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New images released of Su-57 production
New images of an in production United Aircraft Corporation Sukhoi Su-57 (NATO reporting name Felon) were revealed by the manufacturer after a visit by the Russian Federation defence minister.
Aircraft Report: KC-10A Extender
McDonnell Douglas’ KC-10A Extender has provided a key role in supporting US military and NATO operations for almost 40 years, but the sun is setting on this unique trijet tanker’s operational life
U-2 makes Mildenhall emergency landing
A Lockheed Martin U-2S Dragon Lady, tail number 68-10337 (c/n 059), and callsign, ‘Legit 01’, made an emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall, gliding in after engine failure on August 10.
Israel’s second F-35I squadron declared operational
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) announced that its second Lockheed Martin F-35I ‘Adir’ unit – 116th Squadron ‘Lions of the South’ – had been declared officially operational on August 6.
Boeing’s Airborne Aircraft Carrier Concept
An idea that sounds like it was created for a Hollywood movie has actually been explored by the US military on-and-off for nearly a century. Key.Aero explores Boeing’s technical investigation from the early-1970s
Aviation News April 2021
The full issue in page-turning format
Wizz Air UK reveals four-aircraft flypast plans in Wales
To mark its arrival in the country, the low-cost carrier is planning to make a big entrance
West Atlantic ATP swerved off runway after bungled crosswind landing
In strong gusty winds, the crew failed to apply the correct flying technique resulting in a runway excursion
“The cameraman had to dive out of the way of the oncoming Hurricane!”
Spitfire pilot John Preece and FlyPast contributor Peter Arnold share more memories from behind the scenes on the Battle of Britain.
Uncovered – Seafires’ success at Salerno landings in 1943
An Air Liaison Officer reveals the full extent of the Fleet Air Arm’s contribution to the Allied landings at Salerno in Italy, as detailed in the November 26, 1943 issue of The Aeroplane
Fw189 “Flying Eye” for sale
With only 846 built, the chance to own a Focke-Wulf Fw189 doesn’t come along too often, especially as this example, Werksnummer 2100 is thought to the last survivor of its kind
Aerosoft’s Douglas DC-8
A DC-8 with mid-level complexity
Torres Strait Islands
Peter Stark explores the tropics of northern Australia ...
Aeroplane Heaven’s Heinkel He 111
Aeroplane Heaven has released new exterior images of the Heinkel...