Category: Chris McInerney

(USA / CANADA) NORTH AMERICA NEWS XAirForces Editor
chris.mcinerley@gmail.com

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Leonardo AW-101 All-Weather capabilities highlighted in 4,800 nm transit across the North Atlantic

The AW101 helicopter successfully completed an epic journey across the North Atlantic to return to the UK across mountains, high seas, storm clouds, ice, and snow. The Norwegian AW101 All-Weather Search and Rescue helicopter...

June 27 US Army Lockheed Martin Sikorsky HH60M Black Hawk 0

United States Army And Sikorsky Strengthen Army Aviation Fleet With 10th H-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Contract

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed a five-year contract for a baseline of 120 H-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft...

A Canadian Forces CC-115 Buffalo aircraft prepares to land at Chilliwack Airport 0

Canadian Air Force accepts first new SAR plane despite issue with manuals

The Canadian military has accepted the first of 16 new search-and-rescue (SAR) planes despite outstanding issues with the aircraft’s manuals. The new plane was officially handed over by European manufacturer Airbus to the Royal...

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet (787) with AlphaJet (072) 0

Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

U.S. Air Force airmen walk next to a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft 0

Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets

Canada’s government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35, the Canadian air force’s preferred option for...

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US Navy introducing guidelines for pilots to report UFO sightings

Secretive program tracked UFOs for 5 years Washington (CNN) Navy pilots who think they may have seen unidentified flying objects will now have a detailed means of reporting unexplainable events so the military can...

Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F accident at Halifax. 7 Nov 2018 0

Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F runway excursion accident at Halifax /Canada

Sky Lease flight GG4854, a Boeing 747-400F, suffered a runway excursion after landing at Halifax International Airport, Canada. The aircraft departed Chicago-O’Hare International Airport, USA at 07:02 UTC (01:02 local time) and arrived near...