Air International 2020-01
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News: Commercial, Military, UAV
3 декабря компания Saab АВ сообщила, что на аэродроме в Линчёпинге впервые поднялся в воздух истребитель JAS-39E Gripen NG (сер. № 39-6002) - первый серийный самолет этой версии, построенный для ВВС Швеции. Его пилотировал летчик-испытатель Хенрик Венсет (Henrik Wanseth). Истребитель несет новый «ломанный» камуфляж. Это второй серийный самолет данной модификации. Первый (сер. № 39-6001) совершил полет 26 августа 2019 г. и предназначался для ВВС Бразилии. В целом, правительство Швеции заказало 60 таких машин, которые предстоит передать к началу 2027 г. Бразильский контракт предусматривает поставку в 2019-24 годах 28-ми одноместных истребителей JAS-39E и 8-ми «спарок» JAS-39F.
ON DECEMBER 3, Saab announced the flight of the first series-production Gripen E, serial 6002, for the Swedish Air Force - sharing an image of Gripen E serial 6002 flying in SwAF markings on November 30, 2019.
IndiGo has purchased more Airbus A320neos than any other customer, with orders totalling 730 examples.
Airbus will cooperate with Delta Air Lines on its Skywise predictive maintenance system.
A Virgin Atlantic A330-200. The carrier has ordered A330neos to complement the A350-1000s and 787-9s in its long-haul fleet.
Draken International Mirage F1B, registration N552EM following a return to flight.
Mirage F1B N552EM during its post-renovation flight.
BRAZILIAN-BASED Embraer introduced its C-390 Millennium medium-lift multi-mission aircraft - a new name and designation for the KC-390 platform.
Airbus has received more than 500 firmed orders for A220 variants.
Airbus seeks to improve A220 sales in Asia-Pacific.
The Schiebel Camcopter S-100 UAV is set for a capability upgrade.
KOREA AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES (KAI) has contracted MBDA to integrate its Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) onto South Korea's future KF-X multi-role fighter aircraft.
THE FIRST serial H160 medium helicopter, F-WWOR, visited Airbus’ Albacete facility on November 19, 2019 - where the company has one of its Main Component Assembly (MCA) lines.
H145M, serials 01 (previous registration: D-HADI) and 02 (previous registration: D-HMBF), on delivery to the Hungarian Defence Forces at the 86th Szolnok Helicopter Base.
Helvetic Airways is the second European operator of the E190-E2.
B-250, serial PR-ZNT, in flight.
AeroVironment has launched a new generation of the Puma AE called the Puma Long Endurance.
5 марта 2019г. на полигоне Юма (штат Аризона) состоялся первый полет беспилотного истребителя Valkyrie XQ-58A.
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator during its March 5, 2019, inaugural flight at the Yuma Proving Grounds.
Researchers say the outcome of a safety investigation is awaited before the XQ-58A Valkyrie flies again.
The Vertical Aerospace Seraph unmanned demonstrator during testing at Llanbedr.