Tagged: Military transport aircraft

Belgian Air Force buys seven Airbus A400M

Seville, 22 December 2020 – The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to the customer at the A400M Final Assembly...

Republic of Mali buys Airbus C295 airlifter

Getafe, 02 December 2020 – The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Mali has placed a firm order for an additional Airbus C295 airlifter in the transport configuration. This second aircraft, to be delivered...

US Navy orders six Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 28, 2020 — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) will build six additional production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new contract for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will further support the U.S. Marine Corps in its...

Canada takes delivery of first Airbus C295 aircraft

Ottawa, 25 September 2020 – The first Airbus C295 aircraft, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement (FWSAR) project, has arrived at...

Boeing MH-47G Block II Chinook by SOCOM

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] is delivering new technologies and performance improvements to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the Block II Chinook helicopter. Boeing’s Philadelphia team recently delivered the first MH-47G...

Airbus A400M RIAT

Last year at RIAT 2019 (Royal International Air Tattoo), we interviewed two of the four-strong flight crew of our A400M aircraft, flying throughout the weekend. Pilots: Eduardo Curiel Tormo and Geri Krähenbühl sat with...

Japan: Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey

CAMP KISARAZU, Japan, July 14, 2020— Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey to Camp Kisarazu in Japan on July 10. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of...

Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopter

Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) started serial production of Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopters for civilian customers. Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant made the first rotorcraft which is ready to start operation. Mi-8AMT helicopter in...

Airbus A400M by Royal Malaysian Air Force

Airbus’ A400M is flourishing as a key logistical asset for the Royal Malaysian Air Force, bringing next-generation technology to a broad range of missions since the first delivery in 2015. The Royal Malaysian Air...

Airbus A400M by Spanish Air Force

As more and more Airbus A400Ms join the Spanish Air Force’s fleet of aircraft, this military service is working to expand the capabilities of its next-generation airlifter while further increasing mission diversity. The A400M...