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  • Death toll in Indonesian C-130B crash rises to 141


    The Indonesian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130B tactical transport aircraft that crashed on 30 June was probably carrying well over 100 people when it crashed in a Medan suburb, hitting a massage parlour and hotel.


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  • Death toll in Indonesian C-130B crash rises to 141


    The Indonesian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130B tactical transport aircraft that crashed on 30 June was probably...


  • UPDATE: F-16 belonging to Iraqi Air Force crashes in Arizona


    The US Air Force has confirmed that one of the Iraqi Air Force’s brand new Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons has...


  • Boeing delivers its final USAF C-17 simulator


    Boeing has all but capped its C-17 production run and will soon shift gears to focus almost entirely on upgrade and...


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  • Death toll in Indonesian C-130B crash rises to 141

    News | 01 Jul 2015 06:33 | Greg Waldron

    The Indonesian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130B tactical transport aircraft that crashed on 30 June was probably carrying well over 100 people when it crashed in a Medan suburb, hitting a massage parlour and hotel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Death-toll-in-Indonesian-C-130B-crash-rises-to-141-414200/
  • UPDATE: F-16 belonging to Iraqi Air Force crashes in Arizona

    News | 26 Jun 2015 16:02 | James Drew

    The US Air Force has confirmed that one of the Iraqi Air Force’s brand new Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons has crashed in the Arizona desert in an apparent training accident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UPDATE-F-16-belonging-to-Iraqi-Air-Force-crashes-in-Arizona-414080/
  • Boeing delivers its final USAF C-17 simulator

    News | 23 Jun 2015 17:22 | James Drew

    Boeing has all but capped its C-17 production run and will soon shift gears to focus almost entirely on upgrade and sustainment, with Qatar ordering four of the last five aircraft and the US Air Force taking delivery of final aircrew training simulator.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-delivers-its-final-USAF-C-17-simulator-413963/
  • WP-3 ‘hurricane hunter’ trials Rolls-Royce T56 engine upgrade

    News | 09 Jun 2015 18:34 | James Drew

    ​The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has validated the performance of the Rolls-Royce T56 Series 3.5 turboprop engine enhancement on its WP-3D Orion “hurricane hunter” in a 3h flight from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, last week.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WP-3-hurricane-hunter-trials-Rolls-Royce-T56-engine-upgrade-413320/
  • Pentagon firming F-35 Block 4 configuration

    News | 26 May 2015 21:42 | James Drew

    As Pentagon decides what new combat capabilities to “bake” into the Block 4 configuration of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, there is concern about planned upgrades sliding from earlier configurations into Block 4, and about the overall price tag as those modifications are rolled out in the early 2020s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pentagon-firming-F-35-Block-4-configuration-412762/
  • ANALYSIS: RAAF's transport capabilities in transition

    News | 19 Feb 2015 00:00 | Andrew McLaughlin

    The Royal Australian Air Force's air transport capability is midway through a massive transformation that is revolutionising how it conducts operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-RAAFs-transport-capabilities-in-transition-408683/