Archive for April 4th, 2013

China released names of pilots killed in Su-27UBK crash

Posted in Air Force on April 4th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on China released names of pilots killed in Su-27UBK crash

China’s Ministry of National Defense has released the names of two Su-27UBK pilots killed in a crash on Mar. 31 in Shandong.
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F-15SA will have its flight envelope re-certified

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 4th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on F-15SA will have its flight envelope re-certified

With its new fly-by-wire flight control systems and weapons stations one and nine activated, the Boeing F-15SA will have to get its flight envelope re-certified again.

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A-10 fires its first APKWS II

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An A-10 from the 40th Flight Test Squadron has fired the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II laser-guided rocket for the first time.
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DSCA: 60 F-35As or 60 F-15SE for South Korea

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 4th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on DSCA: 60 F-35As or 60 F-15SE for South Korea

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential sale of 60 F-35As or same number of F-15SEs to South Korea.
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High resolution photo of J-20’s side missile launch rail

Posted in Industry on April 4th, 2013 by alert5 – 2 Comments

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