September Around the World
A NASA spacecraft chasing an asteroid, a Swiss fighter jet gone missing, North Korea’s first air show, the finding of a lost research spacecraft and the purchase of the largest aircraft in the world by China. This month 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.