxies for take-off at RAF Valley in September. The first students commenced training on the new aircraft on September 16, 2019.
A Juno HT1 from the Defence Helicopter Flying School at RAF Shawbury conducting out-of-area training.
Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft is now at Spaceport America.
Photographed in the second half of August 2019, Wildcat HMA2 ZZ513 conducted flight testing with two inert Sea Venom missiles on each wing, followed by a mixed configuration of Sea Venom and Martlet missiles
Putin and Erdogan discuss Sukhoi's Su-57 at MAKS 2019.
Two shots of Su-57 T-50-4 performing a short landing with the brake chute deployed before touchdown.
The Royal Australian Air Force has recently taken delivery of its tenth P-8A Poseidon and has announced that it will shortly deploy single aircraft to the Persian Gulf and Japan.
American Airlines' last revenue flight with the MD-80 was Dallas/Fort Worth to Chicago.
Smartwings Boeing 737-8CX(WL) N277EA (c/n 32359) departing Gatwick on September 5, 2019. This aircraft wears a hybrid livery blending the colours of its operator with the fuselage cheatline of the revived Eastern Air Lines Inc, which briefly operated this aircraft in 2017.
European regulators intend to carry out their own test flights on the grounded 737 MAX.
Norwegian has rationalised its transatlantic network, axing services from Ireland.
The Boreal system was recently tested by the European GNSS Agency as part of work to integrate unmanned systems into civil airspace.
The ISR-350-5, developed jointly by UAVOS and ISR Unmanned Technologies, will be built in the UK.