Air International 2021-07
News: Commercial, Military
Having restarted its fighter procurement in recent years, Croatia has now settled on Dassault's Rafale platform
Artist’s impression of the cabin of the Embraer ERJ 145 'semi-private aircraft', which features a reduced number of seats on a flat floor and no overhead bins
Garmin’s Companion flightdeck will feature on the D328eco
Spanish Air Force A400M T.23-10/10219 ‘31-30’ (c/n 111), the 100th example to be delivered, departs Seville-San Pablo Airport, Spain, on May 24, 2021 on delivery to Zaragoza Air Base
The AH-64E attack helicopter will replace the existing Airbus Tiger platforms currently in service with the Australian military
Royal Air Force/51 Squadron RC-135W Rivet Joint ZZ665 callsign ‘Shiner 50’ arrives at its home base, RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, on May 13, 2021 after almost 19 months in the US being modernised with a state-of-the-art glass cockpit by L3 at Greenville, Texas. The aircraft had left Waddington for Greenville on August 19, 2019. It is the second of three RAF aircraft to undergo enhancement work, following ZZ664, which re-entered service last year. ZZ666 is next in line
Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) BAE Systems Hawk Mk 167 ZB132 (QA002) returns to the company airfield at Warton, Lancashire, after its maiden flight on May 27, 2021. The previous day, QEAF Hawk ZB133 (QA003) took to the air for the first time. These are, respectively, the second and third production QEAF aircraft - the first one, ZB131 (QA001), has yet to fly
A BACN-equipped E-11A on the flightline at Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, in July 2018
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group announced on May 28, 2021 that this US Marine Corps KC-130J, 165810, the first under contract with the Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific, had re-emerged from the company’s refinishing facility at Cambridge Airport after a respray during that week. It had arrived there on December 18 last year.
Bell Textron has completed delivery of six 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Air Wing. The US manufacturer announced the final delivery on May 11, 2021, also reporting that this was the 300th Bell 505 to be delivered. The order had only been announced by Bell on February 8, 2021. All six are seen here at an official ceremony to mark the occasion
United Airlines has ordered an initial batch of 15 Overtures
Sign of the future: Airbus has started A321XLR production