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EA-18G Growler: 21st Century Electronic Attack
Air International details the Boeing EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft and its Next-Gen Jammer, as Mark Ayton considers what lies ahead for this sophisticated node in the modern battlespace.
Ivory Coast takes delivery of two Mi-8Ps
The Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) has taken delivery of a pair of second-hand Mil Mi-8P Hip medium-lift transport helicopters.
Felon: Imposter or the Real Deal?
The Sukhoi Su-57 ‘Felon’ was originally conceived in an effort to compete against the Lockheed Martin’s F-22 and F-35. Known as the PAK-FA, its development has progressed at a relatively slow pace — but has it matured as a force to be reckoned with?
FLRAA: Modernising the Army
As part of the US Army’s large-scale recapitalisation of its aviation assets, it’s preparing to choose its next-generation medium-lift helicopter under the FLRAA programme, as Khalem Chapman reports.
AC-130Ws demonstrate ASuW role in the Middle East
In a first-of-its-kind joint exercise with the US Navy, Lockheed AC-130W Stinger IIs from the US Air Force have practiced supporting maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf, demonstrating the type’s anti-surface warfare (ASuW) role.
How one airline changed the way all airliners take-off
In a bid to find cost savings, bosses at one carrier in the 1970s stumbled upon a revolutionary idea that would alter the way most future commercial jet aircraft would take to the sky
Virgin sells two 787s for a surprisingly small sum, here’s why
In a bid to raise cash to help it through its COVID-19 recovery, the Crawley-based carrier has agreed to the sale of a pair of Dreamliners
BA reveals Southampton summer schedule
Holiday destinations include Spain, Italy and Portugal and will begin from next May
GAF Jindivik moving from Bristol to Newark
Newark Air Museum in Nottinghamshire is due to take ownership...
Lost over the moors
I enjoyed the excellent Classics feature by Malcolm V Lowe on...
Skymaster anniversary marked in the Netherlands
Two Cessna Skymasters were brought together on February 28 to...
The Capital of the Tyrol
ORBX INNSBRUCK (LOWI) Scenery add-on for FSX, FSX: Steam...
Jessica Bannister-Pearce breaks down her cockpit building marathon...
Queen of the Skies II
The Boeing 747 started with a handshake. Following the massive success of the 707 and the rapid expansion in air travel, Pan American World Airways’ founder Juan Trippe wanted an even bigger aircraft.......