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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
Boeing 737 air tanker crash: report reveals sequence of events
A preliminary report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has outlined the events leading up to the crash of a Boeing 737 air tanker in Western Australia’s Fitzgerald River National Park earlier this year.
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…
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
Why was the Sorpe the forgotten Ruhr dam?
Albert Speer, Hitler’s armaments minister, believed the war could have been shortened had the RAF breached the Sorpe dam as it did the Möhne and Eder. Why didn’t No 617 Squadron do the deed during Operation ‘Chastise’?
Dambusters - the Lancasters that did not return
The Dams Raid is recognised as an incredible piece of airmanship, but there was a heavy price to pay. Tom Allett profiles the crews of the aircraft that failed to return
Exploring Buffalo Niagara Airport
In this review, we travel to Buffalo Niagara Airport and explore iniBuilds rendition of this popular tourist hotspot in X-Plane. So, join us as we shuffle off to Buffalo.
Carenado’s Piper PA-28 Archer II review
The Piper PA-28 Archer II cuts an iconic figure when looking at the spectrum of light aircraft. In this review, we take Carendado’s rendition of this popular general aviation trainer for a spin.
MSFS touches down in Belgium
Scenery developer, MM Simulations has released EBLG Liège Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.