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'Dragon Lady' back in the UK

USAF U-2 strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing/99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, California, deployed to RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, recently.

ANALYSIS: More problems for Pegasus

THE USAF’s troubled KC-46A tanker has run into more difficulties, meaning it’s unlikely to make a first operational deployment for up to another four years.

Test contract signed for Protector

THE MINISTRY of Defence has signed a contract worth around £100m to complete testing of the Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

Second UK Poseidon flies

BOEING HAS conducted a maiden flight of the second P-8A Poseidon MRA1 for the RAF.

First aircraft lands on HMS Prince of Wales

ROYAL NAVY Merlin HM2 ZH856 from 820 Naval Air Squadron became the first aircraft to touch down on the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales (R09) on September 23.

Italy joins Tempest

ITALY HAS become the second partner nation to join the UK’s Tempest sixth-generation fighter project.

LCA Navy makes first arrested landing

AN INDIAN Navy Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) LCA Navy fighter caught an arresting cable at a shore-based test facility in Goa for the first time on September 13.

Taiwan's Advanced Jet Trainer unveiled

THE NEW trainer for the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) was rolled out in a ceremony at the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) factory in Taichung on September 24.

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A century between TWO BLUES

FORCE REPORT: In the concluding part of their analysis of the Turkish Naval Aviation fleet, Onur Kurç and Tayfun Yaşar examine the history and operations of its rotary wing and unmanned components and look at prospects for the future.

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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

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