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DRAKEN INTERNATIONAL VIDEO

Link to ABC News Florida Poly students love playing 'bad guys' at Lakeland aerospace company Draken International (21 August 2018)

Link to Bay News 9 News Florida Poly Interns Getting Fighter Jets Off the Ground (21 August 2018)

DRAKEN MIRAGE F1M ENGINE TEST

DRAKEN CHEETAH JETS FINISHING REGENERATION - PART I

One of many Draken Cheetah C Supersonic Radar equipped Fighter Jets, regenerated at the OEM, Denel Aviation of South Africa. Our team is comprised of professionals, many former South African Air Force personnel, dedicated to see these amazing aircraft take flight in the next few weeks!

Published April 29, 2018

RECORD-BREAKING LARGE FORCE EXERCISE SUPPORT

Draken International Completes Record-Breaking Large Force Exercise in Support of the Japanese Defense Force at White Sands Missile Range

In a first for the rapidly emerging commercial air services industry, Draken International executed a large force training exercise in support of the Japanese Defense Force at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Draken vastly exceeded all expectations with the successful deployment of 18 tactical fighter aircraft to Holloman AFB from September 9-17th. Throughout the operation, Draken flawlessly generated 170 missions to include a 16 turn 16 daily flight schedule. The aircraft included Draken’s radar-equipped Douglas A-4 Skyhawks and the debut of brand new Aero Vodochody L-159E Advanced Light Combat Aircraft (ALCA). This increase in flying volume is an industry first and is a true testament to Draken’s commitment to meeting the rapidly growing demand for credible, capable and cost-effective commercial air services.

DRAKEN OVERVIEW & AIRCRAFT

Published 2014

USAF DRAKEN INTERVIEW

Published on Jan 28, 2016
The U.S. Air Force is getting smaller, but the need for support in both combat and training is still high. This piece explains how the Air Force can save money by using private contractors like Draken International to provide adversary support aircraft while maintaining training standards at Nellis AFB, NV. Filmed in December 2015.

DRAKEN A-4 SKYHAWK AIR-TO-AIR REFUELING 

Draken brings a truly unique Tactical Tanking Capability. Utilizing Basket Probe – Buddy Stores, Draken can self tank our own A4 assets for unprecedented on station time or support other Basket Probe capable aircraft. As a stand-alone mission, Draken Tanker configured are highly cost effective alternatives for Operational Squadron currency or Training/Fleet Replacement Squadron tanking qualification requirements. Draken International owns (6) Buddy Store systems.

As the global defense and military climate changes, the need has never been greater for cost-effective and professional contract air support.

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