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  • Saudi Arabia reveals progress of Tornado upgrade

    While reports of Saudi Arabia's imminent order for 72 Eurofighter Typhoons dominated the headlines, eight of the...

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  • Dubai 2007: Saudi students receive multi-skilled training

    News | 13 Nov 2007 00:00

    Training has been a key subject for discussion at the Dubai Air Show with many organisations in the region introducing new programmes to meet the growing demands.<BR><BR>One new training programme will produce the first Royal Saudi Air Force multi-skilled Tornado aircraft technicians is now underway.<BR><BR>Students spend some time at the Technical Studies Institute in Dhahran, before undertaking a six month English language training course. Students then spend a year at the RAF’s Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering at Cosford, before moving to BAE Systems’ Technical Training Academy at Warton for the final stage of training.<BR><BR>Those graduating from the training-course will have a multi-skilled ethos that the UK RAF has been embracing for a number of years, replacing the ‘single-skill’ vocations now used to maintain the RSAF Tornado fleet. <BR><BR>When the students return to Saudi Arabia they are posted onto an RSAF Tornado squadron, where they are initially assigned to anhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dubai-2007-Saudi-students-receive-multi-skilled-training-219504/
  • Saudi Arabia reveals progress of Tornado upgrade

    News | 18 Sep 2007 09:00 | Craig Hoyle

    While reports of Saudi Arabia's imminent order for 72 Eurofighter Typhoons dominated the headlines, eight of the nation's Panavia Tornado fighters were taking...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudi-Arabia-reveals-progress-of-Tornado-upgrade-216775/
  • PICTURES: UK, Saudi air forces complete Tornado exercise

    News | 07 Sep 2007 15:45 | Craig Hoyle

    Panavia Tornado strike aircraft from Saudi Arabia and the UK have concluded their first joint exercise in the UKhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-UK-Saudi-air-forces-complete-Tornado-exercise-216693/
  • AFTC pioneers jet fuel for use in hot-climates [

    News | 14 Jun 2005 23:00

    <P><BR>Middle Eastern aviation companies are in a position to contribute to the international aviation community, according to Arabian Fuels Technology Center (AFTC) president, Ubaidallah S Alghamdi.<BR><BR>AFTC is aiming to prove this with its Paris debut as part of the Middle East pavilion (Hall 4, C2). "We consider Paris as one of the main air shows, like Farnborough," Alghamdi says. <BR><BR>"We expect to reach Middle Eastern and international customers along with potential customers.<BR><BR>He adds: "We would like to tell the world that the Middle East is not just importing everything, we can also contribute to the international aviation community at large, especially in the safety of aviation fuel."<BR><BR>Headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, AFTC's website says the company's vision is, "to be the foremost provider of optimum technical support services related to quality and safety of petroleum transportation fuels, gasoline, diesel and aviation fuels for civil and military airhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AFTC-pioneers-jet-fuel-for-use-in-hot-climates-199562/
  • EMS Satcom bags first airline connectivity order

    News | 13 Jun 2005 23:00

    Canada's EMS Satcom (Hall 3, D7B) announced today that its eNfusion HSD-128 Inmarsat-based high-speed satellite data terminal has been chosen by Australian applications developer ASiQ as part of the inflight passenger connectivity system it has developed for Saudi Arabian Airlines.<BR><BR>Saudi Arabian is the second carrier, after Iberia, to commit to equipping a full fleet for services based on Inmarsat's 64kbit/sec Swift64 and ultimately 432kbit/sec SwiftBroadband services. <BR><BR>Three other leading airlines are known to be on the point of announcing equipment orders.<BR><BR><STRONG>Core<BR></STRONG><BR>Though EMS Satcom provides the core technology for the Swift-family avionics marketed to air transport by Honeywell and Rockwell Collins, the Saudi order is the Canadian company's first for an airline application of its own product, which so far has sold well to corporate and military users.<BR><BR>ASiQ has put together an end-to-end broadband communications solution to meet the Sauhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EMS-Satcom-bags-first-airline-connectivity-order-199472/
  • Royal Jordanian seeks 'open skies'

    News | 07 Jun 2004 23:00

    <p>Flag carrier proposes review of all air agreements with neighbouring nations with view to liberalisation by 2007</p> <p>Middle East carrier Royal Jordanian Airlines has presented a two-phase liberalisation proposal to the Jordanian government under which the country would forge strong ties with Arab states ahead of developing an open skies policy by 2007.</p> <p>In the proposal, which was submitted after an official visit by Jordanian head of state King Abdullah II, the flag carrier recommends that the government initially review all air agreements between Jordan and Arab countries in order to reinforce links with the Arab world.</p> <p>This review would aim to ensure at least one daily flight between Jordanian capital Amman and each of the other Arab capital cities, as well as daily services from Amman to major Middle East destinations, such as Jeddah, Dhahran, Benghazi and Alexandria.</p> <p>Tighter ties with the Arab nations would then lead to an effort - undertaken in collabhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Royal-Jordanian-seeks-open-skies-182622/