Archive for December 6th, 2017

B-roll of Kunsan F-16s, Hill F-35s over South Korea

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Canada to announce plan to buy second-hand Hornets from Australia; scraps Super Hornet initiative

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Reuters is reporting that Canada will announce next week of its intention to buy second-hand Hornets from Australia and give up plans to buy the Super Hornet from Boeing.

RAAF Hornet Zhu-7
By Duan Zhu [GFDL, GFDL, CC BY-SA 3.0 or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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PAK FA flies with new engine

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The turbofan engine designed specifically for the Sukhoi PAK FA fighter has made its first flight on the stealth jet on Dec. 5.


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T-6A operational pause at Vance AFB lifted

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The 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base has lifted the operational pause of the T-6A. Students and instructors are back flying on Dec. 5.

Raytheon T-6 Texan II (317851183)
By Cory W. Watts from Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America (Raytheon T-6 Texan II) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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