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Dayton, Ohio’s National Museum of the USAF has received the 2023 Air Force Heritage Award for its exhibit, A Force for Good: Department of the Air Force Humanitarian Missions
Jamie Ewan looks at the troublesome history of the Bell X-2 ‘Starbuster’, a type that seemed destined for greatness, but ended in tragedy
A remarkable pair of Luftwaffe wartime aircraft have been filmed at the bottom of a lake
The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s Air and Marine Operations branch has started scaling back its P-3B operations and has retired at least two of its radar-equipped Orions
The first of two XQ-58A Valkyrie UCAVs for the USMC successfully completed its first test flight at Eglin AFB, Florida, on October 2, closely followed by an F-16CM Fighting Falcon (88-0441/ET) from the 40th Flight Test Squadron – a component of the USAF’s 96th Test Wing – that was flying as the ‘chase’ aircraft
A report by the UK-based RUSI – commissioned by the Canadian Department of National Defence – was leaked to The Globe and Mail newspaper, revealing that its author, Professor Justin Bronk, had assessed that Canada’s CF-188A/B Hornet fighter fleet may be unable to meet its commitments, judging that it was “not credible in a NATO context against many of the higher-end mission sets”
Ampaire is busy developing its Eco Caravan, a hybrid-electric conversion of the Cessna 208, as Dr Susan Ying, SVP Global Operations, explained to Ian Harbison in the October 2023 issue of Airliner World
Created by Indie developer Matteo Veneziani, Sacramento Airport is a great place to visit and makes a fantastic addition to any North American pilot's arsenal. For airline pilots, this is a great airport, while lower, slower pilots will love the easy access to the Rockies and places like Lake Tahoe. We take a closer look at Orbx's rendition of this popular destination.