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Raptor Resurrected: USAF F-22A involved in 2018 mishap returns to flight
Five years after a failed take-off at NAS Fallon in Nevada left F-22A Raptor (serial 07-146) – assigned to the USAF’s 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska – in a critical condition, the fifth-generation air superiority fighter has returned to the skies after a lengthy restoration and rebuilding process
Combat Aircraft Journal July 2023
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Severe weather forces USAF tankers to vacate McConnell AFB
The USAF’s 22nd ARW at McConnell AFB, Kansas, was forced to relocate its tanker fleet – which comprises a number of KC-46A Pegasus and KC-135R/T Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft – out of state on May 11 due to a severe weather system that was scheduled to strike their home base later that day
New York ARNG UH-60Ms return from Kuwait deployment
The New York Army National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment, ended its ten-month mission to the Middle East when a transition of authority ceremony was held at Camp Buehring in Kuwait on May 6
Ukraine restores ex-North Macedonian Su-25 to help fight Russia
Images of Ukrainian-operated Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot ground attack jets carrying two fuel tanks and four five-tube B-13L rocket pods that appeared on social media on May 10 have confirmed that Ukraine has managed to restore at least one of the four Su-25s that North Macedonia donated to Kyiv in 2022 to an airworthy, combat-capable condition
JetBlue and American Airlines partnership under fire
US majors ordered to withdraw from Northeast Alliance
New narrowbodies for Royal Jordanian
Amman-based flag carrier is set to overhaul its regional aircraft fleet
The Ultimate Airline Logo Quiz (part one)
In the past, we’ve given you quizzes on aircraft types, airlines, and airports. But now for something a little different.
We present to you 10 images, all of them the logo of an airline of yesteryear.
How well do you know your defunct airlines?
The People's Mosquito: what's the latest?
Airbus support announced as airframe build makes progress
How the Luftwaffe rescued downed airmen in the North African desert — from both sides
Many aircrews in the North African theatre had call to be thankful for the daring exploits of the Wüstennotstaffel, the Luftwaffe’s dedicated desert rescue unit
Veteran Hercules set for museum display
A Lockheed Hercules has been carefully reassembled for display in Spain
Singapore for Prepar3D released
Scenery developer, imaginesim has announced WSSS Singapore V2023 for Prepar3D v5 is now available.
Marseille Airport for X-Plane released
Aerosoft has announced Marseille Airport XP for X-Plane 12 is out now.
Aerosoft releases Bad Endorf-Jolling Airfield for MSFS
Developed by FlightSim Studio, the latest airport in the series of small German Airfields is Bad Endorf-Jolling Airport in Bavaria.