Air International 2021-06
News: Commercial, Military
US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, 60-0026 ‘MT’, arrives at Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on May 4, 2021, to provide support for the drawdown in Afghanistan
EVEN FEWER Airbus A380s will return to service as the super jumbo’s presence in air transport continues to diminish due to airline restructuring.
Emirates is among the carriers to have repurposed passenger cabins
The initial Boeing 777-300ER to undergo P2F conversion by IAI participated in the Israel Independence Day flypast over Tel Aviv in April 2021
Flight operations at London City are now controlled from Swanwick, 70 miles away, using the new digital tower
US Air Force C-130H Hercules 74-1674, still in full Montana Air National Guard colours, being unloaded at El Bosque, Chile, on April 22, 2021
One of the four Italian Air Force F-35A Lightning Ils, MM7360 ‘32-10’ from 32° Stormo/13° Gruppo at Amendola-Foggia Air Base, alongside German Air Force Eurofighter 30+75 at Amari Air Base, Estonia, on May 4, 2021
USAF AC-130W Stinger II 90-1058, piloted by members of the 551st Special Operations Squadron, taxies in after its last training flight at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, on April 29, 2021
The latest Indian Navy P-8I to come off the production line, N536DS (c/n 64891/8296, to become IN329), at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington, on April 29, 2021. Unusually, the aircraft is devoid of any titles or other markings apart from the Indian roundel and has a small ‘Experimental’ sticker by the main cabin door
The 60th KC-130J for the US Marine Corps, 170037 'BH-037' (c/n 382-5909), departing from Marietta, Georgia, on March 31, 2021
One of the first two F-35A Lighting Ils to be assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron, serial number 19-5536 ‘AK,’ taxis in after arriving at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on April 29, 2021
Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) F-35A Lightning II L-001 arrives at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, from Fort Worth, Texas, on April 13, 2021
One of the four Italian Air Force F-35A Lightning Ils, MM7360 ‘32-10’ from 32° Stormo/13° Gruppo at Amendola-Foggia Air Base, alongside German Air Force Eurofighter 30+75 at Amari Air Base, Estonia, on May 4, 2021
Stratolaunch's 385ft wingspan is wider than the Antonov An-225's 290ft span
Air taxi services will be operated from Munich Airport
JetBlue is launch operator for the Airspace cabin concept on the A321LRs it will fly transatlantic