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From Phantoms to Fulcrums: Iran parades its airpower on Army Day
Held on April 17 or 18, Iran’s Army Day Parades have always provided the best opportunity for analysts to evaluate the readiness of the Iranian Air Force. Babak Taghvaee provides an insight to the event held since 1979
USAF B-1B Lancers return to Europe for latest Bomber Task Force mission
Four supersonic-capable Rockwell B-1B Lancer strategic bombers from the USAF’s 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, have deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, as part of a long-planned Bomber Task Force-Europe rotation in support of ongoing US European Command and NATO deterrence operations
USMC welcomes first C-40A Clipper to NAS JRB Fort Worth
The USMC welcomed its first Boeing C-40A Clipper strategic transport to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) Fort Worth in Texas on May 19; the first of two aircraft that will ultimately be operated and fielded by the Marine Forces Reserve
Malaysia pushes forward with ATR 72 MPA acquisition
The Malaysian MOD formally inked a contract with Leonardo for the acquisition of two ATR 72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft platforms during a ceremony that took place during the biennially-held Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition in Malaysia on May 25
Zimbabwe takes delivery of 18 Russian-built Ansat helicopters
The government of Zimbabwe took delivery of 18 Kazan Helicopters Ansat multi-purpose light helicopters at one time during a ceremony at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare on May 18
The Ultimate Airline Logo Quiz (Part Three)
Welcome to part three of our Ultimate Airline Logos quiz!
Do you know your Breeze from your Buzz? This week we bring you another mixture of (potentially) lesser known, unusual, and downright obscure passenger and cargo carriers, some current and others long defunct.
Best of luck!
Kai Tak from the cockpit: pilot insights and memories of iconic airport
This July marks 25 years since the closure of Hong Kong’s iconic Kai Tak Airport. To note the anniversary, Owen Zupp met retired Qantas captain Ken Sargeant to learn more about the unique operational procedures required for aviators at the facility
Airliner World July 2023
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Aeroplane meets... Meier Motors
The team behind the German warbird restoration shop with a host of outstanding, and rare, projects to its credit
Historic Aviation Quiz: Sports aircraft of the 1920s
Fueled by a need and passion to go faster, not even a worldwide economic depression could derail the development of sports aeroplanes during the 'Roaring Twenties'. But can you identify these sports ai
Spitfire returns 'home' — and makes show debut
Ex-Belgian Air Force fighter-reconnaissance ‘Spit’ takes part in Florennes commemoration and gives first airshow display at La Ferté-Alais
Philadelphia International Airport for MSFS released
Scenery developer DominicDesignTeam has announced KPHL Philadelphia International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Calgary International Airport out now
Scenery developer FSimStudios has released Calgary International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Kalamata International Airport for MSFS released
Scenery developer MXI Design has announced LGKL Kalamata International Airport in Greece is out now.