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U.S. Coast Guard receives first of its C-27J Spartans

The U.S. Coast Guard has taken delivery of its first C-27J Spartan transport aircraft, which will go through modification to a maritime patrol/transport aircraft for the service, writes… 48 more words

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Air Force turned $500 million of aircraft into $32,000 worth of scrap metal -- WTF?

Click to enlarge — In case you wondered what just one Air Force boneyard looks like?

A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it decided to destroy 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afgan air force and…

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Aviation Photos from Hunter AAF; 16/17 September 2014

Savannah – Just before noon today, there were number of fixed wing aircraft in the pattern at Hunter AAF so I decided to go find a spot and do a bit of aviation photography.   290 more words


Esterline CMC Electronics of Montreal Selected To Provide Flight Management System For Worldwide C-27J Spartan Fleet

Esterline has released this:

Montreal, Canada – Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has selected Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) to provide the flight management system (FMS) for its worldwide C-27J Spartan fleet and for Team Spartan’s offering for the upcoming FWSAR (Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Replacement) Program. 787 more words

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First MC-27J Spartan Makes Maiden Flight

Jane’s is reporting that the first fully configured Alenia Aermacchi MC-27J Spartan gunship has made its maiden flight from the company’s Turin Test Flight Centre, 128 more words

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U.S. Coast Guard And Special Operations Command Will Receive C-27Js

By Claudette Roulo
American Forces Press Service
(Department of Defense public affairs)

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp said yesterday he’s “delighted” to receive 14 of the 21 brand-new C-27J Spartan medium-range aircraft that were consigned to the boneyard by Air Force budget cuts. 590 more words

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Italy Must Decide on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

by Dr. Stephen Bryen***

Italy must decide whether to stay in the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) program.  The F-35 is America’s newest fighter aircraft and it is going to be a vital defense asset globally.   698 more words

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