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By the time the Tempest entered service many of its pilots were seasoned veterans, well up to capitalising on its superb qualities. In the December 2016 issue of FlyPast Graham Pitchfork profiled a trio of Tempest exponents
The family and friends of Thomas Castle, who lost his life in 2019, are working to ensure his name lives on to inspire young aviators and promote vintage aviation. Martin Needham learns more about the Thomas Castle Aviation Heritage Scholarship
Aerobatic competitions don’t have to be hotly contested battles to see who the most precise pilot is or who has the best G tolerance, as Martin Needham discovered at the Real Aeroplane Company’s Breighton headquarters
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
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
Having been selected to provide new turbofans for the USAF’s Boeing B-52H Stratofortress fleet, Rolls-Royce has announced that it has launched F130 engine testing at the firm’s outdoor test facility at the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, marking the first time the new powerplant has been tested in the strategic bomber’s unique dual-pod engine nacelle configuration
Great Britain is one of the best-represented corners of the world when it comes to Microsoft Flight Simulator scenery. Not only have the isles been treated to their very own world update from Asobo but Orbx has now released its second add-on in a series of ‘off airport’ scenery packs that brings hundreds of missing landmarks to the United Kingdom.