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December 3, 2021, 12:09 PM

France Lands Large Emirati Rafale and Caracal Order

While the UAE awaits the outcome of its intended purchase of F-35s from the U.S., the air force has ordered 80 Rafales.

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Challenger 604 Pro Line Fusion flight deck
Dec 1, 2021 - 11:50 AM
Bombardier announced this week two simultaneous Collins Pro Line Fusion installs on the Challenger 604 at its Dallas and Hartford service centers.
Dec 1, 2021 - 10:42 AM
Launching service on October 15 with former Alitalia airplanes, ITA plans to take the first of the new Airbus jets by the end of the first quarter of 2022.
Dec 1, 2021 - 9:00 AM
United Airlines flies passengers on a Max 8 flight using 100 percent drop-in SAF.
Dec 1, 2021 - 8:00 AM
The second annual AIN Top Flight Awards honor excellence and innovation in business aviation and related fields.
Nov 30, 2021 - 3:56 PM
Pratt & Whitney and Embraer have signed an MOU calling for the use of 100 percent SAF in a E195-E2.
Hoirnet Australia
Nov 30, 2021 - 6:40 AM
After over 35 years the Boeing F/A-18A/B fighter has bowed out of RAAF service, leaving the F/A-18F Super Hornet and F-35A to provide Australia’s airpower.
VistaJet Global 7500
Nov 29, 2021 - 12:04 PM
VistaJet is forecasting that its four Bombardier Global 7500s will each log 1,400 flight hours in their first year of operations.
Nov 29, 2021 - 10:16 AM
Joramco, which claims to be the largest independent MRO in the Middle East, serves clients from India to Western Europe.
Bell Nexus eVTOL
Nov 26, 2021 - 10:10 AM
Textron confirmed that its Nexus eVTOL is a technology testbed, rather than an active program as it continues to assess its advanced air mobility options.
F-39 Gripen E
Nov 26, 2021 - 4:46 AM
Deliveries of the second-generation of the Swedish multi-role fighter will begin shortly to the Brazilian and Swedish air forces.