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RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started flight-trials of the Northrop Grumman AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening sensor pod on a C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transport.
ANALYSIS: First RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK
The Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 – serial ZP801 (c/n 64175/7532), named Pride of Moray – has landed on UK soil for the first time.
Poland signs for F-35A procurement
Poland has become the latest nation to go on contract for the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II – the conventional take-off and landing variant of the multirole stealth fighter.
Mach Three Masters!
Combat Aircraft Journal looks back at a series of memorable missions for the SR-71 Blackbird during the Arab-Israeli war as they collected valuable intelligence during a series of high-risk flights.
Latin Live Fire!
The Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentine Air Force, FAA) conducted a major exercise between November 10-14, at Río Gallegos.
New job for Willie Walsh revealed
Since leaving the airline group in September many have speculated what his next role will be
UK government launches testing for international arrivals
Following months of repeated pleas by the travel industry, the UK government has revealed a plan to reduce the length of travellers’ mandatory quarantine in England
How British Airways got its latest livery
The airline boasts one of the most identifiable paint schemes, but how did it come about? Key.Aero recounts the history of the flag carrier’s colours
Aviation News May 2021
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
Historic Aviation Quiz
It's that time of the week again!
MiG-1 turns 81!
When the MiG-1 first flew on April 5, 1941 it was clear that the aircraft had many deficiencies... yet 100 were still ordered, and the aircraft flew for 4 years. Why?
Gazelle out now!
For helicopter fans out there, MP Design Studio has released the Aerospatiale Gazelle SA342 for FSX and Prepar3D.
sim-wings MALAGA X
The long-awaited rendition of Malaga Airport
In this issue, Jessica takes a look at the Pro Sim: A320 cockpit...