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Germany green lights ‘Quadriga’ Eurofighter purchase

Germany approved the EUR€5.5bn purchase of 38 new-build Tranche 4 Eurofighter EF-2000s on November 5, as the air force aims to replace its older Tranche 1 aircraft under Project Quadriga

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines?

Back by popular demand, this week we're testing your airline recognition skills! Can you identify these carriers based upon these cropped livery segments?

Could Trump Shuttle make a comeback?

With a little more time on his hands should his legal challenge to overturn the US election result fail, could the airline Donald Trump owned in the early 1990s remerge nearly 30 years since it disappeared from the skies above New York?

Don’t start training to become a pilot now, says BALPA

The union has taken the unprecedented step of warning prospective pilots to think twice before beginning training

FAA restricts airspace over Biden’s hometown

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a temporary ‘no-fly zone’ over Wilmington, Delaware – the hometown of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as he moves closer to securing the election victory

ITPS Canada to promote adversary training for KAI’s FA-50

The International Test Pilots School Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding with Korea Aerospace Industries to promote the FA-50 light combat aircraft for tactical and adversary training

San Jose for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has announced KSJC San Jose International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Boeing to build two more KC-46As for Japan

The USAF contracted Boeing to build and deliver an additional two KC-46A Pegasus tanker/transports for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force on October 29

Thai Airways to sell 34 aircraft, including its 747s

Following a first half-year loss of nearly $900m, the carrier is looking for ways to stay afloat

Jimmy DooLots!

His name certainly wasn’t reflective of his contributions to aviation. We take a brief look at the life and achievements of Jimmy DooLittle!

Australia shows off legacy Hornets in stunning photo shoot

Royal Australian Air Force-operated Boeing F/A-18A Hornets graced the skies on October 29 for a special photo shoot ahead of the multi-role fighter’s retirement next year – and the images are spectacular!

EXCLUSIVE: BA to cancel 100s of flights from Sunday

Travellers have been left in limbo after British Airways confirmed that it was making major revisions to its November flying programme.

France declares IOC of Talios pod on Rafale F3-R

The French Air and Space Force declared initial operational capability of the Talios laser designation pod on the Dassault Rafale F3-R multi-role fighter on October 29

Australia’s REX takes delivery of first jet aircraft

The world’s largest Saab 340 operator has welcomed a Boeing into the fold

East Frisian Islands for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Discover the East Frisian North Sea islands in Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Combat Aircraft Journal December 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal December 2020

Just how much has the wing has developed over time..?

There’s got to be a reason why aeroplanes have gone from low altitude, low speed performance all the way to high altitude supersonic flight. Our guess is that it has something to do with the development of the wing, and here’s why…

First stranded Lufthansa 747 leaves storage for the desert

Following a week of uncertainty, the first jumbo has left Europe for the US

Japan Airlines reveals fate of its Boeing 777 fleet

Flag carrier unveils a fleet reduction strategy as it persists with efforts to battle the pandemic

Vancouver International Airport for Prepar3D

FSimStudios has released CYVR Vancouver International Airport for P3D v4+ over on OrbxDirect.

Spitfire Week Quiz

We dedicated last week to the iconic Spitfire as part of our celebrations to mark the end of the 80th Battle of Britain anniversary. How much were you paying attention? Test yourself!

A complete 100-year timeline of KLM's fleet

The world's oldest airline has had a lot of aircraft in its 100-year history, here they all are!

L3Harris to modify King Air 350ERs for Canadian ISR mission

US-based defence contractor, L3Harris Technologies, revealed on November 2 that it has been contracted to modify three new Beechcraft King Air 350ERs into special mission aircraft for Canada

USAF F-15 fleet to receive ACES 5 ejection seats

Collins Aerospace announced on October 29 that it has been awarded a US$700m contract to qualify, produce and field the ACES 5 next-generation ejection seat for various US Air Force aircraft

BREAKING: Hi Fly to end A380 operations

As a result of the pandemic, the wet-lease specialist is dropping the world’s largest commercial airliner in favour of a smaller alternative

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