Archive | June, 2017

Paris 2017

LM-100J To Debut At Paris 2017

LM-100J commercial freighter international debut at Paris 2017 12 June 2017 Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft will make its international debut at the Paris 2017 international air show. The aircraft will be on static display June 19-21 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The LM-100J represents the 17th different mission capability for the C-130J Super Hercules […]

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New Delhi

Air Astana Launches New Delhi Service

Air Astana launches service from Astana to New Delhi 8 June 2017 Air Astana will launch direct flights from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan to New Delhi, the capital of India on 2nd July 2017. The service will be operated three times a week using Airbus A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft. Air Astana continues to […]

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Cebu Pacific

Seven More A321s For Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific orders seven more A321s 7 June 2017 Cebu Pacific of the Philippines has placed an order with Airbus for seven A321ceo to meet ongoing strong growth on its domestic and regional network. The latest contract comes on top of an existing order for 32 A321neo. The aircraft will start joining the carrier’s fleet […]

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USAF Selects APG-83 For F-16 Upgrade

USAF selects APG-83 SABR for F-16 AESA radar upgrade 7 June 2017 The US Air Force selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) as the active electronically scanned array (AESA) for its F-16 radar upgrade. Northrop Grumman will upgrade 72 U.S. Air National Guard F-16s to meet a US Northern Command Joint […]

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Live Parts Search

Hawker Pacific Launches Live Parts Search

Hawker Pacific launches Live Parts Search portal 7 June 2017 Hawker Pacific today announced the launch of a new Live Parts Search portal for customers. The Live Parts Search portal provides customers with direct 24/7 access to Hawker Pacific’s extensive parts inventory warehouses located in Sydney, Darwin and Hong Kong. In addition, the portal enables […]

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Operation Gateway

First P-8 Operation Gateway Deployment

RAAF P-8A completes first Operation Gateway deployment 7 June 2017 A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon has completed its first deployment to Royal Malaysian Air Force Base (RMAF) Butterworth as part of Operation Gateway. The Poseidon was deployed to Malaysia in support of the Operational Test and Evaluation of the P-8A as it […]

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Boeing Delivers First Deployable P-8A Trainer

Boeing to deliver USN’s first deployable P-8A trainers 6 June 2017 Boeing will deliver the US Navy’s first deployable P-8A Poseidon trainers, allowing aircrew and operators to improve their mission readiness even while serving away from home. Under a recently signed contract, Boeing will provide seven Deployable Mission Readiness Trainers (DMRTs) to the Navy, starting […]

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Elbit To Develop F-35 Display Units

Elbit contract to develop panoramic display units for F-35 6 June 2017 Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced that it was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to develop a cockpit display replacement for the F-35 aircraft. The development contract is for the Technology Refresh 3, Panoramic Cockpit Display Unit. The value of the […]

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First JASDF F-35 Roll Out At Nagoya

First Japanese-built F-35A officially unveiled at Nagoya facility 5 June 2017 The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility in Nagoya. The Japan F-35 FACO is operated by MHI with technical assistance from Lockheed Martin and oversight from the US Government. […]

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Air Astana Launches Frankfurt – Uralsk

First non-stop flight from Franfurt to Uralsk 5 March 2017 Air Astana starts weekly non-stop flights from Frankfurt/Main to Uralsk in Kazakhstan from 14 June, 2017, underlining the airlines’ role as the leading carrier in the region. Air Astana’s new service, which will operate on Wednesdays, is in response to growing demand for international services […]

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