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Boeing finds flaws in fuselage of some Dreamliners; eight aircraft affected

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Boeing Co said on Friday that some airlines operating its 787 Dreamliners have removed eight jets from service after the planemaker identified two distinct manufacturing...

Tripoli forces hit eastern Libyan cargo plane near capital

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An eastern Libyan military plane was hit on Sunday by forces allied to the internationally recognised government near the capital Tripoli, both sides said. The...

Tanzania protests aircraft impoundment

Tanzania summoned Canada’s envoy to protest after an aircraft set to be delivered to state-owned Air Tanzania was impounded in a land compensation dispute,...

Antonov’s An-178 lands first export order in Peru

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Ukraine’s state-owned defence conglomerate Ukroboronprom has won a tender to supply the An-178 aircraft to Peru.   The contract to replace the Peruvian police’s single Antonov...

Algerian military aircraft crashes

An Algerian military aircraft crashed while a training flight, killing two people, the defence ministry said. The Russian SU 24 aircraft crashed on Wednesday in...

Radical experimental plane with no moving parts wows scientists

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Some 115 years after the first powered flight, scientists have developed a radical new approach toward flying in the form of a...

“Critical maintenance events” impact on SAAF maritime patrol capabilities

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Aircraft used by the SA Air Force (SAAF) for the maritime patrol tasking are not only in short supply - they are...

Russia’s Rostec says aiming for aviation independence amid sanctions

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Russia wants to achieve full independence in its ability to develop civil aircraft in order to avoid being "pushed around" by dominant...

Drop charges against senior Rwandan officials – French prosecutor

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A French prosecutor recommended dropping charges against eight senior Rwandan officials, including the defence minister, being investigated over the death of President...

South Sudan plane crash claims at least 19 lives

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At least 19 people died in South Sudan when a small aircraft carrying passengers from Juba to Yirol crashed, an official said....

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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...