Monday Aug 25
Belgium considers buying up to 40 new fighters
Parties forming a new Belgian government after the May general elections have agreed in principle to re-equip the Belgian Air Force with a successor of the F-16.
Negotiation on for Rafale aircraft: India
The negotiation for Rafale aircraft is on, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said Tuesday.
That Bird In The Sky
India's search for a 5th Gen fighter jet is on the cusp. Will the Rafale deal come through or is it back to the bid station for an underwhelmed IAF? Foreign ministers and other senior politicians from France, Britain and the United States are descending on Delhi, ostensibly to engage with the new regime but also to talk about the Medium Multi-Role ... (more)
This Is Some Seriously Hardcore Mirage Fighter Jet Porn
With the venerable Mirage F1 light fighter finally being from French service, the last F1CRs being taken off operational duties on June 13th of this year, the Arme de l'Air appears to have commissioned a remarkable piece of footage as an homage to the nimble and durable fighter.
Airbus profit climbs 50% on orders backlog
Airbus Group NV said Wednesday its first-half net profit rose 50% as the world's second-largest maker of commercial jetliners benefited from a large backlog of orders.