Highlighting the new Civil Protection Aviation Hub for Europe

Paris Air Show, June 15, 2017 – Sécurité Civile has a large fleet of aerial firefighting fixed wing aircraft and SAR helicopters. In March 2017, the firefighting fleet was relocated from Marseille-Marignane to Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport, centralising aviation assets at the new Aerial Firefighting Training Centre and MRO facility. Tangent Link will be attending this year’s […]

ATR72MPA (P-72A) Public Debut LIMA 17

With Malaysia having a need for maritime surveillance aircraft, it was not surprising to see Leonardo’s ATR72MPA (P-72A) making its public debut at LIMA.  It is the second for the Italian Air Force’s 41 Stormo at Sigonella, Sicily. Alan Warnes

Update on Maritime Surveillance, LIMA 17

The need for a maritime surveillance aircraft has taken priority over the MRCA competition.  In the static display there was the brand new ATR-72MPA and a RAAF P-3C Orion which will become surplus when the eight P-8A Poseidons are delivered to RAAF. In the three aerospace Halls there were several companies marketing maritime surveillance platforms: […]