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JSTARS recapitalisation to end

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Ffirst transtlantic fflight for MQ-9 SkyGuardian

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Backing the Boom

One Australian outback airport became a vital lifeline for the...

Brazil’s Gripens and KC-390s

The first of 36 Saab JAS 39E Gripen ighters for the Força Aerea...

F-15X: another American X-plane?

UNITED STATES THE US Air Force has not bought any new-production...

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Fit for the Queen

The revamped passenger terminal at Greater Moncton, the gateway...

F/A-18 upgrades

An F/A-18 Super Hornet flies over USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75)...

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What is involved with operating the ER-2 aircraft NASA uses for...

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1,000 Not Out

EASYJET HAS reached a key milestone with the launch of its 1,000th...

Air Force One

Boeing was awarded a $3.9 billion contract to design, modify,...

Draken’s Supersonic aggressors

Draken International based in Lakeland, Florida has acquired...

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Auckland Pier Completed

AUCKLAND AIRPORT has completed its international terminal’s...

Aramco to acquire AW139s

Leonardo claims the AW139 is the market-leading intermediate...

A380 enters lease market

Hi Fly’s first Airbus A380, 9H-MIP (msn 6), repainted into...

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Adelaide Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Upgrades

NEWS REST OF THE WORLD Photo Adelaide Airport PLANS FOR...

1,000th ATR 72

ATR ATR HAS delivered the 1,000th ATR 72 aircraft to the low-cost...

MD-82’s new home

This 27-year-old McDonnell Douglas MD-82, OY-RUT (c/n 49902),...

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Seven Up for Emirates

NEWS EMIRATES EMIRATES HAS launched a daily service from...

Mach 2 for Unity

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity broke Mach 2 and set a...

African commercial cargo fflights

Cargo services provider Astral Aviation plans to become Africa’s...

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Luxembourg Looking to the Future

The wealthy nation’s gateway punches well above its weight...

Orders bonanza

The trend for singleaisle aircraft to dominate new commercial...

Italy’s international flight training school

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Running with the Bulls

Sebastian Schmitz travels to Pamplona to find out how the city’s...


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