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Clement Charpentreau
Airbus to modernize German Eurofighter Typhoon simulators

The Pilot Synthetic Training System (PSTS) consortium under the industrial leadership of Airbus has been commissioned to modernize the German simulators of the Eurofighter Typhoon. The update follows an order for 90 Typhoons by the German government....


Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB
Clement Charpentreau
Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB

The first A350 of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, flew from Toulouse, France to Hamburg, Germany, to receive a transitional cabin. The aircraft will be used for transportation by German officials, hopefully putting an end to the strike of mishaps involving the country’s governmental planes....


Clement Charpentreau
Germany picks Boeing F-18 to replace aging Tornado fleet

Germany has officially confirmed to the United States that it would acquire 45 F/A-18 Super Hornets from Boeing to replace part of the Panavia Tornado fleet.  ...


Clement Charpentreau
German A400M evacuates two French coronavirus patients

An A400M Atlas transporter of the Luftwaffe was used to transport patients hospitalized in Strasbourg, France, towards Ulm, in Germany, in an effort to relieve the overcrowded hospitals of Alsace....


Clement Charpentreau
German military refuses new A400M deliveries over safety concerns

The Bundeswehr, the German military, announced it would not accept deliveries of two A400M Atlas transport aircraft due to recurring technical problems....


Clement Charpentreau
Two German Eurofighter jets collide in training, one pilot dead

Two Eurofighter EF-2000s of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, collided during a training mission. While both pilots managed to eject, one of them was found dead....


Clement Charpentreau
German government places firm order for three ACJ350 XWB

Germany placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWB and thus became the first government customer of this type of aircraft....


Clement Charpentreau
German government to buy three new Airbus A350 for €1.2 billion

The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag approved the acquisition of three new Airbus A350s on April 11, 2019, to renew the governmental fleet. They should be delivered by 2023....


Clement Charpentreau
German foreign minister stuck in Mali due to plane breakdown

Yet another incident affected the German governmental fleet: Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas was stuck in Mali due to a plane failure on March 1, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau
After mishaps series, Germany to acquire new governmental plane

After the recent failure of the plane that was supposed to take Angela Merkel to the G20 summit in Argentina, the German minister of Defense announced the decision to acquire a new governmental aircraft....