22 April 2024

Demilitarizing combat aircraft for civilian use

Discover the technical and regulatory process of converting combat aircraft for civilian use, with concrete examples and detailed explanations. The conversion of combat aircraft to civilian use, or demilitarization, involves multiple technical and regulatory adjustments, in order to reassign these aircraft to non-military purposes. This may include decommissioned fighters or older models […]
3 September 2012

Aircraft spotlight: The Aermacchi M-346 jet fighter

The Alenia Aermacchi M-346 is a jet fighter trainer developed by a joint venture company between Yakovklev and Aermacchi. The project began in 1993 when Aermacchi signed a joint venture with Yakovlev who developed the training aircraft of the Russian army in 1991. The result of this cooperation as the MB-339 but […]