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Military

Sikorsky receives second VH-92A production contract

The US Navy has contracted Sikorsky – a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin – to produce and deliver six VH-92A helicopters for the US Marine Corps (USMC) under the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (PHRP).

tlmNexus to support UK Poseidon programme

UK-based defence technology company, tlmNexus, has announced it will be supporting the RAF’s P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet under the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD’s) Airworthiness Issue Management System (AIMS) contract.

LONGBOW to sustain Apache Fire Control Radars

The US Army has awarded the LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LBL) a five-year contract to sustain the AN/APG-78 Fire Control Radar (FCR) on AH-64D/E attack helicopters.

Safran provides FCAS engine details

French-based engine manufacturer, Safran, has released details about the powerplant that will be employed by the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, FCAS).

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Japanese Sub-Hunter

Designed from the start as a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft, Kawasaki’s P-1 boasts longer range than the Boeing P-8, has more weapons hardpoints, more operators and features a tail-mounted magnetic anomaly detector. Marcin Przeworski investigates.

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Commercial

Who has become the world’s first all-A220 airline?

The adopted Airbus aircraft is now the sole type used by one European operator

The fight for FLIGHT

AUSTRALIAN AIRPORTSChris Frame speaks with James Goodwin, the...

Food waste trials now underway at Santiago

The CoFood app will help tackle airport food waste. Vinci AirportsChile’s...

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Historic

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BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT

DATAFILE Chipmunk WP903 (c/n C1-0770) was built at Hawarden...

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A SPECIAL CHIPMUNK

DATAFILE Number 11 was initially test-flown at Downsview...

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How the end came for the Junkers Ju 52

The Junkers Ju 52/3m had formed the backbone of the Deutsche Lufthansa fleet since 1932. When war broke out, the German flag-carrier had to put itself at the disposal of the Reich, but despite the loss of many aircraft it still operated a reduced network with the tri-motors at its core — until, in 1945, the end became inevitable...

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Flight Simulation

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MilViz's T-50 Bobcat

Milviz brings the ‘Bamboo Bomber’ to FSX

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The lands of 50mph fog

Aleutian Islands flight adventure FLIGHT ADVENTURE ...

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Getting Started

To mark the redesign of PC Pilot, we took the opportunity to explain to newcomers what they will need to get into the world of flight simulation....

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