First C295 with AEW&C rotodome completes maiden flight
The first Airbus Military C295 development aircraft fitted with an Airbone Early Warning sand Command (AEW&C) rotodome has successfully completed its first flight on 7th June 2011 at Airbus Military’s site in Seville (Spain).
First F-35A for USAF completes first flight
The first F-35A production aircraft that will be delivered to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, later this year took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base on Friday, May 6, with Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti at the controls.
Boeing Phantom Ray completes first flight
The Boeing Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight April 27 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
Second Sukhoi PAK-FA flies
On March 3rd the first flight of the 2nd prototype PAK-FA took place in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the plane was piloted by test pilot Sergey Bogdan.
Fourth Airbus Military A400M flies
The fourth Airbus Military A400M military airlifter, known as Grizzly 4, has made its first flight, the culmination of a highly successful 2010 which also saw the fleet of Grizzly development aircraft complete just over 1,000 hours flight-time and 300 flights.