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FAA review sought after 737 MAX crashes

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency’s performance in the wake of...

Unmarked Gazelle helicopters spotted in Mozambique

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Unmarked Gazelle helicopters painted in military camouflage have been spotted in Mozambique, with speculation they may be used for security missions by a private...

Angola’s Bestfly receives first ATR 72

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Angola’s Bestfly aviation services company has taken delivery of its first ATR 72 turboprop aircraft from France, with the second due to arrive by...

First FAA approved beyond line of sight drone flight completed

The US Federal Aviation Administration approved the first drone flight beyond the operator’s sight line, a major advance for retailers like Amazon.com seeking to...

Egypt acquires Il-76 transports

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The Egyptian Air Force has taken delivery of two Il-76 transport aircraft acquired second hand from Jordan as it expands its strategic airlift capabilities. Photos...

Africa’s first A320neo arrives at Air Seychelles

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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has become the first airline in the Indian Ocean and African region to take...

BIRD Aerosystems providing protection systems on UN helicopters in Africa

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Israel’s Bird Aerosystems has received a contract to provide missile protection systems for United Nations’ Mi-17 helicopters operating in Africa. The company on 5 August...

Bat Hawks going to India

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Nelspruit, Mpumalanga-based Micro Aviation South Africa will export the first of 200 Bat Hawk light sport aircraft (LSA) to India in the near future. The...

Two South Africans killed in Sling 4 crash supporting Cape to Cairo flight

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A Sling light aircraft crashed in western Tanzania on Saturday, killing two South Africans supporting the U-Dream Foundation’s Cape to Cairo flight. The four-seater...

US government confirms Morocco has requested 24 Apaches

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Morocco has requested the purchase of 24 new Apache attack helicopters in a $1.5 billion deal, the US Government has revealed. In a country profile...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...