Archive for February 11th, 2018

RMAF deploying A400M, F/A-18Ds to Exercise Pitch Black 2018

Posted in Air Force on February 11th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will be deploying the A400M and F/A-18Ds to Australia for Exercise Pitch Black later this year.

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Philippines cancels order for 16 Bell 412EPI helicopters

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the cancellation of a $233.36 million deal to buy 16 Bell 412EPI helicopters from Canada.

Bell CH-146 Griffon (412CF), Canada - Air Force AN0803920
By John Davies – CYOW Airport Watch [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Malaysia replacing MH370 civilian investigators with Air Force personnel

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Australian’s ABC News reported on Feb. 9 that Kuala Lumpur has replaced four civilian air crash investigators for MH370 with seven Royal Malaysian Air Force fighter and helicopter pilots.

268ap - Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-2H6ER; 9M-MRO@ZRH;07.12.2003 (5398092340)
By Aero Icarus from Zürich, Switzerland [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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