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20 APR 2020
Germany eyes Airbus and Boeing fighter jets
Germany confirmed Monday it aims to replace its ageing fleet of Tornado fighter-bombers with aircraft from both European manufacturer Airbus and US-based Boeing.Berlin is eager to balance European and American alliances via its military ... Continue Reading
12 APR 2020
France to isolate 1,900 sailors after virus-hit aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle docks
France on Sunday began an unprecedented operation to isolate 1,900 sailors after 50 naval personnel tested positive for COVID-19 aboard its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle.The flagship of the French navy docked in the southern ... Continue Reading
21 FEB 2020
Future Combat Air System : France, Germany sign prototype contract for future fighter jet
France and Germany on Thursday gave the green light for building a prototype of Europe's next-generation fighter jet, effectively launching a project long held up by disputes over how the industrial work would be ... Continue Reading
21 FEB 2020
SpaceX announces partnership to send four tourists into deep orbit
SpaceX announced a new partnership Tuesday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily cost more than $100 ... Continue Reading
13 FEB 2020
German lawmakers approve funds for new Euro fighter jet
German lawmakers signed off Wednesday on the first funds for a cross-border project with France to develop a new fighter jet and reinvigorate an ambitious programme aimed at bringing together Europe's disparate military forces.The ... Continue Reading
28 JAN 2020
US military jet crashes in Taliban territory in Afghanistan
A US military jet crashed in mountainous territory in eastern Afghanistan, where there is a heavy Taliban presence, the Pentagon confirmed Monday, rejecting the insurgents' suggestions that it was shot down.Afghanistan US Forces spokesman ... Continue Reading
14 NOV 2019
RAVEL reconfigures the french Rafale Operational Condition Maintenance (OCM) RAVEL reconfigures the french Rafale Operational Condition Maintenance (OCM)
Awarded six months ago by the Direction de la maintenance aéronautique (DMAé) to Dassault Aviation, the RAVEL contract - or VErticaLIsed RAfale - is targeting ... Continue Reading
13 NOV 2019
German air force rejects delivery of two Airbus A400Ms
Germany's air force said Wednesday it had refused delivery of two Airbus A400M transport planes over safety concerns, saying bolts holding the propellers on some already operational aircraft were loose."The armed forces have decided ... Continue Reading
04 JUL 2019
The Agence d'innovation de la Défense is looking into non-destructive testing The Agence d'innovation de la Défense is looking into non-destructive testing
The Agence d'innovation de la Défense (AID) recently launched a call for projects in the aviation MOC sector. It targets: "the improvement in non-destructive testing ... Continue Reading
27 JUN 2019
Swiss ban aerospace firm Pilatus from operating in Saudi, UAE
Switzerland on Wednesday banned aerospace firm Pilatus from further operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates after finding the Swiss company gave "logistical support" to the armed forces of both countries.The Swiss ... Continue Reading
03 JUL 2020
MRO : ASL Airlines entrusts Sabena technics for the support of its ATR fleet
03 JUL 2020
MRO : Visual inspections by drone is now authorized on narrowbody aircraft in Singapore
03 JUL 2020
IAI to convert 3 new 767s to Freighters for DHL
03 JUL 2020
Pratt & Whitney to adapt its Maine facility to add PW1100G-JM MRO capabilities
03 JUL 2020
Jet Aviation cuts 200 jobs at its Basel-Mulhouse maintenance and completion center
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MRO : ASL Airlines entrusts Sabena technics for the support of its ATR fleet
MRO : Visual inspections by drone is now authorized on narrowbody aircraft in Singapore
IAI to convert 3 new 767s to Freighters for DHL
Pratt & Whitney to adapt its Maine facility to add PW1100G-JM MRO capabilities
Jet Aviation cuts 200 jobs at its Basel-Mulhouse maintenance and completion center
 
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