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Boeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers

EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 30, 2023 — The USAF has awarded Boeing a $2.3 billion contract for the ninth production lot of 15 KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, expanding its fleet of the world’s most advanced multi-mission aerial refueler. To date, 128 Boeing KC-46A Pegasus are on contract with the U.S. Air Force, with 68 delivered and operationally deployed Leer másBoeing awarded USAF contract for 15 KC-46A tankers[…]

Airbus Inmarsa­t-6 F2 satellite arr­ives in Florida for launch

Toulouse, 30 January 2023 – The second Airbus-built Inmarsat-6 geostationary telecommunications satellite (I-6 F2) has arrived on board an Airbus Beluga at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ready for its launch in February. The second satellite of the Inmarsat-6 generation is based on Airbus’ ultra-reliable Eurostar E3000 spacecraft and will be the 58th Eurostar E3000 Leer másAirbus Inmarsa­t-6 F2 satellite arr­ives in Florida for launch[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T and Wrangell SAR rescue man in Steamer Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescue an 85-year-old overdue boater Friday on a beach in Steamer Bay, after a Wrangell Search-and-Rescue crew located the man. A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew from Air Station Sitka landed on the beach approximately 20 nautical miles southwest of Wrangell, picked up the man, then Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T and Wrangell SAR rescue man in Steamer Bay[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T crew rescue man near Cloverdale, OR

Astoria Ore. – A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man Wednesday, who was reportedly experiencing a medical emergency aboard a boat near Cloverdale.  Watchstanders at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at approximately 2 p.m. of a 56-year-old man who was fainting aboard a 16-foot aluminum boat adrift in the Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T crew rescue man near Cloverdale, OR[…]

Leonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft

Rome/Bordes, 26/01/2023 – Leonardo and Safran Helicopter Engines have joined forces to further enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of the next generation AW09 single-engine helicopter with the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft. The Leonardo Helicopters AW09 will feature the 1,000 shp class of power Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K, the newest generation of the Arriel family. Leer másLeonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft[…]

CBP-AMO seizes 1 ton of cocaine in Southeastern Puerto Rico

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Mon, 01/23/2023 — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) agents seized Friday more than 1 ton (specifically 2262 pounds, 1026 kilos) of cocaine from a vessel attempting to reach the coast of Humacao, Puerto Rico. The estimated street value of the contraband is $23.5 million. “This is the second Leer másCBP-AMO seizes 1 ton of cocaine in Southeastern Puerto Rico[…]

Netherlands Coastguard AW189 crew rescue 2 sailors in one night

A Bristow AW189 helicopter aircrew from Netherlands Coastguard rescue two sailors in different missions during the same night, on January 15. During the early hours of January 15, the Netherlands Coastguard mobilized on-call aircrew to respond to the emergency call of a man overboard about 3.5 nautical miles offshore. The AW189 helicopter aircrew took off Leer másNetherlands Coastguard AW189 crew rescue 2 sailors in one night[…]

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