NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Army News Service, April 5, 2012) — The Army’s newest aircraft, the UH-72A Lakota, is approaching 100,000 flight hours, and maintains one of the highest mission-capable rates among Army aircraft.
The Army expects to buy a total of… Continue reading
An F/A-18D Hornet from Naval Air Station Oceana crashed Friday into a two-story apartment building in Virginia Beach.
The pilot and naval flight officer both ejected safely and were taken to a local hospital for observation, Navy officials said. It’s… Continue reading
MARIETTA, Ga., April 6, 2012 – The penultimate Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J to be delivered under the current contract has departed Marietta for CFB Trenton. The 17th and final CC-130J will be delivered in early May with ceremonies at… Continue reading
Lockheed Martin Receives $1.05 Billion, Five-Year U.S. Navy Contract for MH-60R/S Cockpits and Integrated Systems
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 – The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $1.05 billion, five-year contract to provide more than 200 digital cockpits and integrated mission systems and sensors for the Navy MH-60R “Romeo” and MH-60S “Sierra” helicopters.… Continue reading
Through its subsidiary in the Southern Cone region, Eurocopter has announced the signing of five contracts and six letters of intent with a number of private and parapublic operators in Argentina, Chile and Peru at this year’s FIDAE International Air… Continue reading
ISTANBUL, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner landed for the first time in Turkey today, making Istanbul the latest destination on its global Dream Tour. Over the next five days, airline customers, suppliers, and invited… Continue reading
Bel Air of Denmark has taken delivery of its second AW139 medium twin helicopter. The 12-seat configured aircraft will perform offshore transport operations and joins the first helicopter, named “Spirit of Agusta”. A number of additional AW139s are expected to… Continue reading