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Airbus military aircraft perform life-saving medevac missions during the COVID-19 pandemic

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With the number of coronavirus patients mounting around the world, Airbus-built military transport aircraft are increasingly used for civil medical evacuation (medevac) duties in...

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-35A crashes at Eglin Air Force base in Florida

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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Sq crashed upon landing at Eglin Air Force base in Florida around 21:30 yesterday. The...

Boeing-built X-37B launches in second mission for U.S. Space Force

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Record-setting autonomous spaceplane begins sixth mission The Boeing-built X-37B autonomous spaceplane today launched on top of a uniquely configured United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Boeing...

Royal Canadian Air Force jet saluting first responders and coronavirus workers crashes into home in Canada

On 17 May, a Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird jet crashed into a neighbourhood near Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.  The flight was part of “Operation...

Boeing delivers 100th P-8A Poseidon built for the U.S. Navy

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The U.S. Navy received its 100th P-8A aircraft from Boeing today as the global fleet, which also includes the Indian navy and the Australian...

Belgian F-16s take over from The Netherlands for Benelux air surveillance

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On May 14, the Belgian Air Force will resume the Quick Reaction Alert mission from its Dutch colleagues. Since January 1, 2017, Belgium and...

Spanish Air Force Airbus A400M suffers birdstrike while landing at Zaragoza Air Base

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On 7 May, a Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire) Airbus A400M Atlas military transport was damaged following a bird strike. The aircraft was...

Lufthansa Technik begins conversion of Airbus A350 for German Federal Government’s Special Air Mission Wing

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First aircraft arrived yesterday at product division VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services Lufthansa Technik AG has begun working on the cabin conversion of...

Boeing rolls out first Loyal Wingman unmanned aircraft

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Prototype will advance Boeing’s global Airpower Teaming System A Boeing-led Australian industry team has presented the first unmanned Loyal Wingman aircraft to the Royal Australian...

Canadian helicopter crash with 6 soldiers on board during NATO manoeuvre

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A Canadian military helicopter crashed into the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Greece off the Greek island of Kefalonia in the night from Wednesday...

First Dassault Falcon 7X enters Belgian Air Component “white fleet”

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On 29 April, the Belgian Air Component operated a few touch-and-goes with the first of its two Dassault Falcon 7X VIP aircraft. The private...

Mission accomplished for the Belgian Air Policing in the Baltic States after 8 months

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Belgian Defence Minister Philippe Goffin will be present at Melsbroek Military Airport this Thursday, April 30 for the return of the Belgian detachment of...

United States Navy’s controversial ‘UFO’ videos released online

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The United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DOD) has authorized the release of three unclassified U.S. Navy videos, one taken in November 2004 and...

[Video] Frecce Tricolori scramble over Rome to celebrate Liberation Day in Italy

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Every year 25th April is celebrated as the Liberation Day in Italy. Today's 75th birthday marks the end of the Mussolini regime after the...

Second unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8A “Poseidon” by a Russian Su-35 “Flanker” over Mediterranean Sea

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For the second time in four days, Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while intercepting a U.S. Navy P-8A Maritime Patrol...

[Video] Chadian Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 mistakenly fires rocket, killing five

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On 17 April, the crew of a Chadian Air Force (French: Force Aérienne Tchadienne) Sukhoi Su-25 mistakenly fired a rocket while on the ground. The...

Belgian Air Force Airbus A321 operates repatriation flight from Bamako, Mali

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Last night, the Belgian Air Force Airbus A321 registered CS-TRJ operated a repatriation flight (BAF634) from Bamako, Mali to Brussels Airport. Onboard, 97 citizens...

Boeing’s F-15 Qatar Advanced Jet completes successful first flight

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90-minute flight demonstrates new fighter’s unmatched manoeuvrability and speed Boeing successfully completed the first flight of the F-15QA fighter, the most advanced version of the...

Luxembourg Armed Forces Airbus A400M makes its maiden flight

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The Airbus A400M new-generation airlifter ordered by the Luxembourg Armed Forces has made its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards its delivery. The...

Japan Coast Guard orders two more Airbus H225 helicopters

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Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super...