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The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust is launching a ‘Blade of Honour’ project
In 1943, BBC correspondent Wynford Vaughan Thomas and his recording engineer Reg Pidsley survived a night-fighter encounter during a bomber raid on Berlin. Tom Allett recounts their story
In June, Britain’s Armed Forces staged a remarkable flypast to mark the King’s Birthday Parade, with participation from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Luke Bimm reflects on the preparations for this jubilant occasion
Three Westland Gazelle AH1s from No 665 Squadron – a component of the Army Air Corps’ 5 Regiment and the British Army’s last frontline Gazelle unit – completed the type’s final operational flight from Joint Helicopter Command Flying Station Aldergrove in Northern Ireland on October 23
On October 11, a specially instrumented US Navy-operated F-35B Lightning II (168314/‘68’) landed aboard HMS Prince of Wales (R09) – the second of the Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers – thereby kicking off Developmental Test Phase 3 sea trials with the type on the warship
After an initial entry into service ceremony was held at Embraer’s facility in Gavião Peixoto, Brazil, on October 16; the first C-390 Millennium for the Portuguese Air Force arrived at Beja Air Base, Portugal, at approximately 1630hrs (local time) on October 19
With a booming population and economy, plus heavy investment, could India’s aviation sector be on course for global domination? The experts at Cirium take a closer look
A Ural Airlines Airbus A320 made an emergency landing in a field in Siberia this morning (September 12) while operating a domestic service between Sochi and Omsk.
We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part, they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.
Vietnam Airlines has announced an order for 737 MAX aircraft to expand its single-aisle fleet.
Developed by FlyLogic, the scenery is an up-to-date and frame rate friendly rendition of Samedan Airport in Switzerland, sporting high-resolution PBR textures and realistic buildings with interior modelling.
MK-Studios has announced Kangerlussuaq Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is released.