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Felon: Imposter or the Real Deal?
The Sukhoi Su-57 ‘Felon’ was originally conceived in an effort to compete against the Lockheed Martin’s F-22 and F-35. Known as the PAK-FA, its development has progressed at a relatively slow pace — but has it matured as a force to be reckoned with?
FLRAA: Modernising the Army
As part of the US Army’s large-scale recapitalisation of its aviation assets, it’s preparing to choose its next-generation medium-lift helicopter under the FLRAA programme, as Khalem Chapman reports.
AC-130Ws demonstrate ASuW role in the Middle East
In a first-of-its-kind joint exercise with the US Navy, Lockheed AC-130W Stinger IIs from the US Air Force have practiced supporting maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf, demonstrating the type’s anti-surface warfare (ASuW) role.
Black Sea Fleet naval pilots begin Ka-31R flight training
The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has started training crews to fly its new Kamov Ka-31R airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helicopter.
USAF purchases two AT-6C Wolverines
Textron Aviation Defense has announced that the US Air Force (USAF) has now officially purchased two AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft.
BA reveals Southampton summer schedule
Holiday destinations include Spain, Italy and Portugal and will begin from next May
Ten airlines we really miss
Whether it’s the livery, passenger experience or the aircraft types used, everyone has a soft spot for an airline that didn’t stand the test of time…
The Baron’s 2021 predictions
We’ve enlisted our good friend Baron Felix von Tempelhof to highlight some topics to keep on your radar for the year ahead…
Aviation museum stars in TV series
Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, is currently the focus...
Wings Over Wairarapa air show
Gavin Conroy provides stunning photographic highlights from New Zealand’s recent Wings Over Wairarapa air show...
Queen of the Skies II
The Boeing 747 started with a handshake. Following the massive success of the 707 and the rapid expansion in air travel, Pan American World Airways’ founder Juan Trippe wanted an even bigger aircraft.......
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Just Flight releases PA-28R Arrow III
The PA-28R Arrow III is a four-seat piston-engine light aircraft incorporating a retractable tricycle landing gear and constant-speed propeller – an ideal aircraft for touring and instrument training.