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1000 hours on Eurofighter

Lieutenant Colonel Daniele L. of the Italian Air Force has become the first Italian Typhoon pilot to reach 1,000 flight hours on the aircraft. This milestone was achieved during an Air Defence training mission flown through Tuscany’s air space recently.

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BAE Systems will upgrade SA F-15

BAE Systems Apr. 25 announced a $367 million contract to deliver 70 Digital Electronic Warfare Systems (DEWS)/Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) to upgrade F-15S fighter jets in support of the Royal Saudi Air Force. 

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AAI will train UAEs C-17 personel

Hunt Valley, MD – April 24, 2012 – AAI Logistics & Technical Services, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the business has received a competitive award to provide C-17 Globemaster maintenance training for the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Advanced Military Maintenance Repair Overhaul Centre (AMMROC), a joint […]

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F-35A is refueling with external weapons

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2012 – On Saturday, Apr. 21, a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing aircraft completed the program’s first in-flight refueling mission while configured with external weapons at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.  U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Schwartz piloted the test aircraft, known as […]

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TAI delivers first T-38 Talon after avionics upgrade

Ankara, April 24, 2012 – The first prototype of TAI-modernized T38 jet trainer aircraft was delivered to Turkish Air Force (TurAF) with a ceremony held on April 20, 2012 at TAI’s facilities.

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First formation flight of F-35C

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 20, 2012 – For the first time, two Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35C Lightning II carrier variant test aircraft launched together and conducted formation flying at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., Wednesday.