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With Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks’ hugely anticipated TV Series, 'Masters of the Air', ever closer, the United States' Eighth Air Force has been a big top of conversation this week in the FlyPast office. But how much do you know about the great warfighting organization dubbed 'The Mighty Eighth'?
Famous ‘Spotty Jag’ among recent instructional airframe departures
The US Army is moving forward with plans to reduce the size of its UH-60 Black Hawk battlefield utility helicopter fleet by approximately 7.5%. This reduction will include roughly 157 legacy UH-60A+ and UH-60L airframes, all of which are operated by the Army’s active-duty component
Canada became the latest customer to acquire the MQ-9B SkyGuardian UCAV from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) on December 19, when it agreed to purchase 11 MQ-9Bs, six ground control stations and related support equipment and services for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) at a cost of $1.87bn
As originally planned, the Croatian Air Force is set to begin retiring its aging fleet of Cold War-era MiG-21 Fishbed fighters in the coming months, with the type being replaced by a fleet of second-hand Dassault Rafale B/Cs
Two years on from receiving its first Airbus A220, Babak Taghvaee looks at how Air France prepared for its arrival and the impact it has had on the aircraft it will replace
The long-awaited tie-up between Air Nostrum and CityJet has finally been confirmed.