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French, Finnish and Swedish fighters conduct combat training
Armeé de l’Air (French Air Force) Dassault Mirage 2000-5Fs – current deployed to Estonia – have conducted combat training with Finnish and Swedish multi-role fighter aircraft.
RAF Typhoons train with USAF B-1B over North Sea
Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have conducted a training exercise with a USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bomber over the North Sea.
F-117s spotted over Los Angeles
US Air Force (USAF) Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk stealth ground-attack aircraft have once again been sighted flying missions - this time over Los Angeles, California, some 12 years after they were formally retired by the service.
Dynamic Manta: Hunting Subs in the Med
NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Mediterranean...
Return of the Blackjack
The Tupolev Tu-160 is the world’s largest combat aircraft and the fastest bomber in operational service, but was only built in small numbers. The Russian Air Force is modernising its existing fleet and returning the type to production, as Aviation News explains
Aviation News February 2021
Welcome to Aviation News February 2021
FedEx reveals MD-10 retirement timeline
The Memphis-based cargo giant retired its final A310 last year and has now turned its attention to the classic trijet
Big airline industry trends for 2021 – Part 2
Exclusive: In the second part of a special series, Kevin O’Toole, chief strategy officer at Cirium, tells Key.Aero about the major shifts and developments you should be watching for this year
VIDEO: F-4 Phantom pilot insights
Before moving to the SR-71 Blackbird, Colonel Richard Graham (ret’d) flew another famous aircraft type – the F-4.
Passing of Kenneth Mayhew, 104
Mayhew was one of the last known 1/Suffolk Officers to land on D-Day
Read one of the first ever Concorde flight reports
This is how the legendary Bill Gunston described his 3.5-hr flight from London to Tehran in Concorde G-BBDG back in 1976
Warrior II for X-Plane 11
Just Flight has informed us that its in-house development team has produced a new Warrior II for X-Plane 11.
Aerosoft's Mega Airport London Heathrow professional
Europe’s Busiest Airport SCENERY ADD-ON FOR PREPAR3D V.4...
Back to Basics: Stage 1 – Lesson 9
When things don’t go to plan...