Category: Special Reports

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Spanish Air Force Airbus C295 successfully performs wet contacts as a tanker

The Airbus C295 tactical airlifter has successfully achieved its first wet contacts during an air-to-air (AAR) tanker flight test campaign. Proximity tests between a C295 and Spanish Air Force F18 fighter. (Photo by Airbus...

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NASA places order for three Airbus H135 helicopters

The U.S. agency will use the aircraft for security during rocket launches, emergency medical services and qualified personnel transport. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters,...

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Hungarian Air Ambulance becomes first helicopter operator to fully digitalise its support operation with Airbus

Purchases complete end-to-end solution, from digitisation to analytics Hungarian Air Ambulance’s H135 The operator. (Photo by Airbus Helicopters. 29 January, 2020)Hungarian Air Ambulance Nonprofit Ltd, has signed a three-year contract to deploy Airbus Helicopters’...

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Airbus Helicopters adds 250 more helicopters to global support contracts

Airbus Helicopters added 250 helicopters to HCare Smart and Infinite contracts in 2019, increasing to 2,250 the number of aircraft now covered by a global HCare material management contract. This means 19% of Airbus...

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Airbus Helicopters to deliver 16 new H125s to Customs and Border Protection

Aircraft are part of fleet upgrade initiative for the more than 100 Airbus helicopters delivered to CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) will enhance its patrol and surveillance...

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Swedish air ambulance service orders three new Airbus H145 helicopters

Sweden’s air ambulance service – Svensk Luftambulans – has ordered three new H145 helicopters in a deal announced at the Heli Expo 2020 exhibition. Sweden’s air ambulance service – Svensk Luftambulans – has ordered...

US’ Afghanistan Disaster Caused by Dodging Vietnam War Lessons, 0

US’ Afghanistan Disaster Caused by Dodging Vietnam War Lessons, Seeking Only Public Opinion Cures

The Afghanistan Papers have revealed the US never learned the lessons of its loss in Vietnam, with US leaders seeking only how to turn around public opinion, a historian told Sputnik Friday. Indeed, the...

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First flight of ‘most advanced variant of Kuwaiti Eurofighter’ takes place

The first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) configured for the Kuwaiti Air Force has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first to fly the Captor E-Scan Radar with Phase Enhancement...

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Russia’s Aerospace Forces to Receive Large-Scale Deliveries of Su-57 Jets in 2020 – Rostec

Russia’s aerospace forces will receive large-scale deliveries of Su-57 fighter jets starting from 2020, Russia’s Rostec State Corporation CEO Sergei Chemezov said Thursday. “In 2020, we have a lot of work ahead … the...

First flight for Iran’s Kowsar-88 Yasin 0

First flight for Iran’s Kowsar-88 Yasin

IRAN HAS flown a prototype of the Iran Aviation Industries Organization’s (IAIO’s) Kowsar-88 advanced jet trainer, now renamed the Yasin. The Yasin jet trainer, formerly known as the Kowsar-88, during its maiden flight from...