ILA 2024 Preview

Luftwaffe H145Ms (EC 645T2) displaying at ILA Berlin. Germany has ordered 62 further machines of the upgraded EC 645T3 (Ulrich Seibicke).

ILA 2024 reflecting recent Bundeswehr procurement plans

Reporting by Johannes Schages and Ulrich Seibicke

This year's ILA venue will present all main aircraft types in use or ordered by the Bundeswehr during the last few years. These will include the F-35A, C-130J, P-8A, CH-47F as well as the more common Eurofighter, A330 MRTT, A400M, CH-53GA, NH90, Tiger, EC135 and H145 versions shown in the static and in the air. A Tornado in special colours for the 50th anniversary of the type will also take part in the static and daily flying display.

NATO partners will, in addition to those types mentioned above, exhibit examples of the AH-64E, C-17A, C-130H, KC-46A, E-3A, F-16C/D and UH-60M, while Embraer will bring the A-29 Super Tucano to ILA for the first time.