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Germany’s first Heron TP UAV takes flight
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced on July 26 that its first Heron TP unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for the German Air Force had completed its maiden flight in Israeli airspace.
The Need for Speed: 10 of the World's Fastest Combat Aircraft!
Key.Aero explores ten of the quickest combat aircraft to have served operationally in the last 50 years.
ATAC to provide ‘Red Air’ training at two USAF bases
On July 27, Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) announced that it had been awarded contracts to provide two USAF bases with live adversary air or ‘red air’ training.
Gripen, F/A-18, F-35 offered for Canada’s future fighter
Saab, Boeing and Lockheed Martin will do battle with each other as they seek to deliver 88 new fighters to Canada, which plans to begin replacing its ageing fleet of CF-188A/B Hornets by 2025.
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 2
Welcome to the second Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How good of a military spotter do you consider yourself to be? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!
How Asia-Pacific airlines can bounce back from COVID-19
Gordon Smith joined a roundtable discussion with Subhas Menon, director general of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) to learn how the region’s carriers can bounce back from the challenges of 2020
Airliner World April 2021: Preservation news
Germany’s last two Boeing 707s – the only 707-400s still in existence – are facing an uncertain future as their resident airports have either closed or are unwilling to continue funding maintenance of the jets.
Xian MA60: Modern Ark, classic design
Improving on the tried, tested and trusted doesn’t come without trials and tribulations, as many well-known brands have discovered (New Coke, anyone?). With that in mind, Daniel Johnston travels to Laos to sample Xian’s take on a Soviet stalwart
HIDDEN HISTORY ‘Football War’ Part 2
HIDDEN HISTORY ‘Football War’Concluding our two-part series...
Behind the scenes of the film Lancaster
The producers and directors of next year’s Lancaster talk about the creative process behind their ambitious, powerful new feature documentary work
WW2 HISTORY RN ferry pilot
William Henry Cundell Blake from building his own light aeroplane, the Blake Bluetit to reservist service with the Fleet Air Arm flying 56 different aircraft types
Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 7
Descent and landing preparation
Carenado’s F33A Bonanza
Something of a ‘Bonanza’ from Carenado
Wings Over Flanders Fields
Part 2 – Pilot career, graphics, aircraft and artificial intelligence...