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[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...

Japanese F-35 fighter disappears from radar

Japanese Defense Ministry sources say an Air Self-Defense Force F35A fighter jet disappeared from radar at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday 9 April, Japan time. The...

Icelandic Coast Guard upgrades to Airbus H225 rescue helicopters

Airbus Helicopters is supporting the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) with the entry into service of two Airbus H225 heavy search and rescue (SAR) helicopters...

The biggest helicopter in the world Mi-26T2V completes preliminary flight tests

Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) successfully completed preliminary flight tests of the Mi-26T2V helicopter. The machine is being prepared for a handover...

Severe structural damage on a Spanish Air Force EADS Casa C-295 after bumpy landing at Santa Cilia-Los Pirineos, Spain

On 3 April, a Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire) EADS Casa C-295 (T.21-10/35-48) made a very bumpy landing at the airfield of Santa...

[Military Plane Spotting] Luke Air Force Base (Glendale, Arizona, U.S.)

Our business conference was held in Las Vegas, roughly a 7 hours drive to Tucson. To make the most out of this trip, we...

[Airshow USA] “Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona” at Davis Monthan Air Force base

On the weekend of 23 and 24 March, the Davis Monthan Air Force base hosted the “Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona” Airshow. The U.S. Air...

[Airshow USA] Blue Angels kickoff 2019 season at El Centro Airshow

How to make the most out of a business trip? By extending your stay and enjoying some of the local airshows. The first one...

The Flemish Aviation Training Centre in Ostend and Belgian Defence are entering into a unique collaboration: SeaKing RS-05 as teaching material

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the inhabitants of Ostend will be able to enjoy a unique view: still a SeaKing in the sky of...

Boeing receives U.S. Navy multi-year contract for F/A-18 production

With a three-year contract award for 78 F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, Boeing will play a vital role in the U.S. Navy’s fleet modernisation...

Polish Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet crashes in Poland, pilot ejected and alive but wounded

A Polish Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet from 23rd tactical airbase crashed shortly after takeoff on 4 March in a forest of the Mazovian...

German Air Force Airbus A319 breaks down in Mali, German Minister of Foreign Affairs Maas stranded

Illustration - HG3Y93 Airbus A319 of the German Air Force - © AlamyLast night, German politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Jozef...

Pakistan Air Force shoots down two Indian Air Force fighter jets at Kashmir border

On 27 February, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) shot down two Indian Air Force fighter jets that entered Pakistani airspace, the Pakistan Ministry of...

Airbus delivers first upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to Spanish Air Force

Airbus has delivered the first upgraded Tranche 1 Eurofighter to the Spanish Air Force. The upgrade was carried out at Airbus facilities in Getafe...

[Video] Final mission of Belgian Air Force (40th Squadron Heli) Westland Seaking Mk.48 (RS04)

On 15 February 2019, the 40th Squadron Heli, the helicopter squadron of the Belgian Air Force based at Koksijde Air Base performed the last...

German Ministry of Defence (Bundeswehr) wants to buy three new Airbus A350 aircraft

The German Federal Ministry of Defence (Bundeswehr) is looking to replace its ageing fleet of two Airbus A340-300 aircraft, according to German newspaper Der...

[Behind the scenes] Operation “Atlantic Resolve”, United States’ 4th rotation passing through Belgium

"The deployment of ready, combat-credible U.S. forces to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve is evidence of the strong and unremitting U.S. commitment to...

Republic of Korea Air Force receives first Airbus A330 MRTT

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft. The new-generation A330 MRTT...