The agency has appointed a team to "study the different possibilities for the pooled operation of a fleet of Airbus A400Ms," the future European tactical transport aircraft
acquired by different countries.
The IAF has purchased heavier transport aircraft
C- 17s from the US.
In France, the situation is similar for the country's 86 tactical transport aircraft
. According to a report by the National Assembly, the rate of availability of the C-160 Transall (53 units) is 52% and that of the C-130 Hercules (14 units) has fallen from 74% in 2005 to 48% in the first half of 2007.
Japanese and French aerospace industry groups signed an accord in France in June this year to conduct joint research on a next-generation supersonic transport aircraft
as a successor to the Concorde, which went out of service in 2003.
The new High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, known by the acronym HIMARS, can roll onto an Air Force C-130 transport aircraft
. Army Lt.
The C-40A transport aircraft
being built for the Naval Reserve by the Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., has been officially designated the Clipper.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 6 (ANI): The search operations for the Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft
, which went missing over Arunachal Pradesh, entered the fourth day on Thursday.
Embraer has announced that it was possibility of military transport aircraft
. When will the Brazilian company officially launch the full-scale development is matter for speculation, but on the other hand Embraer has so far never aired an aircraft project that failed to mature as a true development and eventually materialise into an industrial programme.
Germany's Defence Minister, Rudolf Sharping, has announced an order worth Euro 5 billion for Airbus A400M military transport aircraft
in the context of a European military air transport programme.
The Ukranian aircraft design bureau Antonov has announced that it will be producing a civilian version of its Antonov-70 military transport aircraft
in 2001, with full production expected to commence in 2002.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 5 (ANI): The search operations for the missing AN-32 transport aircraft
entered the third day on Wednesday.