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Nigerian Air Force loses Mi-35 helicopter in combat against Boko Haram

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost an Mi-35M attack helicopter in combat while providing close air support to soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists...

Lesotho Defence Force receives H125 helicopter

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The Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) Air Wing has taken delivery of an H125 light utility helicopter from Airbus Helicopters, replacing a crashed EC135. The aircraft...

Additional AW109s destined for Nigeria

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In addition to twelve new Super Tucanos from the United States, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be taking delivery of six AW109 helicopters...

Mechanical failure caused fatal Mali helicopter crash

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The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of mechanics from manufacturer Airbus to...

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

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At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported. The...

Russian Helicopters establishing MRO facility in Egypt

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Russian Helicopters is establishing a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters in Helwan, Egypt, which should be certified in...

Egypt looking to buy additional Apaches

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Egypt has requested the sale of ten Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters at an estimated cost of $1 billion. The possible Foreign Military...

Tunisian Black Hawk deliveries completed

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The United States has concluded delivery of eight UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Tunisia, which will use them for transport, medical evacuation...

Airbus Southern Africa wins South Africa’s Best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation Award

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Airbus Southern Africa has won the prestigious 2018 South African Civil Aviation Award for the best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation, in recognition of...

15 Squadron integral part of rescue technician training

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The only SA Air Force (SAAF) helicopter squadron on the east coast – 15 in Durban – recently provided airborne platforms for...

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