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First M-346 Lavie trainer for the Israel Air Force rolls out...

The first M-346 advanced trainer for the Israeli Air & Space Force was rolled out yesterday in a ceremony held at Alenia Aermacchi’s plant...

Boeing Teams with Saab to Develop a New Trainer for the...

The trainer solution from Boeing and Saab with other potential team members will be a completely new designed aircraft The US Boeing Company and Saab...

Israel’s First M-346 Lavi Advanced Trainer Taking Shape in Italy

Alenia Aermacchi’s plant in Venegono has begun assembling Israel's first M-346 advanced jet trainer. The three major components of the first aircraft are currently...

After 3 Months of Grounding, The Master is Airborne Again

Alenia Aermacchi has restarted flight tests of the M346 military jet trainer following the grounding of the aircraft after an accident in May. The...

Alenia Aermacchi Carves A Niche For a New Jet Trainer

Alenia Aermacchi offers the M-345 as a basic-advanced lightweight fast jet trainer with Life-Cycle Costs comparable to those of heavyweight turboprops. The company claims the jet-trainer provides much better training effectiveness over turboprop powered trainers, as it offers a real jet environment and real jet handling. With its flexibility and flying qualities, in particular at high operational speed, the aircraft allows significant “downloading” of flying hours from the advanced training phase.

Airbus Military A400M successfully demonstrates flares release

Airbus Military has successfully demonstrated the release of decoy flares from the A400M new generation airlifter as part of the development of the aircraft´s...

Paris Airshow Review – Photo Report

All photos: Noam Eshel, defense-Update [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLYfDSJ6CUw?rel=0] The Russian Su-35S, making its international debut here at the Paris Airshow, stole the show with breathtaking aerobatic performance...

Paris Air Show 2013 – A Military Preview (Part I: Aircraft...

The 50th Paris Airshow presents a weeklong celebration for aviation enthusiasts. As the most important annual aerospcace business event, it attracts thousands of companies...

Second M346 Down

An Italian built M-346 jet trainer crashed yesterday on a flight over Italy. The aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi said the single pilot that flew...

Beechcraft Corp. to Protest Again on the US Air Force Decision...

Beechcraft Corporation today announced that it will formally protest to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) recent award of the Light Air Support contract to its Brazilian competitor, Embraer. “We simply don’t understand how the Air Force can justify spending over 40 percent more – over $125 million more – for what we consider to be less capable aircraft,” Bill Boisture, CEO, Beechcraft said.

USAF Determined on Super-Tucano for Afghanistan Even at Higher Cost

US based Sierra Nevada Corp. and Brazilian Embraer will deliver 20 A-29 Super Tucano turboprop powered light air support aircraft to the Afghan Afghan Air Force, under a contract worth US$427 million awarded yesterday by the USAF.

EHUD, THRUST Mature Into Multi-Level Training Systems

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has expanded its 'Ehud' Autonomous Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (AACMI) family to support Eastern fighter aircraft in addition to its Western fighter aircraft related advanced capabilities. At Aero-India 2013 the company is unveiling the EHUD pod configured in an R73 air-to-air missile enclosure, making the pod the only AACMI pod in the market, which can fit any R73 compatible aircraft.

Indian Air Force’s first Pilatus PC-7 Mk II – Face Off!

Vayu reports live from Aero India about a possible face off between the IAF, whose requirement for basic training aircraft totals 181 units, and HAL which is currently engaged in designing its HTT- 40 turboprop basic trainer against the Air Staff Requirement issued to it by the IAF.

Israel’s New Jet Trainer Could Cost More Than $60 Million per...

In July 2012 Israel has ordered 30 M346 jet trainers from the Italian company Aermacchi. At the time the procurement cost mentioned was $850 million, reflecting a flyaway cost of $28 million for 30 aircraft. The aircraft full life cycle cost is expected to almost triple this amount.
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