Italian Air Force F-35s secure the skies over Iceland
The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare, AM) has deployed its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning operationally for the first time.
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CAMCOPTER S-100 completes flight trials in Norway
Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air vehicle has successfully completed search and rescue (SAR) flight trials with the Norwegian Coast Guard.
CAE Training Centre Opens at London Gatwick
Following an announcement in November 2018 that easyJet had signed a long-term training agreement with CAE valued at more than C$170 million, the global training provider inaugurated its brand new pilot and cabin crew training centre at Gatwick on October 1, 2019.
Farnborough Airport Changes Hands
Farnborough, the UK’s only dedicated business aviation airport, has been sold to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) for an undisclosed sum.
Legacy Hornet makes final US Navy flight
The US Navy's final F/A-18C Hornet has officially made its last active-duty flight for the service, taking place at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana on October 2.
Collings Foundation B-17 Crashes
On October 2, 2019, a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (Registration: N93012, nicknamed ‘Nine O Nine’) belonging to the Collings Foundation was involved in an accident at Bradley International Airport located in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA.
Air Greenland selects Airbus' H225 for SAR duties
Air Greenland has selected Airbus Helicopters' H225 Super Puma to perform a search and rescue (SAR) role across the country and ultimately replacing the ageing Sikorsky S-61N fleet currently in service.
The ultimate A-10 — ‘Warthog’ set to be transformed with a raft of upgrades
Just five years ago, the US Air Force A-10 fleet looked to be dead and buried as the type was offered up for divestment as a cost cutting measure. Yet lawmakers in Washington blocked the USAF from divesting itself of the A-10 and now the ‘Warthog’ looks safe well into the 2030s.