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USAF retires first A-10C to the boneyard, with more set to follow
After the US Congress relented in its stance on blocking the USAF’s long-standing desire to axe its fleet of A-10C Thunderbolt II close air support aircraft last year, the air arm retired the first of 21 ‘Warthogs’ that it was authorised to divest under the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act on April 5
USAF deploys more F-35As and F-15Es to Kadena Air Base
F-35A Lightning IIs from the 355th Fighter Squadron (FS) 'Fightin' Falcons' at Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska, and F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 336th FS 'Rocketeers' at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, have arrived at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, to further ensure the USAF's continued fighter presence in the region while the base's resident F-15C/D Eagles are returned to the continental US.
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 141
Welcome to the 141st Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
USAF retires first active-duty E-3B Sentry from service
Tinker Air Force Base (AFB) in Oklahoma bid farewell to its first Boeing E-3B Sentry on March 31 as the airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft was flown to Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, where it will be placed into long-term storage with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG).
What it was like to be an RAF Jaguar squadron boss
Key Aero’s Dino Carrara interviewed Air Vice-Marshal Bob Judson (ret.) about his involvement with the SEPECAT Jaguar. In this final part he reflects on his time as the officer commanding (OC) of a frontline Jaguar squadron
How leaky lavatories caused control difficulties for Delta 767
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded an investigation into an incident involving a Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300ER that suffered flight control problems following a water leak on board.
Emirates and Stansted Double Up
The Middle Eastern titan has increased its capacity from the Essex airport
Georgian Expansion for Wizz
The European low-cost carrier says it is “[solidifying] its market leader position in the country”
Preservation nation: 50 years on the UK aviation heritage scene
Aeroplane’s 50 years have coincided with the most extraordinary developments in UK aviation heritage. For our news editor, its first issue triggered an interest that’s never waned
No 8 Squadron veterans salute lost Shackleton crew
Loss of WR965 commemorated at International Bomber Command Centre
Those Stratocruiser days… and nights
Flying the British Overseas Airways Corporation’s Boeing Stratocruisers was an experience like no other in the commercial aviation world. For one of BOAC’s distinguished captains, writing in Aeroplane during 1991, the recollections flowed thick and fast
Grumman F-14 Tomcat Flight Adventure
In this flight adventure, we take a closer look at what became the primary maritime air superiority fighter of the United States Navy for over 30 years, the versatile and powerful Grumman F-14 Tomcat.
Orbx’s Memphis International Airport review
In this review, we travel to Memphis, the home of rhythm & blues and the birthplace of rock 'n' roll.
PC Pilot - Issue 145 Downloads
Online content for the May/June 2023 issue of PC Pilot.