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French/US Navy’s hold cross-deck interoperability exercises
The US Navy’s Nimitz-class USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the Marine Nationale’s (French Navy’s) FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) aircraft carriers have held cross-deck interoperability exercises.
Germany funds for C-130J missile approach warning system
The Budget Committee of the Deutschen Bundestages (the legislative arm of the German Parliament) has invested in equipping its future C-130J Super Hercules fleet with missile approach warning systems (MAWS).
Australia to sell Hornets to aggressor contractor
The Australian government has announced that it will sell up to 46 of its retired legacy F/A-18A/B Hornets to ‘Red Air’ combat training company, Air USA.
ANALYSIS: FARA in Focus
Khalem Chapman provides detailed insight into each contender in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft – Competitive Prototype (FARA-CP) programme before the US Army narrows its selection down to just two concepts.
Germany approves Tornado HUD upgrade
The Budget Committee of the Deutschen Bundestages (the legislative arm of the German Parliament) has invested in digitising the head-up display (HUD) of the Luftwaffe’s (German Air Force’s) Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR fleet.
Airbus at 50: Exclusive interview with one of its first-ever employees
On the 50th anniversary of the founding of Airbus Industrie, Key.Aero speaks to Barbara Kracht, one of the company’s first employees, to find out what it was like to work for the pan-European giant
AirBaltic bids farewell to the Boeing 737
The world’s first all-Airbus A220 operator has finally handed over its last remaining 737
Loganair launches 15-minute flight from Edinburgh to Glasgow
The Scottish carrier says the route isn’t just a novel way of cutting rush hour traffic on the M8, but that its origins have a more sensible justification
Above and Beyond
Graham Pitchfork outlines the career of the Royal Air Force’s...
Days of Thunder
Star letterVulcan XH588 in 1992, during its days with the RAF...
Dauntless return to flight project begins in US
Restoration Scene“News and narrative on the latest heritage...
Wired2Fire SIM X-15
The Need for speed Wired2Fire has built the Sim X-15 to...
Just Flight HS 748 PROPLINER
Just Flight and Aeroplane Heaven have released another British...
Just Flight 20
Just Flight celebrates 20 years in the flight sim industry ...