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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 71
Welcome to the 71st Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
RAF to carry out ACE deployment in Outer Hebrides
Commencing November 29, the RAF will deploy both aircraft and personnel to Stornoway Airport on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, for a training exercise to develop the Agile Combat Employment (ACE) concept
Croatia formally signs for Rafale acquisition
After selecting the Dassault Rafale F3-R as the winner of its Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft programme, the Croatian government has officially signed an acquisition agreement with its French counterpart and will become the third European nation to equip itself with the type
Gripen E deliveries to Brazil and Sweden begin
Saab has begun deliveries of the series production Gripen E with hand-over of the first six aircraft, comprising four to the Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB – Brazilian Air Force) and two to the Swedish Air Force.
Six more US Special Ops MH-47Gs ordered
Boeing has been awarded a contract to supply an additional six MH-47G helicopters by US Special Operations Command.
Retro planespotting at Nairobi in the 1970s
Bob O'Brien gives us a treat as he delves into his extensive collection to share some of the best snaps of Nairobi’s Embakasi Airport – better known today as Jomo Kenyatta International – the main gateway to Kenya’s capital and surrounding country, taken during the 1970s.
Heading 'Down Under' to Broome Airport
While Broome International Airport is often viewed as the gateway to a tropical retreat, it also plays a critical role serving the local community and industry. Chris Frame chats with the site’s CEO, Paul McSweeney, about the airport’s latest struggles and successes.
QUIZ: UK Runway Roulette
If there's ever been a week when you want to know how much of a crosswind you have, this has probably been it... So here's an opportunity to make sure you know your 'zero eights' from your zero nine rights'
Combat veteran Spitfire fires up
Supermarine Spitfire FRXIVe RM927/G-SXIV was having its Rolls-Royce Griffon 65 engine tested at Sywell in mid-May, with a first flight expected soon thereafter.
'I moved to the US with $2500 and a Reno air racing dream': Thom Richard's incredible story
He left Sweden for the States as a 17-year-old, and literally fulfilled his dreams by flying air racers and warbirds
American Bristol F.2b Fighter returns to the air
Bristol F.2b Fighter reproduction ‘F4717’ made its first flight in around 40 years recently from Old Rhinebeck aerodrome, near New York.
Sydney for Microsoft Flight Simulator Out Now
FlyTampa has released Sydney Kingsford Smith (YSSY) Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Canary Islands for X-Plane
Orbx has announced TrueEarth EU Canary Islands for X-Plane 11 is out now.
Eagle Dynamics' DCS: A-10C II Tank Killer
This summer we learned that a major upgrade to the A-10C would be released this winter. Strap into your titanium bathtub and let’s take a look at what Eagle Dynamics has brought us!