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Two Eurofighter jets crash into each other over Germany

Two Eurofighter jets of the German Bundeswehr (unified armed forces of Germany) have crashed into each other over the northern Fleesensee lake near the town...

Lufthansa Technik delivers A319CJ modern observation aircraft to German Armed Forces

State-of-the-art technology for Open Skies missions Deadline and budget met The German armed forces (Bundeswehr) today received one of the most modern observation aircraft...

US Air Force Boeing KC-46 makes an unusual landing at Le Bourget ahead of the Paris Air Show 2019

On Saturday 15 June 2019, a United States Air Force Boeing KC-46 Pegasus aircraft made an unusual landing at Le Bourget Airport near Paris,...

French Air Force bolsters its fleet of Airbus H225M helicopters

    The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has signed an order to purchase an additional H225M which will be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft...

President Trump unveils his livery for the new Air Force One

More than a year after announcing a $3.9 billion makeover for America's most famous aircraft, President Donald Trump shared never-before-seen images of Air Force...

British Airways “BOAC” Boeing 747 to join Red Arrows for Royal Tattoo

RED, WHITE AND BLUE AT THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO The Red Arrows will join forces with a special British Airways B747, which has been...

U.S. Marine Sikorsky CH-53E “Super Stallion” experiences in-flight fire during routine training mission

On 6 June, a Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 465, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, experienced an...

[WWII] 75th Anniversary D-Day – Tribute and Remembrance flight over Belgium (Belgian Air Component)

75th Anniversary D-Day - Tribute & Commemorative flight over Belgium (Belgian Air Component) Pictures Credit : Courtesy of Benoît Denet. This Thursday, June 6th, 2019,...

Belgian Air Force puts C-130 Hercules fleet on sale

The Belgian Air Force has put its fleet of Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport aircraft on sale: the nine remaining aircraft (from an initial fleet...

Germany becomes the first government customer for the Airbus ACJ350

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been...

Nineteen companies to present capabilities at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.’s “Blue Magic Belgium”

    On 15 and 16 May, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) organized meetings with Belgian companies active in the aeronautical sector for a possible...

U.S. Air Force F-16 crashes into a warehouse near March Air Reserve Base

On 16 May, a U.S. Air Force F-16 crashed into a warehouse just outside of March Air Reserve Base, California. According to local reports...

[Pictures] Seville Airbus A400M assembly plant visit featuring cn104 (Luxembourg Air Component)

Authors Benoît Denet / Martin Gillet Last Tuesday, April 29th 2019, the final assembly of the first Belgian-Luxembourg A400M started at the AIRBUS assembly plant...

[Pictures] Seville Airbus A400M assembly plant visit featuring cn106 (Belgian Air Component)

Authors Benoît Denet / Martin Gillet Update on the A400M for the Belgian Air Force Programme In parallel to the onsite visit with the Luxembourg delegate...

Dakota C-47 “Betsy’s Biscuit Bomber”, Former Belgian Air Force K11 to return to Europe for WWII Commemorations.

In June 2019 the D-Day Invasion will be the 75th commemoration. It will most probably be the very last large commemoration of this historical...

Further details on the interview of Belgian Minister of Defence during his visit to Florennes AFB

This sunny day of April 18, 2019, saw the visit of the Belgian Minister of Defence Didier Reynders at the base of Florennes. After a...

Belgian Air Force 40th Squadron Heli to move from Koksijde Air Base to Ostend-Bruges Airport

Koksijde Air Base (Belgium), home of the Belgian Air Force 40th Squadron Heli operating NH90 NFH helicopters for search and rescue (SAR) missions, will...

[Belgian Air Component] Press Conference Florennes AFB Minister Didier Reynders commissioning F-35A and MQ-9B

On 18 April, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence and Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders held a press conference at Florennes Air Force Base,...

[Military Plane Spotting] INIOCHOS Exercise 2019 at the Andravida Air Force Base, Greece

Exercise «INIOCHOS» is an annual medium scale exercise based on the facilities of the Air Tactics Center at the Andravida Air Force Base, located...

[Plane spotting] Beauvechain Air Base Day 2019

On Wednesday 10 April, the Belgian Air Force held its annual airshow and static display at Beauvechain Air Base. Junior editor Thibault Lapers and...