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NEWS IN BRIEF

MORE HELOS FOR MORAYVIA Two contrasting ex-UK military helicopters...

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Q&A

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question, or...

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The unforgettable ‘Connie’

TRIBUTE ‘Connie’ Edwards With the passing in west Texas...

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INSIGHTS

The wartime German jet engines offered a step forward over piston...

Fairey treasure trove emerges from Solent

The Barracuda’s recovered Rolls-Royce Merlin engine being examined...

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RAF Shadow R1 Fleet to be upgraded and increased

The RAF’s fleet of six modified Beechcraft King Air 350CER Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) platforms known as the Shadow R1 is to be increased and upgraded after a £110m contract is awarded to Raytheon UK on November 3

First operational test mission for the F-15EX

Full, large scale operational tests with the US Air Force’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs recently got underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing at Nellis announced on October 22 that the new type’s first-ever operational test missions were being undertaken at Nellis from October 18-25, paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es

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Ageing RCAF CF-188A/B Hornets engaged in busy EAP deployment

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF’s) fleet of ageing CF-188A/B Hornets have been kept busy during ongoing Enhanced Air Policing operations based out of Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base in Constanta, Romania, alongside colleagues from the Forțele Aeriene Române/Romanian Air Force (RoAF)

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Spitfire Returns from Middle East Tour

Following a tour of the Middle East, Spitfire XIX PM651 has returned...

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Gulfstream G650 Record-Breaking Bizjet

Rod Simpson examines Gulfstream Aerospace’s G650 and G650ER,...

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New 737 Issue Arises

Boeing has informed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that certain 737 Next-Generation aircraft and 737 MAX leading-edge slat tracks may have been improperly manufactured. As a result, these may not meet regulatory requirements for strength and durability.

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Horten HX-2 at Friedrichshafen

The pusher-prop Horten HX-2 is inspired by German wartime flying...

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P&M Aviation Ceases Business

British microlight manufacturer P&M Aviation has announced that...

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Flight Simulation

Manchester out now

Aerosoft has released this highly detailed expansion for FSX,...

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VERTIGO Extra 300 SC

Vertigo Designs Take on the Extra 300SC in X-Plane

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NORTHERN GERMANY

Preparing to depart Berlin’s Tegel airport in our special PC...

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