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Beechcraft Defense Company LLCA delivered four Beechcraft T-6D trainers to the US military. These aircraft are part of the aircraft training program primary seal (JPATS), and will be stationed at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The T6D is gradually replacing the Beechcraft T-34 currently in service.

© Pilatus Aircraft - Pilatus PC-21 trainer. In flight with the Patrouille de France Alpha Jets, which it will gradually replace in the years to come.

© RAAF - In Australian service for thirty years, the AP-3C Orion (photo) will be gradually removed from the RAAF inventory and replaced by the P-8A Poseidon and MQ-4C Triton.

Moscow, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has ordered two aircraft Ilyushin Il-96-400TZ refueling. These devices represent the new generation tanker for the Air Force. Russia seems to adopt a common philosophy to the West by converting a civilian aircraft widebody line into a military tanker aircraft. The new aircraft will initially complement the existing fleet of twenty aircraft type Ilyushin Il-20 tanker 78 "Midas". Eventually, the new device will gradually replace the current fleet.

UK finished updating first seven AgustaWestland HC3 / 3A Merlin configuration to IHC3. These helicopters of the Royal Air Force to be transferred to the Royal Navy.Will gradually replace current Westland HC.4 Commando (known by Navy/Marines as "Junglies) by spring 2016 in the Royal Navy.

DAYTON, Ohio -- Douglas A-1E Skyraider at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo). The Douglas A-1 Skyraider played an important part in the Southeast Asia War. Its ability to carry an immense amount of weapons and stay over the battlefield for extended periods of time made it a powerful weapon. This aircraft provided close air support to ground forces, attacked enemy supply lines, and protected helicopters rescuing airmen downed in enemy territory…

The first of 22 Bae Hawk Mk165 Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) for Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) made ​​its maiden flight.ZB101 performed series of flight tests at Warton and will be delivered to RSAF in 2016.RSAF operates 24 Hawk Mk65 received in 1987 & 16 Hawk Mk65A from 1997.MK165 Hawks equipped with digital cockpit close to those that of Airbus Eurofighter "Typhoon II" & Boeing F-15S "Eagle" on which student pilots will graduate to. Mk165 AJT will gradually replace current Mk65 & Mk65A.

The first Boeing P-8A "Poseidon" maritime patrol for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) made its maiden flight this week. This type should gradually replace the current fleet of 15 Lockheed P-3C "Orion" whose average age reaches 33 years. Australia has finalized its order for eight aircraft patrol the Boeing P-8A "Poseidon" in January this year. Australia also has 4 additional equipment options. The contract is for $ 4 billion. 8 P-8A will be delivered in two batches of four aircraft.

A U.S. Marine F-4B Phantom II of fighter-attack squadron VMFA-314, the Black Knights, flying over South Vietnam in September 1968.

Russia plans to build nearly two hundred fourth generation Sukhoi Su-34 "Fullback" attack bombers, of which 16 will be delivered to the Russian Air Force in 2015. Su-34 "Fullbacks" are gradually replacing Su-24 "Fencer". Their mass production is only part of the program to modernize 70% of Russian arms by 2020.