Air International 2021-03
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Focus: UAV, Rotary, Business, Technology
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Sea Combat Squadron 8 flying from the cruiser USS 'Bunker Hili' on January 28, 2021
MQ-9A Block 5 N361HK test flying with an antisubmarine warfare pod during recent trials GA-ASI
This HondaJet, RA-07878 (c/n 42000094), based in Moscow is the first registered in Russia
A US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet from VX-23 carries out the first test flight of the TCTS II system from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, on December 11, 2021
Service Experience has demonstrated an increase of 100nm in the range of the Gulfstream G500 and G600 large cabin, long-range business jets. The company states its G500 can fly 5,300nm at Mach 0.85 and 4,500nm at Mach 0.90; while the G600 can travel 6,600nm and 5,600nm at the same speeds. In addition, the basic operating weight of the G600 has been reduced by 259kg, increasing its full fuel payload to 1,179kg. The G500 entered service in September 2018 and the G600 in August 2019
Demand for the G500 and G600 during 2020 allowed Gulfstream to maintain delivery totals close to the 2019 figure
The Schiebel Camcopter S-100 will be used operationally in Norway from the second quarter of this year.
Airbus' UpNext, a subsidiary that fast-tracks technology development, is managing the Vertex project
Airbus Helicopters H130, F-WWXD (c/n 8360), is the company’s latest Flightlab
Pilatus PC-24, LX-PCE (c/n 200), became the 100th example of the versatile jet delivered
Artist's impression of a SPEAR missile swarm being launched from an F-35
A European MALE RPAS is moving closer to reality
A wide range of roles are envisaged for Faradair's BEHA, including military options, as this concept image of one operating from a Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier suggests.
The Defiant X’s engine shrouds and reshaped trailing edges are noticeably different to the SB-1
One possible configuration of the proposed PAK DA. It remains unclear if a final design has been approved