German Air Force

[Photo Report] Israeli Air Forces visiting Nörvenich Air Force Base for exercises

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From 17 to 28 August 2020, a large detachment of the IAF was deployed to the Nörvenich base in Western Germany. The exercise named Blue...

Handover of the first Airbus A350 to the German Federal Government’s Special Air Mission Wing

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German Minister of Defence Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: "State-of-the-art A350 ensures worldwide mobility for the German government" Lufthansa Technik AG today handed over the first of three...

German Air Force to operate two Airbus A321LR corporate jets ordered by Lufthansa Technik

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Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik, highlighting the market appeal and versatility of the...

Lufthansa Technik to equip two new Airbus A321neoLR for the German Armed Forces

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Modern aircraft for troop transport as well as MedEvac role The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) and Lufthansa Technik...

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...

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...

Eurowings trains the Special Air Mission Wing of the Federal Ministry of Defence on the Airbus A320

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Getting passengers safely, punctually and reliably to their destination is key for any flight operation. This is also true for travelling government representatives –...

Airbus delivers first H145 for the German Armed Forces’ search and rescue service ahead of schedule

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Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H145 for the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) search and rescue service to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment,...

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

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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...

41st Sanicole Airshow kicks off with stunning Sunset Program

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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...

Two Eurofighter jets crash into each other over Germany

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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

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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...

Germany becomes the first government customer for the Airbus ACJ350

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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...

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

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

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

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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...

German Air Force Airbus A340 with chancellor Angela Merkel on board diverts to Cologne/Bonn Airport after technical issues

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On 29 November, the German Air Force Airbus A340-313 (reg. 16+01) having chancellor Angela Merkel on board was en route from Berlin to Buenos...

Eurofighter fleet passes 500,000 flying hours

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The Eurofighter fleet is celebrating after passing the 500,000 flying hours mark, as it cements its place at the heart of European air defence. Eurofighter...

Lufthansa Technik hands over a converted Airbus A321 to the German Armed Forces

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Delivery on schedule and within budget to the Federal Office of Defence Procurement On Friday, Lufthansa Technik AG handed over a converted Airbus A321 to...

NATO Baltic Air Policing: Belgium to take over lead and Germany to augment

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Belgian F-16s and German Eurofighter Typhoons will contribute to NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission The 48th rotation of detachments contributing to NATO’s Baltic Air Policing...

Airbus Helicopters delivers fifth and final H135 for Bundeswehr training

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