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In 1943, BBC correspondent Wynford Vaughan Thomas and his recording engineer Reg Pidsley survived a night-fighter encounter during a bomber raid on Berlin. Tom Allett recounts their story
In June, Britain’s Armed Forces staged a remarkable flypast to mark the King’s Birthday Parade, with participation from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Luke Bimm reflects on the preparations for this jubilant occasion
Former USAF Lt Col Bredette Thomas recalls his time with Lockheed’s ‘Lady in Black’ during the fearful days of the Cold War – a story of avoiding fighters and surface-to-air missiles, staying ahead of the Soviets, meteorites and diverts…
The F-15EX Eagle II has completed the first phase of its hybrid developmental/initial operational test and evaluation programme, otherwise known as F-15EX Integrated Test and Evaluation, with the milestone being announced shortly after the fighter concluded its participation in the USAF’s Exercise Combat Hammer
The decision to retire the RAF’s fleet of C-130J Hercules C4/C5 tactical transports earlier than originally planned has left a capability gap in air mobility tasks and special forces operations, a report by an influential group of British MPs has found
The USAF recently retired its last Pratt & Whitney TF33 turbofan-powered NC-135W Stratolifter test aircraft after more than 50 years of operational service
Air Belgium has announced that it is to close its passenger business and concentrate on cargo services and leasing aircraft to other carriers for cargo and passenger flights on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) basis.
Gordon Smith joins a special flight to Cape Town to meet some of the key players behind the project to overhaul the Dutch flag carrier’s widebody workhorse
Pilot Experience Sim has announced that Brest-Bretagne for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.