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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
A Typhoon pilot perspective on Spears of Victory
AFM gained an exclusive viewpoint from No 6 Sqn pilot, Flt Lt Matthews, as he returned from Saudi Arabia after taking part in the multi-national exercise, Spears of Victory.
AFSOC has retired its last MC-130H Combat Talon II
The USAF’s sole remaining Lockheed MC-130H Combat Talon II departed its home base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, for the last time on April 2, when it was flown to Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, where it will be placed in long-term storage in the famous Boneyard with the 309th AMARG
Australia enhances Air Force, Navy integration in Tasman Shield 23
Exercise Tasman Shield – a major training event that tested the ability of the Royal Australian Air Force and Royal Australian Navy to work together on integrated missions – concluded off the east coast of Australia on April 3
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 142
Welcome to the 142nd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
Examining the commercial aero engine market (part one)
Today’s commercial aero engine market has been shaped by a small group of manufacturers whose powerplants have accumulated billions of flight hours. In the first of a two-part report, Tom Batchelor surveys the state of play within this often overlooked sector
The Ultimate King’s Coronation Aviation Quiz!
This weekend sees the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as king and queen of the United Kingdom, so what better way to celebrate than with a rather regal aviation quiz! Let’s see how much you know…
Air India is about to be radically transformed, here's how
In our monthly check-in with the Cirium team, we examine how India’s national carrier is about to embark on a period of radical transformation
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
MSFS touches down in Belgium
Scenery developer, MM Simulations has released EBLG Liège Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
PMDG 737-900 and 900ER reviewed
The 737-900 is the last iteration of the popular baby Boeing from PMDG. We take a closer look at this long-range single-aisle airliner for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Back to Basics – 4 Lesson 7
Having successfully completed a simple VOR approach, in this lesson, we take it a level higher while introducing a nifty invention from Australia – the DME.