Military Trainers & Light Attack http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/42001/more en U.S. Air Force Still Has No Idea Why T-6 Pilots Are Getting Sick http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-still-has-no-idea-why-t-6-pilots-are-getting-sick <div class="node-body article-body">Aircrew are still reporting dangerous, unexplained physiological episodes in the cockpit. And the service still has no idea why.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-still-has-no-idea-why-t-6-pilots-are-getting-sick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-still-has-no-idea-why-t-6-pilots-are-getting-sick#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Tue, 08 May 2018 08:25:00 +0000 1789121 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force India To Continue Light Trainer Purchases http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/india-continue-light-trainer-purchases <div class="node-body article-body">A recent fatal accident is not likely to stop a follow-on order for up to 100 aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/india-continue-light-trainer-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/india-continue-light-trainer-purchases#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:05:00 +0000 1765561 at http://aviationweek.com Pipistrel Momentum Builds For U.S. Air Force Light Attack Buy http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/momentum-builds-us-air-force-light-attack-buy <div class="node-body article-body">Support for a low-cost, light attack aircraft to fight terrorists is the strongest it has ever been. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/momentum-builds-us-air-force-light-attack-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/momentum-builds-us-air-force-light-attack-buy#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:02:00 +0000 1763821 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Aviation TacAir Revives Jordan’s Tigers For ADAIR Contracts http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/tacair-revives-jordan-s-tigers-adair-contracts <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial companies are importing dozens of F1s, F-5s and F-16s to meet the Pentagon’s growing demand for aerial combat training services. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/tacair-revives-jordan-s-tigers-adair-contracts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/tacair-revives-jordan-s-tigers-adair-contracts#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1758271 at http://aviationweek.com James Drew/Aviation Week Draken International - Training The Tip Of The Spear http://aviationweek.com/blog/draken-international-training-tip-spear <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week went behind the scenes recently at Draken International, based in Lakeland, Florida, owner of the world's largest private fighter fleet.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/draken-international-training-tip-spear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/draken-international-training-tip-spear#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Blog Defense Ares Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:34:00 +0000 1753551 at http://aviationweek.com <p>A McDonnell-Douglas A-4C Skyhawk and a MiG-21C &#39;Fishbed&#39; sit outside Draken&#39;s HQ at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport.</p> Will USAF Actually Buy A Light Attack Aircraft This Time? http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time <div class="field-byline"> Lara Seligman </div> <div class="field-deck"> The U.S. Air Force does not have the best track record of putting procurement dollars toward light attack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A decision to put dollars toward procuring a light attack fleet is far from certain, and the Air Force does not have a good track record of following through on this particular issue. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-usaf-actually-buy-light-attack-aircraft-time#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Blog Defense North America Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:21:00 +0000 1746501 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Reveals T-X Cockpit Layout http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout <div class="node-body article-body">The company this week released the first images of its T-X cockpit, revealing a 21st century knobless and switchless touchscreen large-area display.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/boeing-reveals-t-x-cockpit-layout#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:26:00 +0000 1744411 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Boeing released this image of its BTX next-generation trainer proposal on Jan. 30:&nbsp;Boeing&nbsp;</p> 10 Contenders For Light-Attack/ISR Missions http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions <div class="node-body gallery-body">A wide range of aircraft are pursuing the perceived market for affordable light-attack/surveillance platforms for use in counterinsurgency and other low-threat operations.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/10-contenders-light-attackisr-missions#comments Galleries Aerospace 2018 Military Trainers & Light Attack Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense A&D Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1726591 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Grounds T-6 Trainers After Hypoxia-Like Events http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events <div class="node-body article-body">The USAF has grounded the Beechcraft T-6 Texan II training aircraft at Vance AFB after five pilots reported physiological episodes with hypoxia-like symptoms.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/usaf-grounds-t-6-trainers-after-hypoxia-events#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Defense Defense Top Stories Operations Top Story - Home AWIN North America Wed, 29 Nov 2017 21:21:00 +0000 1719261 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;">L3 Communications crew chief Blake Dryden monitors T-6 components as airmen prepare to taxi at Vance AFB, Oklahoma, on Aug. 28: David Poe</span></p> For T-X, U.S. Air Force Seeks Safer New Ejection Seat http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Air Force seeks state-of-the-art escape system for T-X trainer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The service’s new trainer will feature a next-generation ejection seat designed to improve safety for student pilots.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/military-trainers-light-attack/t-x-us-air-force-seeks-safer-new-ejection-seat#comments Military Trainers & Light Attack Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Defense AWST North America Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1705591 at http://aviationweek.com Martin-Baker