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Why the UK’s Storm Shadow missile will be a game-changer for Ukraine
The UK government announced on May 11 that it has donated an unspecified number of conventionally armed Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles to Ukraine, with the combat-proven, advanced long-range deep strike weapon believed to be the longest-range stand-off missile to be delivered to the war-torn nation since Russia launched its invasion in February 2022
Australian KC-30A conducts refuelling trials with JASDF F-15Js
The Royal Australian Air Force has completed air-to-air refuelling trials with Boeing F-15J/DJ Eagle fighters from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force for the first time
Azerbaijani Frogfoot tests Aselsan KGK-83 bomb in Turkey
A Sukhoi Su-25K Frogfoot-A close air support aircraft belonging to the Azerbaijan Air Force carried out a flight test with two 1,000lb Wing Assisted Guidance Kit (KGK) -83 precision-guided bombs from Konya Air Base, Turkey, on May 10
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 145
Welcome to the 145th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
Turkey rolls out first TF-X stealth fighter prototype
As Turkey continues to demonstrate the growing might of its domestic aerospace/defence industry, Turkish Aerospace Industries – the nation’s largest aircraft manufacturer – publicly unveiled the first prototype of its new fifth-generation stealth fighter, the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) during a ceremony in Ankara on May 1
Finnair jets go Down Under
The Helsinki-based flag carrier has agreed a long-term deal with oneworld partner Qantas
BREAKING: easyJet to open new UK base
Low-cost airline easyJet has announced it will open a new UK base.
Reversible airliner freighter conversions: the start-up revolutionising air cargo
Cristian Sutter, CEO of Avensis Aviation, sees potential where others don’t. While the airline industry was reeling from the impact of COVID-19, he was looking at ways to ensure the freighter market remained flying
‘Sally B’ to be temporarily grounded
A statement has been issued by B-17 operator Ellie Sallingboe in the wake of recent wing spar issues effecting US-based aircraft
Airfield history - Old Sarum
Now home to a trailblazing museum, Old Sarum has a rich heritage – including the foundations of battlefield support
English Electric Canberra - the last great air race
Racing between London and Christchurch was more than just sport – it was a chance to prove the Canberra’s long reach
New Norwegian destination for MSFS
OnFinal Studio has announced Kirkenes Airport Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Niagara Falls City Pack for MSFS out now
Jeppeson2001 has released Niagara Falls City Pack & Heliport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Rotate upgrades the MD-80 Pro to X-Plane 12
Aircraft developer, Rotate has released a Beta version of the MD-80 Pro for X-Plane 12.