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Historic

HangarTalk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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“I DECIDED IMMEDIATELY TO STRIKE”

Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, was unequivocal:...

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DOWN IN THE WEEDS

The received wisdom is that the world’s air forces went to...

Heinkel He 219 restoration gets wings

The world’s only Heinkel He 219 received its long-awaited wings in mid-August.

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AEROPLANE meets KEITH SKILLING

Flying DC-3s and Bristol Freighters gave this New Zealander an...

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Military

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Analysis: Israel's 11-day air war over the Gaza Strip

In May, the Israeli Defense Forces launched an 11-day assault on the Gaza Strip as it sought to destroy the infrastructure of militant groups in the region. We examine how the war played out

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NASA retires world’s last flying S-3B Viking

NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has retired its sole Lockheed S-3B Viking, which was the last example of the type flying anywhere in the world

2nd ARS conducts final KC-10A sortie

The USAF’s 2nd Air Refueling Squadron at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, flew its final McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender sortie on June 30, closing out its operation with the tanker aircraft

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Commercial

Alaska Airlines adds to Boeing 737 MAX order

In a further boost for Boeing, Alaska Airlines has expanded its 737 MAX order

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Winter is coming

The vagaries of winter weather can play havoc with airport operations, but Norway’s Avinor has got it well covered, finds Tara Craig

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Teruel Airport photo snapshot

Before the dramatic events of 2020, Spain’s Teruel Airport handled the usual storage and scrappage of aircraft. However, with the aviation industry facing its biggest-ever challenge from the COVID-19 pandemic, unwanted airliners have been arriving for disposal at the site on an unprecedented scale, as Javier Rodríguez shows

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Flight Simulation

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Just Flight’s PA-28R Arrow III

Fsx/Prepare 3d And X-Plane Variants Compared S o, here at...

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Just flight’s de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

A flying Otter… whatever next!

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Controls for military sims

COMMS Dear PC Pilot This is a plea for help, for which...

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