lets talk about the bell v 280 that has won the future long range assault aircraft competition
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Let’s Talk About The Bell V-280 That Has Won The Future Long Range Assault Aircraft Competition

The V-280 demonstrator in forward flight mode. (Photo: Bell) Bell’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor won against Sikorsky’s Defiant compound helicopter and is set to become the new utility rotorcraft of the U.S. Army. The U.S. Army has awarded the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft contract to Bell and its V-280 Valor tiltrotor. The announcement arrived on …

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B-21 Rolls Out!

The United States Air Force has unveiled the Northrup-Grumman B-21 Raider in a ceremony in Palmdale, California. The B-21 is said to be the first sixth-generation stealth bomber, leapfrogging a few fifth-generation aircraft, including the Lockheed-Martin F-22 and F-35 fighters. It’s reportedly more capable in numerous respects than any bomber in the world, though what …

ifts a deep dive into the joint italian air force leonardo training centre
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IFTS: A Deep Dive Into The Joint Italian Air Force – Leonardo Training Centre

One of the Leonardo-owned M-346s of the International Flight Training School. (Photo: Leonardo) The IFTS will train up to 80 pilots per year using dedicated infrastructures, training ranges and reserved airspace. The International Flight Training School (IFTS) has become internationally renowned, throughout its four years of operations, as one of the most advanced and state-of-the-art …

explosion hits engels 2 airbase russia reportedly damaging at least two tu 95 bombers
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Explosion Hits Engels-2 Airbase, Russia, Reportedly Damaging At Least Two Tu-95 Bombers

Screenshot from the CCTV showing the explosion in Engels-2 airbase on Dec. 5, 2022. In the box, a satellite image of Engels-2 airbase from Google Maps. According to the first reports, at least two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers were damaged in the attack. Engels-2 airbase, located in Saratov Oblast, some 400 km southeast of Moscow …

lets have a closer look at the b 21 raider stealth bomber
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Let’s Have A Closer Look At The B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber

Some of the most interesting details we have noticed in the B-21 Raider (Image credit: David Cenciotti/The Aviationist) Here’s our second analysis of the Northrop Grumman B-21 sixth generation stealth bomber. It was short, sweet and stealthy. The rollout ceremony for the new Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider was a well-produced but succinct event that hinted …

italian army takes delivery of its 60th and final uh 90a helicopter
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Italian Army Takes Delivery Of Its 60th And Final UH-90A Helicopter

Italian Army UH-90A (Image credit: NHIndustries) Italian Army’s UH-90A helicopter fleet handover complete. The Esercito Italiano took delivery of the the 60th and final UH-90A (NATO designation for the Italian Army NH90 TTH) multirole helicopter. The aircraft, assembled at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera facility, was handed over the service on Nov. 25, 2022, during an official …

ntsb calls for special operating rules for alaska air tours
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NTSB Calls For Special Operating Rules for Alaska Air Tours

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday published a letter urging the FAA to develop and implement new airspace regulations for Ketchikan, Alaska, a popular air tour area. The proposed framework of regulations would be, according to the NTSB release, “…specific to Ketchikan to require more conservative flight visibility minimums and enhanced weather training …