Archive for January 13th, 2018

Belgium’s NH90 NFHs have defective radars

Posted in Navy on January 13th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Belgium’s Air Force has disclosed that three of the four NH90 NFH naval helicopters have defective radars that need to be fixed.

NH Industries NH90-NFH ‘RN-02’ (28002626845)
By Alan Wilson from Stilton, Peterborough, Cambs, UK (NH Industries NH90-NFH ‘RN-02’) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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T-50THs grounded after hitting turbulent weather; landed at RMAF Kuantan

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 13th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A report by Thai PBS says the two T-50THs being delivered to Thailand this week have been grounded for checks after they went into turbulent weather during the ferry flight across South China Sea.

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Russian fighters to practice operating from highway

Posted in Air Force on January 13th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Russia’s Southern Military District has started its first training exercise for 2018 at the Kuban and Rostov regional airports and a spokesperson said fighters will land on a stretch of the Rostov Region highway next week.

Su-27 on landing
By Dmitry A. Mottl (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Boeing unveils its ‘son of Blackbird’ concept

Posted in Industry, Research on January 13th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Boeing showed its concept for a Mach 5 hypersonic demonstrator at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech forum and Guy Norris of Aviation Week has the details.

SR-71A in flight near Beale AFB 1988
By TSgt. Michael Haggerty, USAF (U.S. DefenseImagery photo VIRIN: DF-ST-89-06281) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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