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US relaxes rules to export more aerial drones

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The Trump administration will reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations to allow US defense contractors to sell more drones to allies,...

First Egyptian Su-35s spotted

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The first three Su-35 fighter jets for Egypt’s air force have been seen flying in Russia, months after it emerged production had started at...

GE wins contract to supply Moroccan Apache engines

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General Electric Aviation will supply T700 turboshaft engines for Morocco’s 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, which it ordered in June this year. Morocco will acquire...

Boeing slashes jet output, eyes factory shake-up as COVID-19 hammers sales

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Boeing Co slashed production of its biggest twin-engined jets, delayed its new 777X by up to a year and began sunsetting the iconic 747 as...

COVID-19 brings uncertainty to SA airlines’ future

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COVID-19 shut down almost all industries in South Africa when the country was under the level five lockdown. Now, under level three lockdown, approaching...

Drones assisting healthcare take to African skies

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Reaching remote locations for a blood sample or delivering a vaccine in the centre of a vast lake, thick jungle or a rural village...

South African Airways rescue plan ready bar the funding, say administrators

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A rescue plan for South African Airways (SAA) is ready and can be implemented once funding for the restructuring is found, the state-owned airline’s...

Global airlines less hopeful on COVID-19 recovery

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Global airlines cut their coronavirus recovery forecast on Tuesday, saying it would take until 2024 - a year longer than previously expected - for...

ATAC Mirage F1s ready to start US Air Force adversary training

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) will soon start flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount...

Lake Kivu Challenge highlights Africa’s need for drones

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The use of drones is on the rise in Africa, from delivering blood in Ghana to monitoring property in South Africa. Drones, or unmanned...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...