All German Air Force articles – Page 4

  • German Eurofighter damage - BFU

    Learjet collided with German Eurofighter during hard turn


    ​The two-man crew of a Bombardier Learjet 35A died when their aircraft was in collision with a German air force Eurofighter when a quick reaction alert training exercise went wrong, Germany’s BFU accident investigation board has concluded, in an interim report into the 23 June mishap.

  • A400M Germany - Airbus Defence & Space

    Germany's first A400M runs its engines


    ​Airbus has performed the first engine ground run with an A400M tactical transport for future operator Germany, with the milestone having being reached in accordance with a schedule to deliver the aircraft before the end of this year.

  • Tornado trio - Craig Hoyle

    Tornado could fly on into 2030s, partners say


    Europe’s Panavia Tornado will remain in use as a relevant frontline asset for more than another 10 years, according to its programme partners, even though one of its main operators does not plan to retain the type beyond the end of this decade.

  • News

    Learjet crashes after collision with Eurofighter


    ​A Eurofighter Typhoon has collided with a Bombardier Learjet operated by GFD over Olsberg, North Rhine Westphalia in Germany today. The Learjet crashed in open countryside and was totally destroyed with a crew of two on board. The German air force Typhoon has landed safely with no injuries to its ...

  • German A400M - Airbus Defence & Space

    First German A400M takes shape


    ​Airbus Defence & Space has started the final assembly of its A400M tactical transport for a fourth nation, with Germany’s lead example due for delivery in November 2014.

  • C-160

    Transall crew's error preceded head-on incursion


    Pilots of a Transall C-160 transport misunderstood a taxi clearance before lining up on a runway on which an Airbus A319 was departing in the opposite direction.