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AFM August: Training the Swedish way

The Swedish Air Force’s Flying Training School, located at Malmen air base, is unlike any other, as Søren Nielsen discovers in the … Read More

First flight for L-159T2

Czech aerospace manufacturer Aero Vodochody flew its first new L-159T2 advanced jet trainer on August 2. Company test pilots Vladimir … Read More

Thailand buys Dominator drones

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) and the Israeli company Aeronautics Limited have signed a deal for the sale of Dominator XP medium-altitude … Read More

‘White tail’ C-27J may be first for Zambia

A recent photo by AFM contributor Marco Rossi may show the first Leonardo C-27J Spartan for the Zambian Air Force (ZAF). Still wearing … Read More

Latest Jordanian PC-21s prepare for delivery

The latest two examples from a batch of four new PC-21 turboprop trainers ordered for the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) have begun … Read More

China joins Aviadarts exercise in Russia

RUSSIA’S AVIADARTS competition, ARMI-2018, has this year seen a significant deployment of Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air … Read More

Coming up in AFM: Black Sea Berievs

The once mighty fleet of Be-12 amphibians operated by the Russian naval air arm has dwindled to just a handful. In the forthcoming … Read More

AFM August: Germany’s transport specialists

Flying politicians and military troops, evacuating wounded soldiers and providing air-to-air refuelling – the Flight Service of the … Read More

Taiwan’s ‘Tiger Meet’

The Republic of China Air Force’s (ROCAF’s) 7th Flight Training Wing has painted three F-5E/F Tiger IIs in a special scheme for … Read More

Saab to provide self-protection system for RAF Typhoons

Saab is to provide Royal Air Force Typhoons with its new Smart Dispenser System (SDS). The pyrotechnic self-protection system is designed … Read More


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