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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists.

Full size Stuka model destined for Capel-le-Ferne

Steve Beebee

A full size stainless steel model depicting a crashed Stuka is set to go on show at the National Memorial to the Few.

Steve Beebee

USAF initiates Grey Wolf testing

Khalem Chapman

The US Air Force (USAF) has officially started testing its newest helicopter, the MH-139A Grey Wolf, after it completed its first combined test flight.

Khalem Chapman

Sikorsky receives second VH-92A production contract

Khalem Chapman

The US Navy has contracted Sikorsky – a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin – to produce and deliver six VH-92A helicopters for the US Marine Corps (USMC) under the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (PHRP).

Khalem Chapman

tlmNexus to support UK Poseidon programme

Khalem Chapman

UK-based defence technology company, tlmNexus, has announced it will be supporting the RAF’s P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet under the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD’s) Airworthiness Issue Management System (AIMS) contract.

Khalem Chapman

Fundraising campaign for airfield tribute

Steve Beebee

The Friends of Lavenham Airfield is raising funds to build a memorial to the USAAF’s 487th Bomb Group.

Steve Beebee

LONGBOW to sustain Apache Fire Control Radars

Khalem Chapman

The US Army has awarded the LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LBL) a five-year contract to sustain the AN/APG-78 Fire Control Radar (FCR) on AH-64D/E attack helicopters.

Khalem Chapman

Safran provides FCAS engine details

Khalem Chapman

French-based engine manufacturer, Safran, has released details about the powerplant that will be employed by the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, FCAS).

Khalem Chapman
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Japanese Sub-Hunter

Marcin Przeworski

Designed from the start as a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft, Kawasaki’s P-1 boasts longer range than the Boeing P-8, has more weapons hardpoints, more operators and features a tail-mounted magnetic anomaly detector. Marcin Przeworski investigates.

Marcin Przeworski

RAF Museum London art exhibition to open

Steve Beebee

A collection of work exploring artists’ responses to the Battle of Britain and the Blitz (July 1940 – May 1941) is set to go on display at the Royal Air Force Museum London next month.

Steve Beebee

RAAF to send Poseidon to monitor North Korea

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is preparing to deploy a Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to support the enforcement of UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions on North Korea.

Khalem Chapman

Upcoming Events

Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2020

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Budapest, Hungary

The 5th annual Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe in 2020 will bring together key military logisticians from across the Central and Eastern European region and beyond.

The Abu Dhabi Air & Heli Expo 2020

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, United Arab Emirates

The Abu Dhabi Air & Heli Expo 2020 returns for its 6th edition at the Al Bateen Executive Airport this March.

The International Aerospace & Defence Exhibition (IADE) - Tunisia 2020

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Mellita, Tunisia

March 2020 is set to see the inauguration of a new trade show, the International Aerospace & Defence Exhibition (IADE), held at Djerba-Zarzis International Airport in Tunisia.

Cactus Antique Fly-In 2020

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Casa Grande, United States

Back again in 2020 is the Cactus Antique Fly-In, Arizona's "premier" antique aviation event.