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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:54 pm

HAF F-16V test bed maiden flight after upgrade

On 17 January 2021, Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporia (HAF, Hellenic Air Force) Lockheed F-16C-52+ Fighting Falcon, serial 005, of 335 Mir...

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:56 pm

The lessons learned from the construction of the first B-21 Raider bomber are being used to improve the second one, which will be used for structural testing. A second B-21 Raider bomber is under construction at Northrop Grumman’s facility at the United States Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, while the first one slowly takes shape ahead of its expected roll-out in early 2022....

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:40 pm

Slovenia will order a C-27J

Slovenia is about to order one Leonardo C-27J Spartan transport aircraft for its armed forces through a government to government deal. The C-27J would ...

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:42 pm

Tempest’s new Multi-Function Radar Frequency System will collect and process 10,000 times more data than existing systems thanks to advanced miniaturization and digitalization technologies. A few months ago, Leonardo revealed to media outlets that the new Multi-Function Radar Frequency System (MRFS), the radar which will equip the Tempest sixth generation aircraft, will collect and process 10,000 times more data than existing systems, or “equivalent to the internet traffic of a large city every second”....

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:29 pm

Breaking: B-1 Lancer deployment to Europe

It came to Scramble's attention that the United States Air Force is planning a Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment with four Rockwell B-1B...

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:28 pm

Volotea to add five Airbus A320s

Spanish low-cost carrier Volotea, which recently phased out its Boeing 717s (see news 11 January 2021), will add five Airbus A320 aircraft to its ...

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world2fly takes delivery of 1st aircraft.

On 9 January, Iberostar's own leisure airline, world2fly, took delivery of its first aircraft, A330-300 EC-LXR (1097). The aircraft arrive...

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Flyr unveils livery and aircraft selection.

Norwegian start-up Flyr has unveiled its livery and has decided on the B737-800 to start its operations with. The airline has selected t...

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GlobalX takes delivery of 1st aircraft.

On 17 January, GlobalX Airlines took delivery of its first aircraft, Airbus A320 N223FR (2695). It was welcomed at the company's base at Mia...

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