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AFSOC has retired its last MC-130H Combat Talon II
The USAF’s sole remaining Lockheed MC-130H Combat Talon II departed its home base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, for the last time on April 2, when it was flown to Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, where it will be placed in long-term storage in the famous Boneyard with the 309th AMARG
Australia enhances Air Force, Navy integration in Tasman Shield 23
Exercise Tasman Shield – a major training event that tested the ability of the Royal Australian Air Force and Royal Australian Navy to work together on integrated missions – concluded off the east coast of Australia on April 3
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 142
Welcome to the 142nd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
USAF reveals next F-35A, F-15EX base locations
The USAF has revealed its preferred locations for hosting the next Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II and Boeing F-15EX Eagle II units, marking a major boost for the US Air National Guard and the air arm’s plan to modernise its fighter force
Boeing P-8A: Which countries fly the Poseidon?
Boeing continues to seek customers for its P-8 multi-mission maritime aircraft. However, international sales have already accounted for 30% of the purchases. Tom Kaminski concludes his two-part look at the Poseidon
The Ultimate King’s Coronation Aviation Quiz!
This weekend sees the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as king and queen of the United Kingdom, so what better way to celebrate than with a rather regal aviation quiz! Let’s see how much you know…
Air India is about to be radically transformed, here's how
In our monthly check-in with the Cirium team, we examine how India’s national carrier is about to embark on a period of radical transformation
Dassault thinks big: what next for the Falcon family?
The Dassault Falcon family has long been renowned for its elegance, matching performance with style. Now the company is looking to capitalise on that heritage with its most spacious jets yet, as James Ronayne explains
Aircraft restoration the Australian way: Inside HARS
The Historic Aircraft Restoration Society has one of Australia’s biggest collections of airworthy historic aeroplanes. Chris Frame spoke to founder, president and chief pilot, Bob De La Hunty
Argentinian museum completes Skyhawk project
The National Aeronautics Museum of Argentina (MNA) in Morón, Buenos Aires, unveiled Douglas A-4C Skyhawk C-322 on April 15
What's the magic of La Ferté Alais' great airshow?
An homage to La Ferté-Alais, France’s most enduring and atmospheric vintage aircraft airshow, as it gears up for its 50th edition
Exploring Buffalo Niagara Airport
In this review, we travel to Buffalo Niagara Airport and explore iniBuilds rendition of this popular tourist hotspot in X-Plane. So, join us as we shuffle off to Buffalo.
Carenado’s Piper PA-28 Archer II review
The Piper PA-28 Archer II cuts an iconic figure when looking at the spectrum of light aircraft. In this review, we take Carendado’s rendition of this popular general aviation trainer for a spin.
MSFS touches down in Belgium
Scenery developer, MM Simulations has released EBLG Liège Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.