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RNLAF’s new Gulfstream G650ER arrives in the Netherlands
The Dutch Ministry of Defence accepted the delivery of Gulfstream G650ER (serial V-117) at Eindhoven Air Base on March 15
Nine killed in Black Hawk collision over Kentucky
Nine US Army personnel were killed on March 29, when two HH-60M Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopters collided in darkness at 2200hrs (local time) near Fort Campbell, Kentucky
US approves sale of refurbished AH-1W SuperCobra gunships to Bahrain
US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale of equipment and related services to refurbish 24 AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopters to Bahrain, after the nation acquired the helicopters second-hand under the US Excess Defense Articles programme
Inside Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1
On March 6, the latest iteration of the biannual Exercise Cobra Warrior (CW23-1) commenced over the skies of the United Kingdom. Ben Stanley Hall looks at the various assets involved, support equipment and mission sets as well as a chat with some of its participants
Canada eyes P-8A Poseidon as replacement for ageing Aurora fleet
Canada has announced that it intends to join its other four Five Eyes alliance partner nations in acquiring the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, with the type set to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force’s ageing Lockheed CP-140M Aurora fleet
How Ukraine International Airlines is battling for survival
The aircraft of Ukraine International Airlines have become symbols of the country’s defiance by continuing to fly in exile following Russia’s 2022 invasion. Babak Taghvaee reports
How Airbus is breathing life back into its A380 production line
The production facility responsible for the A380 is receiving a new lease of life as Airbus is set to begin building its popular A321neo at the site. Richard Schuurman visits Toulouse for Aviation News
Malaysia Airlines flight MH723 suffers in-flight emergency
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737 made an emergency landing at Jakarta/Soekarno-Hatta Airport yesterday (April 19).
Historic Aviation Quiz: The SR-71 Blackbird
With KEY.aero celebrating the still-to-this day incredible SR-71 Blackbird, we dedicate this week's Historic Aviation Quiz to Lockheed’s ‘Lady in Black’…
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The Battle of Britain's top-secret glider flights
In proving the ability of the new air defence radar network to detect a German glider-borne invasion, some of Britain’s leading ‘silent flight’ exponents were called upon to perform a series of tests — multiple record-holder Philip Wills among them
Dublin v2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator
MK-Studios has announced Dublin Airport v2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Chios for Microsoft Flight Simulator released
iniBuilds has announced Chios Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Rockhampton Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator
Developed by Rob Byrne, the package is a detailed rendition of YBRK Rockhampton Airport in Central Queensland based on photos taken on-site with crisp 15cm aerial imagery and custom ground polygons.