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The unusual reason a Nigerian C-130 visited Cambridge
A Nigerian Air Force C-130H Hercules paid a rare visit to the UK earlier this week when it landed at Cambridge City Airport.
Nigerian Air Force Hercules pays rare UK visit
Nigerian Air Force C-130H Hercules, NAF 913, was a rare visitor to Cambridge City Airport today (April 26).
WATCH: RAF rehearse for King’s Coronation flypast
The skies above RAF Cranwell were alive with a wide variety of aircraft yesterday (April 25) conducting a practice flypast ahead of King Charles III’s coronation
US Navy completes second sea trial with CH-53K King Stallion
The US Navy revealed on April 5 that the USMC’s new heavy-lift transport helicopter, the CH-53K King Stallion, had successfully completed another sea trial while operating aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, USS Arlington (LPD-24), in the Atlantic Ocean in February
Exercise Spears of Victory: Saudi Arabia’s Red Flag
The Royal Saudi Air Force recently held its own Red Flag which saw three air powers from the Gulf Co-operation Council – GCC, as well as Greece, Pakistan, US and UK. AirForces Monthly explains
Iran Air Airbus A310 turbulence report published
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) of the Iranian Civil Aviation Authority has released its final report into the events which led to the injuries of two people onboard an Iran Air jet.
Boeing 747s return to service with Emirates
Two Queens of the Sky have been leased by the operator – the first time they’ve been used by the carrier in six years
Here's what to expect at the 2023 Paris Air Show
The global aerospace industry is preparing todescend on Le Bourget for the 2023 Paris Air Show. But with so many aircraft orders already announced, is the format still relevant? Richard Schuurman predicts the key themes for this year’s gathering
FlyPast July 2023
The full issue in page-turning format
How much of Guy Gibson’s Dambuster Lancaster survives?
FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan explores how the yoke and throttle quadrant from Guy Gibson’s Lancaster still exists, 75 years after the aeroplane was scrapped
To Hell and Back - Dambusters interviewed
None of the brave men who flew on the ‘Dams Raid’ are alive today. Tom Allett met several veterans and here remembers conversations with two of them
Exploring London Heathrow
This time, we fly to London Heathrow Airport and take a closer look at iniScene’s rendition of the primary gateway to the UK.
Just Flight’s FS Traffic review
We take a look at FS Traffic from Just Flight, a package that provides high-quality replacement aircraft models for the default AI traffic in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Hong Kong for X-Plane out now
Scenery developer, TaiModels has announced Hong Kong International Airport for X-Plane 11 and 12 is now available.