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Turkey threatens to buy Russian fighter jets if U.S. clings to its F-35s in S-400 dispute

Turkey threatens to buy Russian fighter jets if U.S. clings to its F-35s in S-400 dispute

According to defensenews.com Turkish defense officials said they likely would pursue Russian fighter jet technology  If U.S. officials were to expel Turkey from the multinational group that builds the F-35 Lightning II, “We cannot afford to leave the F-35 not substituted,”. He declined to comment on the replacement options, as …

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South African Air Force Agusta A109 crashes in Centurion

South African Air Force Agusta A109 crashes in Centurion

South African Air Force Agusta A109 crashed near the R101 next to the Swartkop Golf Estate near Swartkop AFB (FASK), Centurion, after a technical malfunction.  Both pilots were seriously injured. Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said Emer-G-Med Paramedics responded to the call and found two patients had sustained serious injuries. …

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New F-21 Fighter Jet Will Give India ‘Significant Edge’ With Greater Standoff Capability: Lockheed

New F-21 Fighter Jet Will Give India 'Significant Edge' With Greater Standoff Capability: Lockheed

On February 20, 2019, Lockheed Martin Unveils New F-21 Fighter Jet at Aero India 2019 Airshow Now Lockheed Martin said and claimed that the F-21 multi-role fighter jet will give India a “significant edge” with a greater standoff capability American defence giant Lockheed Martin has said that producing it locally …

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German Air Force Global 5000 aircraft Wings HIT the Runway during emergency landing

German Air Force Global 5000 aircraft Wings HIT the Runway during emergency landing

The Global 5000 aircraft departed Berlin-Schönefeld Airport on a Functional Check Flight after having undergone heavy maintenance. The flight returned to Berlin after having suffered flight control problems having reached 21000ft. Both wing tips are said to have touched the runway. This is the terrifying moment a German government jet’s …

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Russia Completes Delivery of 24 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to China for $2.5Bln

Russia Completes Delivery of 24 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to China for $2.5Bln

China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) received the final batch of Sukhoi Su-35 ‘Flanker-E’ multirole fighter aircraft from Russia. Russia has completed the delivery of Su-35 combat aircraft to China in defiance of U.S. sanctions, Russia’s military and technical cooperation agency told state media Tuesday. Russia and China signed …

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Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander plane crashed into residential area, 6 Dead

Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander plane crashed into residential area, 6 Dead

A Britten-Norman BN-2B-27 Islander, CC-CYR crashed in a residential area of Puerto Montt, Chile, and burst into flames. The aircraft impacted a house, 400 m west of the runway at Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport. The house caught fire and both occupants were injured. NEWS Archipiélagos Servicios Aéreos (CC-CYR) Pilatus Britten-Norman …

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