The system will train U.S. Navy personnel in advance of P-8A aircraft arrival in 2017

P-8A Training Centre At Whidbey Island Opened

Boeing P-8A training centre opens at Whidbey Island 21 October 2016 Boeing has installed a new P-8A Poseidon training centre at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, as the base begins preparations for the arrival of P-8 aircraft beginning in 2017. “About 70 percent of the training we do for our P-8 crews happens in […]

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The RAAF has five KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transports (MRTT) in service and two more will be delivered in the next two years. Picture Credit: Nigel Pittaway

KC-30A Fleet Reaches 20,000 Hours

Air Force KC-30A fleet achieves 20,000 flying hours milestone 21 October 2016 The KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet has achieved a remarkable 20,000 flying hours as it continues to provide global reach for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). This significant milestone was achieved on a mission from Yokota Air Base in Japan to […]

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The G280 departed Guernsey Airport at 7:54 am local time and arrived at Teterboro Airport at 10:20 am local time, completing the 3,216-nautical-mile/5,956-kilometre flight at an average speed of Mach 0.80

G280 Achieves New Speed Record

Gulfstream G280 achieves 57th world speed record 20 October 2016 Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation today announced that its Gulfstream G280 aircraft has recently established a speed record between Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands in Europe, and Teterboro, New Jersey, making the transatlantic journey in seven hours and 26 minutes. The super mid-size business jet departed […]

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Airbus Helicopters & DCNS will team to develop the VSR700 VTOL drone for the French Navy

Airbus Helicopters, DCNS To Develop VTOL Drone

DCNS and Airbus Helicopters to design French Navy tactical VTOL drone 20 October 2016 DCNS and Airbus Helicopters are joining forces to design the future tactical component of France’s Naval Aerial Drone (Système de Drones Aériens de la Marine – SDAM) programme. By pooling naval and aerospace skills and expertise, the teaming of DCNS and […]

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Over six days from 16 – 21 February, Singapore Airshow 2016 welcomed over 130,000 trade and public day visitors

Singapore Airshow A Success

Singapore Airshow contributes almost S$329 million to Singapore’s economy 20 October 2016 The Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, continues to make significant contributions to the Singapore economy, according to a recent survey conducted by Kadence International. Singapore Airshow 2016 exhibitors, trade attendees, visitors […]

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released its newest flight software which fields GA-ASI’s proprietary Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) system

Automatic Take Off & Landing For Predator B

Automatic take off & landing capability for DHS Predator B The US Department of Homeland Security/Customs and Border Protection has released its newest Predator B flight software which fields GA-ASI’s Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) system 19 October 2016 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), today announced that the US Department of Homeland Security […]

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One of the key contracts includes; the United States Navy exercising a contract option for CAE USA to continue providing T-44C aircrew training services

CAE Wins US Defence Contracts

CAE wins defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million 18 October 2016 CAE today announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$100 million to provide a range of training and support services for global military customers. Some of the key contracts include the United States Air Force exercising a contract […]

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Qantas Opens Brisbane International Lounge

Qantas unveils new Brisbane international lounge 18 October 2016 Qantas customers travelling from Brisbane now have a stylish new space to relax, work and dine before their overseas flight, with the Qantas Brisbane International Lounge unveiled today. Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans said the international lounge was the first of several new facilities the national […]

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The Cessna Citation Latitude will tour from October 14 - October 22 2016 and will visit Perth, Melbourne, Auckland, Adelaide and Brisbane

Citation Latitude Tours Australia & New Zealand

Hawker Pacific demonstrates Cessna Citation Latitude to Australia and New Zealand 17 October 2016 Hawker Pacific today announced an Australian and New Zealand demonstration tour of the Cessna Citation Latitude jet. The aircraft has already touched down on Australian soil and will now embark on a tour across Australia and New Zealand where it will […]

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