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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
Swiss Hornets practise low-level flying during Yorknite 2021
For the third year running, RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire is hosting the Swiss Air Force and its Exercise Yorknite, which (as its title suggests) is predominantly for night flying training.
RAF Chinook and Puma mark 90 years of joint service
A joint flight with both specially painted Chinook HC.6 (ZD984) and Puma HC.2 (XW224) helicopters took place on November 25 to celebrate the combined 90 years of service between the aircraft
Video shows moment British F-35B crashes during take-off
An extraordinary video which appears to show a British Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II crashing into the Mediterranean during take-off, has been circulating on social media
Brazilian Navy receives first naval combat H225M
Airbus helicopters has announced the delivery of the first naval combat configured Airbus H225M to the Marinha do Brasil/ Brazilian Navy on November 24
China Southern accepts pair of Airbus A319neos
China Southern Airlines became the first commercial carrier to accept the Airbus A319neo. The Guangzhou-based firm took simultaneous delivery of two, 136-seat examples, which are currently understood to be China Southern’s sole commitments for the re-engined type.
Why Florida's Miami International Airport is thriving
Chris Sloan, our man in America, examines the factors behind explosive growth at the South Florida gateway.
Want to get your hands on a super jumbo souvenir?
Here's how you can get your hands on a piece of an Airbus A380
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
Banff National Park Released
The latest destination to be released on x-plane.org is Banff National Park in Canada.
X-Plane Touches Down in Samos
Skyline Simulations has announced Samos International Airport (LGSM) for X-Plane is released.
In Development - 146 Professional for X-Plane
Just Flight has released new preview images of the 146 Professional currently in development for X-Plane 11.