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January 28, 2023, 5:12 AM

U.S. Navy Begins Multi-Engine Trainer Replacement Program

The new T-54A twin turboprop aircraft is based on the King Air 260, and will replace the T-44C, an earlier King Air derivative.

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Beechcraft T-44C
Jan 28, 2023 - 5:12 AM
The new T-54A twin turboprop aircraft is based on the King Air 260, and will replace the T-44C, an earlier King Air derivative.
CH-53K F-35C
Jan 27, 2023 - 5:41 AM
Repositioning and retrieving aircraft is one of the tasks that the CH-53K military helicopter will perform in its operational life.
F-16 Jordan
Jan 25, 2023 - 5:28 AM
The Middle East nation's air force has operated Fighting Falcon fighters for many years, and is now refreshing the fleet with AESA-equipped aircraft.
Black Hawk helicopter sits in hangar beneath U.S. flag
Jan 20, 2023 - 9:36 PM
Sikorsky delivered its 5,000th Black Hawk Helicopter to the U.S. Army, which plans to fly the type for at least another 40 years.
Military personnel walking toward U.S. Army King Air on airport ramp
Jan 20, 2023 - 10:03 AM
The CAE Army contract is valued at $250 million through 2032, including option years, and encompasses virtual, simulation, and aircraft training.
Sikorsky Defiant X rotorcraft
Dec 28, 2022 - 8:06 PM
Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky unit is challenging Bell's win of the Army's award of the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract to Bell.
Kfir fighter jet in Colombia
Dec 24, 2022 - 6:03 AM
The French multi-role fighter has emerged as Colombia’s preferred solution to replace its aging Israeli fighters.
CH-149 Cormorant helicopter
Dec 23, 2022 - 7:18 AM
The upgrade has been planned for a decade, but initially delayed on cost grounds, and will now expand the fleet in terms of both capability and numbers.
Special mission equipped Global 6500 in flight
Dec 22, 2022 - 9:36 AM
Bombardier president and CEO Éric Martel voiced concern that the Canadian government was considering a sole-source contract with Boeing.
Austrian Goverment and Military officials in front of AW169M helicopter in hangar
Dec 21, 2022 - 11:28 AM
Austria is replacing its Alouette fleet with Leonardo AW169Ms, the first of 18 of which was delivered this morning.