Archive for November 9th, 2010

Bird cage Corsair raised from Lake Michigan

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A rare F4U-1 Corsair was recovered from the bottom of Lake Michigan on Monday after lying in the bottom of the lake since 1943. A video of the recovery is in the article.

Turkey orders 9 more T129 helicopters

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Turkey has order 9 extra T129 attack helicopters that AgustaWestland must delivered by mid 2012.
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Photo link: August 1st arrival in Zhuhai

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Gallery link with 10 pictures capturing the arrival of 7 J-10 fighters from the August 1st aerobatics team in Zhuhai on Nov. 8.

UAE wants 30 new AH-64D Block III helicopters

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The U.S. Congress has been notified on a plan by UAE to buy 30 new AH-64D Block III helicopters and upgrade its existing 30 AH-64D Block II to Block III standard.

Qatar starts selection of new fighter

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Qatar has kicked start the process of replacing its Mirage 2000-5s with a new aircraft. Shortlisted candidates are: F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-15, Eurofighter, Rafale and Gripen.