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GALLERY: Incredible photos of the Italian Air Force in action
To mark the 100th year of the Italian Air Force, Key.Aero presents a selection of amazing photos showing the myriad of aircraft operated by the Aeronautica Militare.
What transport aircraft does the Italian Air Force operate?
The Italian Air Force flies several types of mobility and transport aircraft. Joe Campion breaks down the fleet
Italian Air Force and the Eurofighter F-2000A: the complete story
In Italian service, the Eurofighter F-2000A provides the backbone of its air-to-air fighting force. Joe Campion speaks to a pilot and explores the Italian Air Force's long-standing relationship with the Typhoon
What helicopters does the Italian Air Force use?
Joe Campion details the rotary contingent of the Italian Air Force
How Italy is leading the way with the F-35A in Europe
Lockheed Martin F-35A/B Lightning II operations for Italy are now a standard practice, with the country being the first European nation to operate the F-35A in 2016, achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in 2018 and looking to reach FOC in December 2023. Joe Campion explores the country’s future plans for the next-generation aircraft
Deutsche Aircraft reveals D328eco launch customer
Deutsche Aircraft has signed a deal for the delivery of five D328eco aircraft.
BREAKING: Jet2 set to open new UK base
UK leisure airline Jet2 is set to open its 11th UK base next summer.
The incredible evolution of in-flight entertainment
From its origins as a single projector playing to a handful of passengers, inflight entertainment has evolved to become a staple of our inflight experience. Alex Preston looks at how airlines have been keeping us amused over the years
Luck or judgment? How RAF Mosquitos hit the Gestapo in Aarhus
The Aarhus raid by No 140 Wing’s Mosquitos — targeting Gestapo facilities in the Danish city — was a notable strategic success and a fine feat of airmanship. But its achievements owed something to good fortune as well
Czech Mate - Biggin Hill Spitfire flies!
Following years of restoration in the expert hands of Biggin Hill’s Spitfire Factory, Czech-marked Spitfire TE517 recently flew a sortie from Duxford
How the Newark Air Museum's Monospar came home
As the Newark Air Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary, one exhibit stands out as a feat of restoration: the General Aircraft Monospar. The story of how it came back to the UK is an epic, too
New Norwegian destination for MSFS
OnFinal Studio has announced Kirkenes Airport Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Niagara Falls City Pack for MSFS out now
Jeppeson2001 has released Niagara Falls City Pack & Heliport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Rotate upgrades the MD-80 Pro to X-Plane 12
Aircraft developer, Rotate has released a Beta version of the MD-80 Pro for X-Plane 12.