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UAC delivers modernised Tu-160s to Russia

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has returned a pair of recently upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M1 Blackjack supersonic-capable strategic missile carriers to the Russian Ministry of Defence

Chinese Y-20A delivers aid in first overseas mission

A Xi’an Aircraft Industry Group Y-20A, belonging to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has delivered medical supplies to Pakistan, marking the type’s first operational overseas mission.

US Navy receives final Block II Super Hornet

Boeing Defense has delivered the final Block II variant of its F/A-18E Super Hornet multirole fighter to the US Navy.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails on Training Mission

The Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier will undergo several weeks of training and assessment with the staff of Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) to ensure the UK can deliver on its commitment to have a Carrier Strike Group ready to deploy from the end of this year.

RAF Typhoons return to Lithuania

Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) No 6 Squadron have arrived in Lithuania to support NATO’s ongoing Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission.

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A view to thrill: glaciers galore!

A scenic flight amid spectacular scenery is an adventure in itself – add a landing on an active glacier into the mix and you've the ultimate aviation adrenaline rush. Andreas Rohde travels to Alaska to join Talkeetna Air Taxi in the Arctic wonderland of Denali National Park

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Vaccines: A shot in the arm for airlines?

Vaccines are like buses; you wait twelve months then three come along all at once. However, with a potential 7.6bn people queuing up for a jab, commercial aviation is facing the single biggest logistical undertaking in its history as Tom Batchelor discovers in the first of a special two-part insight

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Return of the MAX - onboard a special 737 MAX flight

It has taken 20 challenging months for the 737 MAX to be recertificated, but it will take Boeing far longer to repair its broken trust. Chris Sloan steps on board a special 737 MAX flight – the first in the US since March 2019 – to examine whether the manufacturer has turned a corner

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Historic

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We Salute You

Lt Col Mel Corley DFC – flew Mustangs in Korea and later F-104s,...

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THE ODD ONES

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RAAF celebrates 100th birthday

With New South Wales having lifted Covid restrictions, warbird celebrations could thankfully resume!

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Flight Simulation

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Pilot2ATC

More than just an ATC program UTILITY ADD-ON FOR FSX, PREPAR3D...

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Back to Basics - Stage 1, Lesson 8

We are now getting to the business...

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Quality Wings Ultimate 787 Collection

The Electric Jet AIRCRAFT ADD-ON FOR FSX AND FSX: STEAM...

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