NHI is announce the delivery of the first NH90 TTH in FOC (Final Operational Capability) configuration for the Italian Army. This event took place during an official ceremony held at the AgustaWestland’s Venice Tessera plant today in the presence of… Continue reading
First flight by operational pilot of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The first solo flight of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) by a UK operational pilot has taken place in the United States.
On 19 March at Eglin Air Force… Continue reading
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19, 2013 – Four Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft were officially welcomed by the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. during a commemorative ceremony today.… Continue reading
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — The F-35 Lightning II program here entered a new phase of testing with the arrival of the first two operational test aircraft March 6.
Team members from the 53rd Wing’s 31st Test and… Continue reading
3/8/2013 – EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Two officers from the operational test community are among the six pilots in the first F-35 Lightning II pilot training course after an Air Education and Training Command decision to start… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today offered congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the stand-up and dedication of its first operational squadron of F-35B Lightning II aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
Tom Hartmann, Rolls-Royce, Senior… Continue reading
Flt Lt Wales has passed the tests that now see him qualified as a Search And Rescue Operational Captain, allowing him to lead rescues in a Royal Air Force Sea King helicopter in all weathers, day or night.
The operational… Continue reading
Qantas is preparing for the re-entry into service of its first A380, the Nancy Bird Walton, following a highly successful repair/rebuild programme that underscores the effectiveness and reactivity of Airbus’ global engineering network.
This comprehensive effort addressed damage resulting from… Continue reading
On 7 February 2012, Swiss Airlines operated the first commercial flight equipped with a certified traffic situational awareness system, providing the pilots with real-time surveillance information on surrounding traffic. A première in Europe.
A breakthrough point has been reached in… Continue reading
Itzhak Nissan, President and CEO of IAI, said:” Throughout the years, IAI delivered innovative UAS which have always been considered impressive technological achievements and have made both IAI and the State of Israel very proud”
The Israel Air Force… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman-built Block 30 Global Hawks Receive U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Capability Declaration
The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command has declared that the Northrop Grumman-built unmanned RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk has reached its initial operational capability (IOC).
IOC is declared when a development program completes initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E),… Continue reading
Boeing and ANA completed the 787 service ready operational validation in Japan over the weekend. As part of the validation, ANA pilots, together with Boeing, flew the Dreamliner on routes from Seattle to Tokyo and Tokyo to four airports across… Continue reading