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Argentine Air Force receives sixth IA-63 Pampa III
The Argentine defence ministry has announced that the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (FAA, Argentine Air Force) has received its sixth IA-63 Pampa III advanced jet trainer/light attack aircraft.
War Games at Khotilovo
Combat Aircraft Journal gained exclusive access to recent exercises hosted by the 790th IAP, a fighter regiment of the Russian Aerospace Forces’ 6th Air and Air Defense Army, stationed at Khotilovo, northeast of Moscow, which saw the first public appearance of the new R-77-1 active radar-guided missile.
Army Wildcats support UK's COVID-19 efforts
The British Army Air Corps has deployed three Leonardo Helicopters AW159 Wildcat AH1s to support the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Luftwaffe A350 in service colours
The first Luftwaffe Airbus A350-941CJ VIP transport, now wearing its full paint scheme, departs Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, Germany, on its return to the Airbus facility at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, France, on March 20.
'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!
Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.
How much do Airbus’ aircraft cost brand-new?
Here’s how much cash you’ll need if you want to own a brand-new example
JetBlue accepts its first Airbus A220
To round off a very difficult year, the American carrier received good news in the form of its debut A220
Six airlines you should watch in 2021
Now that 2020 is squarely in the rear-view mirror, Key.Aero examines which airlines you should keep an eye on this year
First Flight of the North American F-100 Super Sabre
On the anniversary of the first flight of ‘The Hun’, we consider whether the pros outweighed the cons
Fascinating report on the B-47 Stratojet from 1951
A detailed review of the massive Boeing bomber programme from The Aeroplane, 70 years ago
The Edgar Percival story
The enigmatic Edgar Wikner Percival was a war veteran, test pilot and aircraft-maker, who designed, built and tested the sleekest of interwar light aircraft...
Flight simulator: welcome to a new era
After months of discussion, Orbx has announced its first venture...
DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX
Air Combat: Part 1 TUTORIAL “After two steep circling...
Flight Sim Q&A
You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! ...