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Military

Germany commits to buying more than 30 F-35A Lightning IIs

The Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) announced it will procure a total of 35 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth generation fighter aircraft after its budget committee approved the close to €10bn purchase on December 14

USAF reveals planned location for AT-802U Formal Training Unit

Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma has been selected by Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall as the sole candidate location for the AT-802U Sky Warden Total Force Integration Formal Training Unit

USAF B-52 conducts first operational ARRW hypersonic missile test launch

A USAF-operated Boeing B-52H Stratofortress has successfully released the first All-Up-Round AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) during an operational test off the coast of Southern California on December 9

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Fuelling NATO's Firepower: Tankers flock to Lanzarote for EART 2022

French, Italian and Canadian tanker aircraft gathered in Lanzarote to take part in the European Air Refuelling Training exercise. AirForces Monthly reports

Latvia receives first UH-60M Black Hawks

The Latvian Air Force received its first two Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters on December 11, when they arrived at Lielvārde Air Base in Rembate Parish, Ogre, via a US Air Force-operated Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

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Commercial

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Airbus A380: down but not out?

In our monthly check-in with the Cirium team, we examine the ups and downs of the Airbus A380 programme

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The huge hurdle that could delay Airbus making a hydrogen airliner

Airbus has provided an important progress check in its ambitious bid to develop hydrogen-powered aircraft, as Richard Schuurman reports from Toulouse

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Airliner World February 2023

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Historic

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How Hawker Hurricanes defended the vital port of Aden

The story of a small unit defending the vital port of Aden was told by Andrew Thomas in the October 2014 issue of FlyPast

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Catapults and carriers: How the Hurricane was made into the Sea Hurricane

Launched by rocket-powered catapult from ships without flight decks, and later flying from escort carriers, the Sea Hurricane and its pilots fought with incredible distinction, as Paul E Eden explained in the March 2014 issue of Aviation News

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Hit or miss? Why the US Eighth Air Force failed in one of its main ambitions

The contribution to Allied victory in Europe by the Eighth Air Force’s heavy bombers was considerable, but its campaign didn’t evolve in the way its commanders had imagined

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Flight Simulation

iFly 737 MAX development update

The development team of iFly has released a YouTube video and preview images of the upcoming 737 MAX for Prepar3D v5, showcasing the 3D modelling and animations of the aircraft.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport released

The latest German destination from Aerosoft is Airport Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

FlightControlReplay v5 out now

FlightControlReplay (FCR) developer, Fabio Merlo has announced FCR version 5 for Microsoft Flight Simulator and Prepar3D v5 has been released.

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Now in its 30th year, this popular event always features a stunning display of aircraft-related collectable items, on dozens of stalls and is a must for aviation enthusiasts.

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This is the opportunity for New Zealand’s top aerobatic pilots to battle it out in the Wairarapa skies for the honour and glory (if not huge prize money!) of being the “Champion of Champions”.