Archive for July 31st, 2017

Preliminary report into crash of RMAF Hawk 108 to be out in August

Posted in Air Force on July 31st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The preliminary report into the crash of a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Hawk 108 will be ready in two to three weeks time, chief of air force Gen. Affendi Buang told reporters.

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By US PACOM [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Boeing to build three CH-47F Block II test aircraft

Posted in Army, Industry on July 31st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Army has signed a contract with Boeing for Chinook Block II test aircraft, the contract is worth $276 million.

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Graphic: Boeing
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KAI says first two T-50TH for RTAF to be delivered in November 2019

Posted in Air Force, Industry on July 31st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said on Jul. 30 that it will be delivering the first two T-50TH advanced jet trainer for the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) in November 2019.

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Source: RTAF
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An interview with the F/A-18 pilot who shot down the Syrian Su-22

Posted in Navy on July 31st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Save The Royal Navy had the opportunity to speak with LCDR Michael Tremel, the fighter pilot from VFA-87 who is credited with shooting down the Syrian Su-22 on Jun. 4. Link to the story is below.

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By Alan Wilson from Stilton, Peterborough, Cambs, UK (Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet ‘168912 / AJ-302’) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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