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Nigeria to receive JF-17 fighter jets in November

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will take delivery of its JF-17 Thunder fighter jets in November this year, and A-29 Super Tucano turboprops in...

Kenya officially takes new C-27J Spartans into service

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The Kenya Air Force (KAF) on 14 February commissioned into service its two new C-27J Spartan transport aircraft acquired from Italy’s Leonardo in a...

US Air Forces flies B-52 over Somalia on East African mission

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The US Air Force has flown one of its B-52 Stratofortress bombers off the coast of East Africa on a training mission, with the...

Senegal close to acquiring another CN235 from Indonesia

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Senegal’s Air Force is close to acquiring another CN235 transport aircraft from Indonesian Aerospace, after having acquired several from the Asian manufacturer. A representative from...

“Blended wing” aircraft unveiled

Airbus has unveiled a curvaceous aircraft design that blends wing and body, designed to cut carbon emissions by 20%. The European aircraft manufacturer has...

Coronavirus impacts Singapore Airshow

Organisers scrambled to shore up the Singapore Airshow, which is going ahead under health and economic concerns after dozens of exhibitors pulled out of...

Official request for cost of Ramaphosa Rugby World Cup flight acknowledged by DoD

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Maintaining there was minimal security risk when President Cyril Ramaphosa flew to Japan in November for the Rugby World Cup, a Democratic Alliance (DA)...

Denel progressing with exit of aerostructures business

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Denel has said it is making good progress with the process of exiting its aerostructures manufacturing business and is attempting to limit resulting job...

Kenyan C-27Js delivered

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The Kenya Air Force has received its first two C-27J Spartan transport aircraft from Italy’s Leonardo, with a third still to be delivered. The two...

Singapore airshow hurt by coronavirus withdrawals

Aerospace companies including business jet manufacturers Textron and General Dynamics Gulfstream division no longer planned to attend the Singapore Airshow due to the coronavirus...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...