Malaysian Defence

SAE Gone Foreign

SHAH ALAM: Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) the maintenance provider for RMAF fleet of four A400Ms has been fully acquired by Airbus it was announced on Oct. 12, 2017. The release. Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), an MRO centre based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, partially owned by Airbus since 2011, has become […]

Malaysia - RMAF

New Aircraft in Town

SHAH ALAM: New aircraft in town. Airbus brought over a Brazilian Air Force C295 SAR aircraft to Subang this weekend to demonstrate the capability and the potential of the aircraft to Malaysian end users. Among the end user who flew on the are personnel from RMAF, RMN, Malaysia Coast Guard […]

Malaysian Defence

EC225s For Hire?

SHAH ALAM: Five EC225s for hire? On June 16 it was reported that Petronas was terminating the charter contract for five EC225 helicopters with MHS Aviation, a subsidiary of Boustead Bhd. From the Star: The 10-year contract, with an option to extend for another five years, was previously estimated to […]


Airbus A400M Photo Competition

SHAH ALAM: Airbus has launched the A400M photography competition to celebrate the airlifter’s service. The competition opened to everyone is divided into three categories – General Public, Military or Young Photographer. However, the military category is only open to UK military forces personnel. Prizes up for grab are a trip […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Fourth A400M Safely Home

SHAH ALAM: The fourth and final Airbus A400M Atlas air lifter touched down at Subang this morning, culminating a contract signed 16 years ago. Atlas M54-04 arrived following a two-day ferry flight from Seville, Spain, where the A400M Final Assembly Line is located. Although Airbus has said that the 04 […]

Malaysia - RMAF

First A400M in Seville for Upgrading

SHAH ALAM: RMAF first Airbus A400M Atlas airlifter is now in Seville, Spain, being retrofitted with new capabilities. The new capabilities will allow the aircraft to perform tactical operations with the addition of self-protection systems and equipment for parachute drops, short-runway operation and the ability to refuel other aircraft and […]

Malaysia - RMAF

A Tactical airlifter, finally

SHAH ALAM: After waiting for almost 11 years, RMAF is finally getting the A400M it had signed for back in 2005. The fourth RMAF A400M – M54-04 – will be delivered with an increased set of tactical capabilities compared to the ones already available on the previously delivered aircraft. In […]

Malaysia - RMAF

Third A400M in Subang

SHAH ALAM: Third A400M in Subang. RMAF’s third A400M air-lifter arrived at the Subang airbase this afternoon – four days after it was officially delivered to the service. The A400M – tail number M54-03 – flew some 9,100 km to get to Subang from the Airbus D&S A400M Final Assembly […]

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RMAF took delivery of third A400M

SHAH ALAM: RMAF took official delivery of its third A400M airlifter at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Seville, Spain, today (June 9, 2016) The aircraft – M54-03 – was accepted by Defence Ministry Secretary-General Datuk Seri Abdul Rahim Radzi. It is yet to be determined when the A400M […]