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Identity revealed for joint QEAF-British Hawk unit
In a ceremony at RAF Leeming on November 24, it was announced that the QEAF-British Hawk training squadron being established at the Yorkshire base will be known as 11 Squadron (Qatar)
100 ARW receives Block 45 KC-135
The 100th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, has received its first KC-135R Block 45 Stratotanker
First Spanish Air Force A330-200 is delivered
The first of three Airbus A330-200 (local Spanish designation T-24) aircraft ordered by the Ejército del Aire (Spanish Air Force) was delivered on November 30
Poland takes over Air Policing in Lithuania
Poland has taken over responsibility for NATO's Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission from Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania
RNLAF F-16s travel to Italy for training exercise
Between November 12-26 the Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)/Royal Netherlands Air force (RNLAF) sent multiple F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons over to Gioia del Colle Air Base, Italy, for Exercise Gioia Falcon
Ukraine crisis: Where and how has airspace been closed?
After weeks of increasing tension in the region, Ukraine’s civilian airspace was officially closed this morning (February 24). Military action by Russian forces against targets across the eastern European nation sparked the move by regulators in Kyiv, who said there was a “high risk” to safety
How you can fly to John O' Groats from April
The most northerly airport on the UK mainland will soon be reconnected to the scheduled airline network - Key Aero has the story
Do you remember ANA's 737 long-haul business jet?
We learn how and why Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) swapped an order for two regular Boeing 737-700s for something far more interesting to push the envelope of premium flying
British aviation 1952-1962: a golden era and dashed hopes
Our salute to Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee begins with a unique seven-part series, tracing the story of Britain’s aeronautical industry over the seven decades of her reign — decade-by-decade, warts and all, beginning with 1952-1962
Restoration of first production Hunter completed, and it looks stunning
North Weald Heritage Aviation completed the eight-month restoration of Hawker Hunter F1 WT555 in mid-May.
AFC pilot’s views of training in the Cotswolds during WW1
An album obtained by Kevin Goss contains an Australian Flying Corps pilot’s views of training in the Cotswolds during the latter stages of World War One
Announcing SkyMaxx Pro Version 5
X-Aviation has revealed SkyMaxx Pro v5 for X-Plane 11 is due to be released imminently.
PA-28R Arrow III for Microsoft Flight Simulator
Just Flight has released new screenshots of the PA-28R Arrow III currently in development for the new Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Torp for Microsoft Flight Simulator In Development
Orbx has unveiled the next Norwegian destination from Finn Hansen and Jakub Łukaszewski - Sandefjord Torp Airport.