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SAAB's new Electronic Attack Jammer Pod takes flight

Khalem Chapman

SAAB has successfully carried out the first flight tests with its Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP), marking an important milestone in the system's development.

Khalem Chapman

Atlanta for X-Plane Available

Richard Benedikz

Nimbus Simulations has released KATL – Atlanta International UHD v2 for X-Plane 11.

Richard Benedikz
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ROTARY REVOLUTION

Joe Coles and Ron Smith

Bell has revealed its entrant for the US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition...

Joe Coles and Ron Smith

Super Hornets and Growlers achieve readiness goal

Thomas Newdick

WHILE THE USAF struggled to meet the October 1 deadline to achieve an 80 per cent mission-capable (MC) readiness rate for its fighter aircraft, on September 24 the Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) announced that F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fleets had achieved that goal.

Thomas Newdick
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RED HAWK: SOLVING THE PILOT CRISIS

Jamie Hunter

The US Air Force is evaluating how the Boeing/ Saab T-7A Red Hawk program could be accelerated

Jamie Hunter

'Little Birds' for Thailand

Thomas Newdick

THE US DEFENSE Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) recently notified the US Congress of the potential sale of eight Boeing AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopters and associated equipment to Thailand in a deal worth around $400 million.

Thomas Newdick

Japanese Pegasus enters production

Thomas Newdick

BOEING BEGAN ASSEMBLING the first KC-46A aerial refueling tanker for Japan at its 767 production facility in Everett, Washington on September 11.

Thomas Newdick
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WILD FRONTIERS: AGGRESSORS IN ALASKA

Frank Crébas and Rich Cooper

Eielson AFB, Alaska, is central to power projection in the region. It might seem an unusual home for a crack aggressor squadron, but it’s actually the perfect location.

Frank Crébas and Rich Cooper
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‘FULCRUM’: PART ONE - STORY OF A RUSSIAN CLASSIC

Alexander Mladenov

The MiG-29 rightfully deserves its place as one of the all-time classic fighters.

Alexander Mladenov

ADVERSARY ‘CHECKERBOARD’

Ralph Duenas

During a recent deployment from MCAS Beaufort, North Carolina, to Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma, VMFA-312 ‘Checkerboards’ showcased F/A-18C Hornet BuNo 164274.

Ralph Duenas

Upcoming Events

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Following on from its successful inaugural show in 2018, the biennial Kuwait Aviation Show returns in January 2020.

Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow 2020

Tauranga, New Zealand

The annual Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow is to return this year, held in association with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Mount Truck Show.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020

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Lucknow, India

Returning after a two-year absence is the biennial Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020. This year's event will be held at Vrindavan Yojna in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Buckeye Air Fair 2020

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Buckeye, United States

The Buckeye Air Fair returns this year, bringing an action-packed weekend for all to enjoy.