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Desert Storm ‘Warthog’ arrives at US museum

Thunderbolt II 77-0199 on display at the museum with the F-104C...

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Nightmares

Warren E Thompson describes the exploits of US Marines nocturnal...

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Asia’s Mammoth

Noel Forsyth reports from the sprawling China Aviation Museum...

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Red-orange Hurricanes for Radar Trials

Few Hawker Hurricanes were painted as distinctively as our subject, Mk.I P2992, which flew with the RAF’s 527 Squadron. The unit was formed to carry out radar calibration flights during World War Two.

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Biggin Hill leads RAF centenary celebration flights

NEWS THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Spitfire Tr.9 MJ627 (nearest...

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Storm Shadow makes combat debut with Typhoon

An RAF-operated Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 has fired MBDA's Storm Shadow for the first time in combat, having used the air-launched cruise missile to strike a target in Iraq on March 10

US green lights German P-8A Poseidon acquisition

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, associated support services and related equipment to Germany

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 34

Welcome to the 34th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

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Maiden A350 XWB Takes Off for China Eastern

Asia/Pacific The first Airbus A350-900 for China Eastern...

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In brief

Norwegian Air Shuttle subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets has signed...

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ILYUSHIN Widebodies

Developed by Ilyushin during the early 1970s, the Il-86/Il-96...

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Core Flying Skills Partnership

Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) and Alpha Aviation Academy –...

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Ups and Downs for Ryanair

RYANAIR HAS unveiled plans to launch services from its Dublin...

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