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Belgian government cancels Dassault Falcon 7X VIP “white fleet” deal

Only one month after the decision to dry-lease two Dassault Falcon 7X VIP aircraft - and a procedure before the Belgian Council of State...

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes near Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; pilot OK

On 8 October at about 15:00 (UTC +2), a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed near Zemmer, Germany, during a routine training sortie. The...

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey fleet surpasses 500,000 flight hours

Osprey continues to provide unique tiltrotor capabilities to support worldwide military missions The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron...

Philippine Air Force orders Gulfstream G280 to be used for Command and Control

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Philippine Air Force has established a contract through the United States government to purchase a Gulfstream G280™ as well...

Ceremony of handing wings to new pilots of the Belgian Air Component

Under a threatening sky on Wednesday, 2 October at 14:30, the Center of Competence of the Air Component (CC Air) organized the annual ceremony...

[Military Exercises] New Franco-Belgian partnership called “CaMo” (Motorised Capacity) Exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019 (including Air Support).

Authors : Benoit Denet / Martin Gillet From September 16 to 27, 2019, the Defence organised the exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019. This is the first...

New T-7A Red Hawk honours legends of the past and heroes of the future

  The U.S. Air Force has announced its name for Boeing’s new advanced pilot training system: the T-7A Red Hawk. The name is derived from the...

Boeing MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller completes first test flight

The successful test puts U.S. Navy’s first operational unmanned aerial refueller a step closer to the carrier fleet Boeing and the U.S. Navy today successfully...

Bombardier delivers first of three Global 6000 business jets to join German Air Force fleet

Long-range Global 6000 aircraft to fulfil German diplomatic and parliamentary transport requirements Delivering best-in-class reliability, leading-edge technology and Bombardier’s signature smooth ride, Global...

Royal Netherlands Air Force will buy 9 more F-35 fighter jets

The Royal Netherlands Air Force will receive nine extra F-35 fighter aircraft, during Prinsjesdag, it became official. The 9 extra F-35 fighter jets cost around...

Belgian Air Force F-16 jet crashes during exercise near Pluvigner, France

On 19 September at 10:30 (UTC+2), a Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter jet registered FB-18 of the 2 Wing based at Florennes crashed near...

Belgian, Danish F-16 NATO jets intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers, Su-27 fighters

On 17 September 2019, Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter jets leading NATO’s Baltic Air Policing from Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania had their first...

41st Sanicole Airshow kicks off with stunning Sunset Program

On Friday 13th, Sanicole kicked off its 41st edition with a stunning Sunset line up. Established in 1977, the award-winning International Sanicole Airshow plans and...

Belgian Air Component adds two Dassault Falcon7X’s to its VIP “white fleet”

Last week, the Belgian government decided to lease two Dassault Falcon 7X VIP aircraft. The so-called "white fleet" of the Belgian Air Component consists...

U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II unintentionally releases rocket into the Arizona Desert

On 6 September, during a routine training mission, a U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron from the 355th...

Video shows Spanish Air Force CASA C-101 Aviojet crashing into Mediterranean Sea near Murcia, Spain

On 26 August at 09:38 (UTC +2), a Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire) CASA C-101 Aviojet belonging to the Patrulla Águila, Spain's Red...

US Air Force selects Boeing for A-10 Thunderbolt II re-winging contract

The eleven-year award builds on more than a decade of A-10 support Boeing will continue its legacy of A-10 Thunderbolt II sustainment work under an...

The Japanese Air Self-Defence Force is selling one of its two Boeing 747-400s

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has decided to sell the oldest of its two Boeing 747-400 for a little more than 25 million euros....

[Belgian Police Air Support] “MD900 G11 supporting Fire Department during Belgium’s hottest day ever”

This July 24th, Belgium and surrounding countries are going through a severe heat wave. Belgium reached its hottest ever since 1833 when temperatures started to...

[Belgium National Day] “National Military Parade (Défilé) with Air Component low level pass”

Today, 21 July, Belgium celebrates its National Independence Day. The Theme for 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation. Festivities will take place all...