News Archive 2009
|Headlines and summaries of
available news stories from 2009.
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|01 Oct||Italian Air Force 4° Stormo Eurofighters Reach 10,000 Flight Hours |
On Tuesday 29 September 2009, the Italian Air Force 4° Stormo celebrated reaching the historical milestone of 10,000 flight hours with the Eurofighter Typhoon. Based in Grosseto, in central Italy, the 4° Stormo was the first Italian Air Force wing to receive the Typhoon in 2004.
|22 Jun||IAI Delivers First Batch of Kfir Fighter Jets to the Colombian Air Force |
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is delivering the first batch of upgraded Kfir fighter jets to the Colombian Air Force in a ceremony held at IAI's facilities in Israel.
|13 Mar||United Arab Emirates Selects M-346 Master |
The United Arab Emirates government announced on February 25 at IDEX 2009 (International Defence Exhibition & Conference) in Abu Dhabi that it had begun negotiations for the acquisition of 48 Alenia Aermacchi M-346 "Master" advanced lead-in fighter trainer aircraft.
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