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KADEX 2018: Kazakhstan orders more Su-30SMs

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has received a contract to supply an undisclosed number of Su-30SM multi-role combat aircraft … Read More

Red Arrows approved for 2018 season

Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, have been given approval to begin performances for the 2018 season. The team’s 54th … Read More

Anniversary Gripen marks 100 years of Czech Air Force

The Vzdušné síly Armády České republiky (Air Component of the Army of the Czech Republic) has provided a specially painted JAS … Read More

F-35 makes combat debut in Israeli hands

Israel has become the first country to take the F-35 fighter into combat, according to a statement on the military’s official Twitter … Read More

Pilatus completes production of PC-21s for France

Pilatus has completed the production of all PC-21 turboprop trainers ordered by France. The 17th and final example (c/n 309, HB-HVQ) … Read More

56th Rescue Squadron departs Lakenheath

The US Air Force held a ceremony to mark the departure of the 56th Rescue Squadron (RQS) from RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, yesterday, … Read More

AFM May: German flight-testers in focus

In the May issue of AFM, Peter ten Berg reports from Manching, Bavaria on the German Armed Forces’ WTD 61, a unit that conducts … Read More

ROCAF IDFs take over target towing

The aerial target towing taskings of the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) were assumed by the F-CK-1 Indigenous Defense Fighter … Read More

Is the first glimpse of China’s new stealth bomber?

An image from an official Chinese promotional video may well show the country’s next-generation stealth bomber. The screen grabs, … Read More

Chinese KJ-500 AEW&C aircraft gains IFR probe

A first example of the Chinese KJ-500 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft has been noted with an in-flight refuelling … Read More

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