Air International 2020-02
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News: Commercial, Military
Pilatus PC-21, registration HB-HZC, in flight.
A maritime surveillance configured C295 in Irish Air Corps colours.
Emirates, which recently ordered A350s (pictured) and 787s, wants engine manufacturers to improve.
MH-139A Grey Wolf, registration 18-1002 (N6762H), arrives at Duke Field, Florida, for the type's naming ceremony.
MD HELICOPTERS Inc (MDHI) has announced a strategic agreement with Elbit Systems to enhance the weapons and mission management systems for its MD 530G Block II light attack/scout helicopter.
Airbus has now delivered 100 A220s from its orderbook of more than 500.
THE ARMEE de I’Air (AdlA/French Air Force) has declared initial operational capability (IOC) with its F3-R-standard Dassault Rafale multi-role fighter.
25 мая 2017г. с аэродрома компании Lockheed Martin в Мариетте (США, штат Джорджия) выполнил первый полет прототип гражданского грузового самолета LM-100J, созданного на основе военно-транспортного C-130J-30 Super Hercules. От гражданских «Геркулесов» L-100 новый вариант отличается установкой современных двигателей AE2100D3 с воздушными винтами Dowty R391, цифровой авионикой и системами, а также двучленным экипажем. Максимальная коммерческая нагрузка LM-100J составляет 21,86 т, максимальная скорость - 660 км/ч, а дальность с грузом 18 т - 4540 км. Сертификацию самолета планируют завершить в следующем году
Lockheed Martin's first LM-100J N5103D (c/n 5818) on its May 25, 2017 first flight.
Pallas Aviation in Texas will be the launch operator for the new LM-100J commercial freighter. The LM-100J has received Federal Aviation Administration approval.
THE USAF is looking to replace the Boeing E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) platform, also known as the 'Nightwatch' or the 'Doomsday plane.'
Air Astana will use seven A321 LRs on new routes to Europe and within Asia.
Virgin Orbit's launch concept involves dropping a LauncherOne rocket from a Boeing 747-400.
A USAF Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady, registration 80-1067, operated by the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron, lines up to depart RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire in July 2017.
The Lilium Jet is undergoing testing, with its manufacturer planning for commercial services to begin in 2025.