Archive for September 11th, 2017

Watch a C-5M releasing flares during Dover AFB airshow

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Compass Call equipment will port over to G550 platform

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The U.S. Air Force has gone ahead to let L-3 Communications to migrate EC-130H Compass Call equipment to the G550 Conformal Airborne Early Warning (CAEW) after Government Accountability Office last month denied Boeing and Bombardier’s protest against the move.

RSAF Gulfstream IAI G550 CAEW (Conformal Airborne Early Warning)
By Owen65 [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Newest Su-57 arrives at Zhukovsky

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The ninth Sukhoi Su-57 to be produced has arrived at the Zhukovsky Air Base, outside Moscow on Sept. 10. The jet has an unique digital-camo paint scheme. Online reports suggests it made a refueling stop in Novosibirsk while flying in from Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

PLANAF participating in joint China-Pakistan air exercise

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The annual Shaheen joint air exercise between China and Pakistan is taking place this month and the People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) is sending aircraft to participate as well.


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