Military Aircraft

Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon accidentally fires missile in Estonia

A Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet accidentally launches an air-to-air missile in the Estonian air space The incident occurred on 7 August at 3:44 PM...

First Boeing Apache and Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

Deliveries of 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters to India beginning in 2019 Boeing and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing...

Israeli Air Force shoots down Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet

The Israeli Air Force has shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 "Fitter" fighter jet that allegedly infiltrated about two kilometers into Israeli airspace, in...

Communication loss of Transavia Boeing 737 flying over Bosnia, QRA scramble of Italian Air Force

On 22 July, radio communication between air traffic control and a Transavia Boeing 737-800 (PH-HSC) was lost flying over Bosnia. The Italian Air Force...

Boeing KC-46 programme completes flight testing required for first delivery to U.S. Air Force

Boeing and U.S Air Force teams recently achieved a major KC-46 tanker programme milestone, completing all flight testing required for first delivery. This past...

U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command orders four MH-47G Chinook helicopters

Boeing receives a contract for four Special Operations Chinooks These aircraft, for delivery in 2020, will be the first outfitted with Chinook Block II upgrades Boeing...

[Pictures and movies] Ursel Avia 2018 – Special: arrival of the Belgian Air Force Airbus A321 (CS-TRJ)

This year aeroclub Ursel or "vliegclub Ursel" is celebrating its 40th birthday, and this weekend (30 June and 1 July) the aeroclub organised its yearly...

Airbus Helicopters delivers fifth and final H135 for Bundeswehr training

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the fifth and final H135 that will be used by the German Armed Forces in Bückeburg to train their pilots....

Plane spotters catch of the day at Brussels Airport: a U.S. Air Force Boeing E-4B “nightwatch”

This evening a flock of plane spotters rushed to the Brussels Airport spotters platforms to catch another special visitor: this Boeing E-4B "nightwatch". The Boeing E-4...

Puerto Rico National Guard Hercules C-130 crashes near Savannah, killing nine people

A 60-year-old Lockheed C-130 of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard has crashed near Savannah on Wednesday morning. At least nine people have been...

Boeing KC-46 tanker programme completes FAA certification flight testing

Boeing’s KC-46 tanker programme has now completed all required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight tests following a successful refuelling/communications flight with a C-17 Globemaster...

Japan Coast Guard bolsters fleet with additional Airbus Helicopters H225 order

New purchase brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 13 units Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of one H225 helicopter from the Japan Coast...

Belgian Air Force reveals new F-16 Solo Display livery, nicknamed “Dark Falcon”

The Belgian Air Force today revealed the new livery of this season’s solo display F-16, this unique livery has been nicknamed ‘Dark Falcon’. Senior captain...

Algerian Air Force Ilyushin-76 crash near Boufarik Airport: 257 feared dead

An Algerian Air Force aircraft has crashed on Wednesday 11 April north of the country (in Wilaya de Blida), close to Boufarik Airport. According...

Republic of Korea Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-15K Eagle crashed, two fatalities

A Republic of Korea Air Force (ROK Air Force) McDonnell Douglas F-15K Eagle has crashed into a mountain near Chilgok, South Korea on Thursday...

US Air Force F-16 jet crashes outside Las Vegas

The US Air Force said in a statement that "an Air Force F-16 assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, crashed at approximately 10:30...

Boeing KC-46 tanker programme completes fuel on-load certification testing

Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refuelling flight between two KC-46 tankers. The company's tanker programme has now completed its...

Airbus Helicopters awarded $273 million contract for 35 UH-72A Lakotas for the U.S. Army

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. received a contract valued at approximately $273 million to deliver 35 additional UH-72A Lakotas for the United States Army. The $273 million...

Russia Border Guard Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Chechnya

A Mil Mi-8 multipurpose helicopter crashed in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a spokesman for the local emergencies services told TASS on Wednesday....

Antonov-26 transport plane crashed in Syria, 39 killed

A Russian Antonov-26 transport military plane has crashed in Syria killing 33 passengers and six crew members, the defence ministry says. All of them were...