Archive | February, 2017

Having difficulty finding Aero Australia

Having Difficulty Finding Aero Australia?

Having Difficulty Finding Aero Australia? Many readers have contacted us in the past six months saying they can’t find Aero Australia at their regular newsagent. The distributor for Aero Australia is Integrated Publication Solutions (IPS). IPS has given us a link so you may visit it’s web site, insert your post code and it will […]

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T-50A aircraft

Lockheed Martin Flies Second T-50A Aircraft

Second Lockheed Martin T-50A takes flight 20 February 2017 Two Lockheed Martin T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, South Carolina. The inaugural 20 February flight of the second production-ready aircraft from Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) operations centre in Greenville further demonstrates the company’s established, lowest-risk offering in the […]

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, HAL, Saab, IDAS

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited To Maintain Saab IDAS

Saab partners with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for IDAS support 17 February 2017 Saab subsidiary Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Avionics Division have signed a contract to deliver transfer of technology (ToT) between South Africa and India. Announced at Aero India 2017, the contract – valued at ZAR112 million (US$8.5 million) – […]

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787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing Rolls Out 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing debuts 787-10 Dreamliner 17 February 2017 The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut today at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, South Carolina site celebrated the event, along with US President Donald Trump and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. “What’s happening here […]

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Juneyao Airlines

Juneyao Airlines Firms 787-9 Order

Juneyao Airlines finalises order for five 787-9 Dreamliners 16 February 2017 Boeing and Juneyao Airlines announced today the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about US$1.32 billion at current list prices. This new order, which also includes options for five more 787-9s, represents the Shanghai-based private airline’s first Boeing order and […]

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Raptors

Raptors and Hornets Train in Northern Territory

F-22 Raptors and F/A-18A/B Hornets commence combined training 17 February 2017 This week the United States Air Force F-22 Raptors commenced training with the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) F/A 18 Hornets for the first enhanced air cooperation activity in Australia. Enhanced air cooperation is part of the United States Force posture initiatives and builds […]

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Bo105

Airbus Helicopters Celebrates 50 Years of Bo105

The Bo105 celebrates its 50th birthday 16 February 2017 This month marks 50 years since the Bo105 embarked on its maiden flight, on 16 February 1967, in Ottobrunn near Munich. Conceived as a two-tonne-class light multi-purpose helicopter, cutting-edge technologies and materials led to the Bo105 being the first helicopter to feature a rigid, hingeless rotor […]

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Airborne Gateway

Airborne Gateway Connects Typhoon, F-35B

Typhoon and F-35B connectivity demonstrated via Airborne Gateway 15 February 2017 Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Royal Air Force (RAF) have successfully completed a communications interoperability trial involving both F-35B Lightning II and Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, via an Airborne Gateway developed by Northrop Grumman. The two-week trial, named Babel Fish III, funded by the Ministry […]

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Tejas LCA

Saab Technology To Boost India’s Tejas LCA

Saab offers sensor package for Indian Tejas LCA 15 February 2017 Defence and security company Saab has offered a fighter sensor package for the Indian Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Mk.1A fighter aircraft. The package consists of a state-of-the-art Saab AESA fighter radar closely integrated with a compact electronic warfare suite using Gallium Nitride based […]

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Wi-Fi

Qantas Wi-Fi Offers Foxtel, Netflix & Spotify

Qantas Wi-Fi enables Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify 15 February 2017 Qantas customers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board to provide content in 2017. With speeds up […]

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