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June 24, 2022, 5:42 AM

Spain Buys More Typhoons to Begin Hornet Replacement

The new fighter aircraft for Spain will be fitted with ECRS Mk1 E-Scan radar, and will be based in the Canary Islands.

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Genesys Aerosystems is upgrading Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks with a modern integrated avionics system and its HeliSAS autopilot.
Mar 2, 2022 - 10:00 AM
During a demo flight of the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, AIN writer Kipp Lau experienced the systems' many safety benefits.
Biometrics offer a compelling look at how pilots react when the workload increases
Mar 1, 2022 - 9:07 AM
By measuring pilots' physical reactions during flight training, SMU and CAE researchers believe performance can be more objectively determined.
Hongdu L-15 Zambia on display at the 2021 Dubai airshow
Feb 25, 2022 - 8:57 AM
The United Arab Emirates appears set to buy the Chinese Hongdu L-15 to answer its advanced and fighter lead-in training requirements.
Boeing AH-6i
Feb 25, 2022 - 5:56 AM
The Royal Thai Army has placed an order for the AH-6 helicopter with Boeing, while MD Helicopters has delivered MD 530Gs to neighboring Malaysia.
ARTEMIS Challenger 650
Feb 24, 2022 - 4:35 AM
The converted Challenger 650 bizjet is flying regular missions along the Poland-Belarus border to monitor Russian ground force activities.
Mitsubishi F-X
Feb 16, 2022 - 4:00 PM
Developing two aircraft with common basic requirements and timeline have drawn Japan and the UK closer together in terms of technology development.
TF MMU mock up
Feb 16, 2022 - 2:28 PM
Turkish Aerospace is showing off the TF mock-up in Singapore as part of a wider effort to gain export orders for its indigenous products and technology.
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Feb 16, 2022 - 5:33 AM
A growth in tension in the Asia-Pacific region is fueling greater defense spending by nations looking to align themselves more closely with the U.S.
Red 6 airborne tactical augmented reality system
Feb 16, 2022 - 3:45 AM
Combat readiness is critical for any air force, and Red 6 aims to improve fighter pilots' skills with augmented reality training.
Elbit Skylark 3 Hybrid
Feb 16, 2022 - 3:00 AM
Elbit’s popular Skylark 3 UAS has been developed with a dual electric/internal combustion propulsion system offering a dramatic increase in endurance.