August 4th, 2022 1:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

Italian Air Force Extends Relationship with Boeing to Continue Tanker Sustainment and Training

Boeing and the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness (DAAA) have signed an order for the company to continue providing full Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support to the Italian Air Force (ItAF) four KC-767A tankers through December 2025. Boeing to Deliver 'Tip-to-Tail' Support: Under the contract, Boeing will deliver “tip-to-tail” support for the four ItAF refuelling tankers, including line and heavy maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), supply chain, engineering support,... Read More

July 26th, 2022 9:51 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Successfully Tests Firefighting Kit on A400M to Combat Wildfires

The ever-increasing threat posed by wildfires is real and needs to be tackled. Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. Test Conditions, Objective & Prototype Development: The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tonnes... Read More

January 21st, 2022 11:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Military Aircraft Developer Dassault Aviation Wins 14-Year Contract to Support French Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets

Dassault Aviation has been awarded a long-term contract to sustain the Mirage 2000 fleet of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces' Directorate of Aeronautical Maintenance. The 14-year deal includes all maintenance work for the Mirage 2000s of the French Air and Space Force (FASF) until they retire. Dassault now supports all the equipment on the Mirage 2000 B/C, 5, and D models, including those with a mid-life update, which... Read More

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