Air International 2020-05
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News: Commercial, Military
THE USAF has started modifying the first of two Boeing 747-8s that will serve as a new flying White House.
A Cathay Pacific widebody departs the carrier's Hong Kong/Check Lap Kok base. The firm has 120 aircraft stored at the facility.
TAP Air Portugal has most of its 100-strong fleet in storage while it operates just 25 flights a week during the COVID-19 crisis.
A higher-performance A330-900 began test flying in March 2020.
A pair of RAAF legacy Hornets take off at the 2019 Australian International Airshow at Avalon Airport, Victoria.
The sixth Mitsubishi Aircraft SpaceJet M90 takes off from Nagoya on its first flight, where it will undergo initial tests before it moves to Moses Lake, Washington.
Textron Aviation AT-6 Wolverine - registration N610AT- in flight.
The CL-415 Enhanced Aerial Firefighter takes off on its maiden flight.
USAF European Command personnel unload an En-Route Patient Staging System for the Italian health service. The platform was delivered to Aviano air base on March 22, 2020 via a C-130J-30 Super Hercules.
The 500th F-35 Lightning II - serial 18-5343 (c/n AF-234) - takes off from Lockheed Martin's factory in Fort Worth, Texas.