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Why was a USAF ‘Nuke Sniffer’ flying close to the Brazilian Coast
Was there any reason for intelligence-gathering flights to hide behind an aircraft on an already highly unusual mission? Combat Aircraft Journal examines the possible reasons for a WC-135R flight close to the Brazilian coast
What we know so far about Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1
On Monday March 6, the latest iteration of the biannual Exercise Cobra Warrior (CW23-1) will take place over the skies of the United Kingdom.
AirForces Monthly April 2023
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
Aero Vodochody delivers last L-159T1 ALCA to Iraq
Having completed an overhaul as part of an after-sales support contract, Aero Vodochody has delivered the last L-159T1 ALCA to Iraq, where it will join 11 other examples that were delivered to the Iraqi Air Force between 2015 and 2018
Behind the scenes at the final Boeing 747 delivery ceremony
After months of speculation, the last new-build Boeing 747 was delivered at the end of January. Chris Sloan travelled to Seattle to join industry legends, retired employees – and a very special celebrity guest – to mark the occasion
First Boeing 787s to be retired and stripped for spares
A pair of early-build Boeing 787s are to be retired from commercial service and dismantled for spare parts.
Gloster's Meteor F.8 - the last of its kind?
Tom Spencer outlines the service of the final Meteor day fighter – the incredibly elegant F.8...
How the Luftwaffe's deadly Condors roamed the Arctic and Polar regions
The four-engined Focke-Wulf Fw 200s were most often active over the Atlantic, to the west of France. However, the type’s long range allowed it to go much further afield
Flying Fortress makes road journey
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 44-85740 (N5017N) Aluminium Overcast has returned to its Wittman, Oshkosh home in Wisconsin by road
Nashville for Microsoft Flight Simulator released
FeelThere has announced KBNA Nashville International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Oslo Gardermoen for MSFS now available
The latest Norwegian destination from Orbx is ENGM Oslo Gardermoen Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
F-15E Strike Eagle incoming
Eagle Dynamics has announced the DCS: F-15E Strike Eagle is now available on pre-order.