The RAF has welcomed its latest Royal recruit, Prince William, into the force as part of his preparations for his future role as King.
Flying Officer HRH William Wales is set to be fast-tracked through the RAF’s six month pilot training course in just four months. He will start today, 7 January 2008.
He will maintain his Army commission with the Household Cavalry and… Continue reading
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Italian Armyâ€™s Aviation Unit has taken delivery of its first NH90 multi-purpose helicopter late December, 2007. The Italian Army has ordered 60 NH90 TTH helicopters which will replace older models currently operated by… Continue reading
Eurocopter EspaÃ±a bade farewell to 2007 with the sale of eleven new helicopters earmarked for various bodies within the Spanish Interior and Defence Ministries. As a result of these contracts, the Directorate General for Traffic (DGT) will be equipped with… Continue reading
Astrium has been selected by Eutelsat Communications, one of the worldâ€™s leading satellite operators, to deliver a satellite, currently designated as KA-SAT, the first European multi-beam satellite to operate exclusively in the Ka-band and dedicated to providing broadband and broadcast… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 08, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has opened a new F-15E Mission Training Center (MTC) at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. The center, Boeing’s second overall, will provide aircrews with high-fidelity, simulator-based training without… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 07, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today submitted its revised HH-47 Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter proposal to the U.S. Air Force in response to Amendment Five of the service’s original request for proposals.… Continue reading