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Nuclear B-52s: Doomsday bombers

Tom Kaminski

The B-52 was designed to deliver nuclear strikes...

Tom Kaminski
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Bandeirante: Embraer’s first aircraft

João Paulo Moralez

The Bandeirante helped establish Embraer as a leading aircraft manufacturer...

João Paulo Moralez
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EA-18G Growler: 21st Century Electronic Attack

Mark Ayton

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.

Mark Ayton

Ivory Coast takes delivery of two Mi-8Ps

Khalem Chapman

The Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) has taken delivery of a pair of second-hand Mil Mi-8P Hip medium-lift transport helicopters.

Khalem Chapman

Duxford Air Festival cancelled

Steve Beebee

Duxford's Air Festival, scheduled for May 23-24, has been cancelled.

Steve Beebee
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Felon: Imposter or the Real Deal?

Alexander Mladenov

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?

Alexander Mladenov

FLRAA: Modernising the Army

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

AC-130Ws demonstrate ASuW role in the Middle East

Khalem Chapman

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.

Khalem Chapman

Black Sea Fleet naval pilots begin Ka-31R flight training

Khalem Chapman

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has started training crews to fly its new Kamov Ka-31R airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helicopter.

Khalem Chapman

USAF purchases two AT-6C Wolverines

Khalem Chapman

Textron Aviation Defense has announced that the US Air Force (USAF) has now officially purchased two AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft.

Khalem Chapman

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