Archive for August 10th, 2017

China is overall champion for Aviadarts 2017; Su-35 beats J-10B

Posted in Air Force on August 10th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

China announced that it was the overall champion for Aviadarts 2017. Both sides were tied in number of wins for eight categories.

Открытие лётной программы международного конкурса «Авиадартс» АрМИ-2017 (полигон Тайпинчуань, КНР) (12)
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PAF shopping for deployment requirements for FA-50PH

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The Philippine Air Force has posted a bid bulletin on the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System for for the acquisition of materials and equipment needed for the deployment of FA-50PHs fighting insurgents in Marawi City.

FA-50PH
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Maiden flight of Indonesian Aerospace N-219 imminent

Posted in Industry on August 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Maiden flight of Indonesian Aerospace N-219 imminent

The Indonesian Aerospace N-219 twin-engine transport is close to making its first flight. The derivative of CASA C-212 was observed making high-speed runs with nose wheel lifted.

USN F-5N crashes, pilot promptly rescued by USCG

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A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin came to the rescue of a U.S. Navy Reserve F-5N pilot off the coast of Florida on Aug. 9 after he ejected while on a training mission.