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Video and photos from India AEW&C roll-out

No thanks to some serious airline cancellations, diversions and delays, I made it to Brazil just a few hours before the scheduled roll-out of the ERJ-145 airborne early warning and control platform (AEW&C) for the Indian air force. Here’s video of the big moment when the curtain fell.India will install the Centre for Airborne Surveillance […]

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PHOTO OP: US Navy accepts E-2D

Photo source: The DEW Line Northrop Grumman delivered the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the US Navy Atlantic Fleet today at Norfolk naval base in Virginia. Chief of Naval Operations Adm Gary Roughead formally accepted the E-2D from Gary Ervin, Northrop Grumman’s president of the aerospace systems sector. To read our recently published technical description on […]

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Presenting the 737 AEW&C cutaway poster

Flightglobal artist Giuseppe “Joe” Picarella outdid himself, as always, with the cutaway poster for the 737 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, which is published in this week’s Flight International magazine. It was my great privilege to write to the technical description of this truly one-of-a-kind platform. I hope you enjoy it.

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Wedgetail: Australia calls for “fundamental” review of radar capability

As promised last week, here’s my news update on Australian 737 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) Wedgetail program. Boeing confident of Australian Wedgetail review By Stephen Trimble Boeing is confident that a review of Australia’s delayed Wedgetail airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system programme will support the technology for service entry. The Australian […]

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Rare in-flight Wedgetail spotted in the wild

There I was this afternoon on the patio outside the Museum of Flight just off the ramp at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. Then comes a Boeing 737 Wedgetail for the Royal Australian Air Force in for a landing. I managed to power on my camera and capture the touchdown and taxi. Stay tuned for […]

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