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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 138
Welcome to the 138th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
The first-ever Boeing 757’s pivotal role testing F-22 technology
Forty years after its maiden flight, the first Boeing 757 continues to earn its keep. For most of its existence the aircraft has played a significant role supporting the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter. David Willis details the career of the aircraft – unofficially dubbed the Catfish
First four ex-Slovak Air Force MiG-29s depart for Ukraine
On March 23, the first four of the 13 recently retired from active service from the Slovak Air Force have been transferred to Ukraine
RAF P-8A Poseidon works with Royal Navy warship in the Baltic Sea
A Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has been conducting exercises with HMS Mersey, a Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel
Net zero by 2040: RAF chief's ambitious plan to go green examined
Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, the RAF’s most senior officer, has steered his service through a period of great change, and his tenure as Chief of the Air Staff has not been without controversy and criticism – but nor has it been without achievement. Jon Lake reports.
QUIZ: The Ultimate Birmingham Airport quiz! (part one)
Turning our quizzing efforts closer to home this week, we present to you the Ultimate Birmingham Airport Quiz.
10 fiendishly fun questions for you to enjoy on the Second City's airport.
What sports teams do Saudia sponsor?
Saudia is the latest airline to delve into the high-profile world of sports sponsorship. Airliner World speaks to the carrier’s corporate marketing and communications advisor Ibrahim Binaquil to find out why.
AIR International May 2023
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Test pilot recounts SR-71 Blackbird's maiden flight
Warren E Thompson talked to Bob Gilliland, the man who took the awesome SR-71 Blackbird into the air for the very first time
MiGs receive attention in UK and US
Refurbishment work is under way or planned on two former Eastern Bloc jets
Inside SR-71 record flight: New York-London in under 2 hours
Major Noel F Widdifield took part in the 1974 record ‘dash’ by Blackbird spy plane from New York to London. He talked to Warren E Thompson about the experience
Soldier Bar Airstrip out now
Orbx has announced 85U Soldiers Bar for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Antwerp for MSFS released
Aerosoft has announced Antwerp International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Phoenix Sky Harbor out now
Scenery developers, BMWorld and AmSim have announced KPHX Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.