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Chris Sloan travels to California to learn why this quirky desert facility is far more than an aviation retirement home
The arrival of the A400M marks a transition to a new tactical and strategic military transport capability for the Belgian Armed Forces. We visited Melsbroek for an update on the activities of the 15th Air Transport Wing
Key.Aero has the latest on the state of commercial aviation within the Central Asian country after all scheduled services were suspended earlier in the month.
Top Aces performed the first flight of its newly procured F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter (AAF) equipped with an Advanced Aggressor Mission System (AAMS) on January 19
While the JF-17 has come of age in the combat theatre, it has yet to record any major successes in the export market. We explore the development of the light fighter and how the new Block III standard could help expand the aircraft’s customer base in the coming years
In New York City in 1912, a young woman turned her head to the sky and decided it was where she wanted to be. Little did she know that this decision would cause her to become a pioneering female on the aviation industry
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Essex Amphibious Ready Group concluded joint expeditionary strike force training operations in the South China Sea on January 16, marking the first time an amphibious group had worked alongside the US Navy’s next-generation Carrier Air Wing
The first crossing of the Atlantic by a Polish pilot was the source of great national pride, not least because he achieved the feat at the controls of a Polish-built aircraft — and for Stanisław Skarżyński to have completed his journey in a machine as small as the RWD-5bis remains exceptional to this day
The first Polish attempt to fly the Atlantic took place in 1928, financed by a committee of Polish-Americans. It was to employ an Italian-built Caproni Ca 87 flying boat, converted from a Ca 73ter bomber. Flown by a Polish crew, it would make its way from Milan to Warsaw, and then to Ireland from where it would stage to Newfoundland and onward to the USA...
France's army aviation force – the Aviation Légère de l’Armée de Terre (ALAT) - is in the middle of a transition into a network-centric battle force capable of conducting digitally-aided, high-intensity combat operations in a wide variety of environments. We investigate...
The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant helicopter has successfully completed Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) mission profile tests
The Twin Otter from Aerosoft has been designed for Microsoft Flight Simulator using the latest design, system and flight model technology optimised for the platform on both Xbox and PC.
A fascinating piece from the June 11, 1964 issue of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’ which reveals the operations of PIA’s S-61 helicopters
India’s new Light Utility Helicopter is coming towards the end of an arduous design and development programme. We were granted an exclusive behind-the-scenes look...
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