France, Germany, Spain agree to continue development of FCAS combat aircraft – Berlin

BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 18 (Reuters) – France, Germany and Spain have agreed to start the next phase of development of a new fighter jet called FCAS, Europe’s largest defense project with an estimated cost of more than 100 billion euros ($103.4 billion). ), the German government said on Friday. The defense ministry said in a statement … Read more

Passenger plane crashes into Lake Victoria in Tanzania, killing 19

Plane tried to land at nearby airport – airline Rescue workers in boats rushed out to rescue trapped passengers Crash happened amid storms, heavy rain – broadcaster DAR ES SALAAM, Nov. 6 (Reuters) – At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land … Read more

Korean Air says jet overruns runway in Philippines, no injuries

Oct. 24 (Reuters) – A Korean Air Lines Co Ltd (003490.KS) jet with 173 people on board shot past the runway late Sunday at Cebu International Airport in the Philippines, the airline said, adding that there were no injuries and that all passengers had been safely evacuated. The Airbus SE (AIR.PA) A330 widebody flying from … Read more

US angers China with possible $1.1 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (Reuters) – The US State Department has approved a $1.1 billion potential sale of military equipment to Taiwan, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles, with China threatening to retaliate . The Pentagon announced the package Friday in the wake of China’s … Read more

Exclusive: Russia begins stripping jets for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug. 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are stripping jets to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad due to Western sanctions, four industry sources told to Reuters. The steps are in … Read more

China’s homegrown C919 jet nears certification as test aircraft complete tasks

The fifth prototype of China’s home-built C919 passenger jet takes off for its maiden test flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, October 24, 2019. Photo taken October 24, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SHANGHAI, July 23 (Reuters) – China’s home-grown C919 narrow-body jet designed to challenge … Read more

US and Saudi Arabia Sign 18 Energy Agreements, Other Areas

US President Joe Biden attends a bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Al Salam Royal Palace, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein REFILE-QUALITY REPEAT Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register July 16 (Reuters) – The United States and Saudi Arabia signed 18 cooperation agreements … Read more