July Around the World
The solar aircraft that circled the globe, the NASA spacecraft on Jupiter, the algorithm that beat the best fighter pilot in the U.S, a novel aerial transport method and the hovercraft that will serve your lunch. A global point of view of this month’s events in aviation
C-130J Super Hercules
The Hercules C-130J ("Shimshon") is a tactical heavy transport plane. The Hercules C-130J belongs to Hercules series of planes and it has advanced capabilities and is designed mostly for the benefit of joint missions with ground forces
Nevatim Airbase is located in the south of Israel, and is mostly used for tactical heavy transport planes. In April 2008 a new runway, the longest in the Middle East, was opened on the base. The F-35I is expected to land in Nevatim in late 2016.