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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:11 pm

132 new helicopters for Russian National Air Ambulance Service

According to a report published on the Piter.tv web on 11 January 2021, the NSSA (National Air Ambulance Service JSC...

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Brazil's KC-390 in US Exercise 'Culminating'

Just over a year after its service introduction, the KC-390 Millennium of the Força Aerea Brasileira (FAB, Brazilian Air Force) partic...

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Irianian Navy helicopters

A nice photo emerged on Twitter of four Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) helicopters on board IRINS Makran (441), a rebuilt special purpose tanker.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:57 pm

The Cavour aircraft carrier will carry out F-35B STOVL (Short Take Off Vertical Landing) qualification off the U.S. East Coast. The Italian Navy Cavour aircraft carrier is about to start qualification with the new F-35B, the STOVL variant, of the Lightning II jet. The flagship of the Marina Militare (Italian Navy) is set to reach Naval Station Norfolk in mid-February to start F-35B qualifications with the U.S....

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:19 pm

Austrian Saab finds home at Flying Bulls

Hangar 7 at Salzburg aiport, home of the Flying Bulls collection, has welcomed Bundesheer (Austrian Air Force) Saab J105OË serial BJ-40. T...
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:40 pm

De Havilland to suspend production of DHC-8-400.

Leehamnews is reporting that De Havilland is set to suspend the production of the DHC-8-400 for an undefined period once it has com...

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:41 pm

The U.S. Marine Corps F-35Bs are among the combat aircraft supporting OOQ (Operation Octave Quartz) in the Horn of Africa. Octave Quartz is the name of the U.S. operation to reposition forces in Somalia to other East Africa operating locations while maintaining pressure on violent extremists and supporting partner forces. "Joint Task Force - Quartz operations support U.S. Africa Command and international efforts that promote a peaceful and stable Somalia....

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:53 am

Mali receives new Mi-35M
The Force Aérienne de la République du Mali (FARM, Mali Air Force) received a new Mi-35M in their inventory on 12 January 2021.
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