Top News on Avalon

  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut


    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.


  • Other News for Avalon

  • Royal Flying Doctor Service exercises PC-24 launch customer option


    The Central Operations section of Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has exercised a launch customer option...


  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability


    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early...


  • AVALON: Global Hawk makes first visit to show


    Northrop Grumman has a high-profile presence at this year’s Avalon event near Melbourne, with the highlight being the...


  • News Listings for Avalon

  • Royal Flying Doctor Service exercises PC-24 launch customer option

    News | 11 Mar 2015 10:50 | Emma Kelly

    The Central Operations section of Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has exercised a launch customer option to secure one medically-equipped Pilatus PC-24 for delivery in 2017/18. It also has an option on a second of the in-development light business jets, for delivery in 2018/19.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Royal-Flying-Doctor-Service-exercises-PC-24-launch-customer-option-410016/
  • Avolon comfortable with Indian and Russian exposures

    News | 03 Mar 2015 17:04 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Irish lessor Avolon has declared itself "comfortable" with the level of its exposures to the markets in India and Russia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avolon-comfortable-with-Indian-and-Russian-exposures-409687/
  • Australia ups interest in Norway's Joint Strike Missile

    News | 01 Mar 2015 20:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Australian and Norwegian defence ministries have strengthened their relationship on the latter’s in-development Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile, boosting the chances of Canberra acquiring the weapon for its future fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-ups-interest-in-Norways-Joint-Strike-Missile-409590/
  • Thales to develop Australia’s OneSky ATM system

    News | 27 Feb 2015 03:32 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Thales Australia has been confirmed as the winner of tender to develop a single air traffic management system that will unify the separate systems used by the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-to-develop-Australias-OneSky-ATM-system-409524/
  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut

    News | 26 Feb 2015 01:10 | Greg Waldron

    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-A330-MRTT-makes-strong-combat-debut-409463/
  • AVALON: Northrop assessing software to boost Triton's sensor performance

    News | 26 Feb 2015 00:59 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman is assessing software for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system that could radically improve target acquisition and tracking by the aircraft's electro-optical/infrared sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Northrop-assessing-software-to-boost-Tritons-sensor-performance-409462/