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AIR International April 2023
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IN PICTURES: Highlights from Exercise Cobra Warrior Week 1
As the first week of Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 draws to a close, weather has disrupted proceedings as today’s mission (March 10) was cancelled due to snowy weather. However, when the skies cleared some of the participating air forces took the opportunity to conduct their own training sorties
KAI unveils first FA-50 for Polish Air Force
Korea Aerospace Industries has published images of the first FA-50 Fighting Eagle light combat aircraft to be rolled out sporting the colours of the Polish Air Force, which is set to receive 48 examples of the type in the near future
Joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit to continue at RAF Coningsby
The joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit, No 12 Squadron, is to continue operating in its current guise at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, for another two years following the extension of the current contract
British and German Typhoons to begin integrated NATO Baltic Air Policing missions
In a first for a NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission, both the RAF and Luftwaffe (German Air Force) will conduct joint, integrated Air Policing missions over the Baltic region from Ämari Air Base (AB) in Estonia
CPK – an ambitious Polish mobility project
By 2028 this new airport in the centre of Central and Eastern Europe is expected to have an annual capacity of 40 million passengers. Mikołaj Wild, president of Centralny Port Komunikacyjny, will discuss the project’s progress at Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam.
Airline cabin crew: your step-by-step career guide
Practicality, personality and perseverance are key attributes for those wishing to join an airline as a flight attendant
Two Virgin Atlantic aircraft go tech stranding passengers for 30+ hours
A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to divert into Barcelona yesterday (March 8) after suffering an engine malfunction, but this was just the start of a long nightmare for the passengers onboard.
Historic Aviation Quiz - Experimental types of the 1950s
Can you identify these experimental types from across the 1950s?
How's the Duxford Firefly restoration going?
Latest workshop update on return to flight of naval classic
How to fly the world's oldest airworthy seaplane
Caproni Ca 100 I-ABOU has returned to the water of Lake Como, and the skies, after a three-year overhaul. But what’s this utterly delightful machine like to fly and operate?
Christchurch for MSFS out now
NZA Simulations has released Christchurch Airport or Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Bf 108 Taifun for Microsoft Flight Simulator released
iniBuilds has announced the Messerschmitt Bf 108 Typhoon for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Caribou touches down in Microsoft Flight Simulator
The Microsoft Flight Simulator development team has released the eighth aircraft in the Local Legends Series, the de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou.