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Luftwaffe A350 in service colours

Thomas Newdick

The first Luftwaffe Airbus A350-941CJ VIP transport, now wearing its full paint scheme, departs Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, Germany, on its return to the Airbus facility at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, France, on March 20.

Thomas Newdick
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'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!

Jamie Hunter

Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.

Jamie Hunter

Russian Candids assist in Italy

Piotr Butowski

Russian military specialists and equipment were transported to Italy to assist in the fight against the coronavirus on March 22-23.

Piotr Butowski

Bell, Sikorsky progress in FARA competition

Khalem Chapman

The US Army has selected Bell’s 360 Invictus and Sikorsky’s Raider X to progress through to the second phase of its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme.

Khalem Chapman
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Qatar - An Air Force Reborn!

Stephan de Bruijn

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is undergoing one of the most impressive expansion efforts of recent times to cement its position as a leading air arm in the Middle East. Combat Aircraft Journal updates the story of this unprecedented modernization effort.

Stephan de Bruijn

'Black Knights' gain Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification

Khalem Chapman

The USMC’s first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) ‘Black Knights’, has received its Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification (SFFOC).

Khalem Chapman

Navigraph - Simmers Without Borders

Richard Benedikz

Donate computing power to speed up the search for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

Richard Benedikz

No Blanket Bailout for British Airlines

Thomas Haynes

The UK chancellor has told airlines and airports not to expect an industry-wide bailout but instead that rescue deals would be formed on an individual basis. Rishi Sunak wrote to airlines yesterday (March 24) detailing that extra measures for the industry would only be used “as a last resort”.

Thomas Haynes
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'River Rattlers'

Dick Wels and Hans Drost

The US Navy Reserves fly some of the oldest Hornets in the US, yet they are able to provide meaningful fleet support and a valuable reserve force if the need to boost the front line arises.

Dick Wels and Hans Drost

US Travel Ban Could Cost Airlines $2bn in Lost Revenue

Thomas Haynes

The US Government ban on air travel between Europe and the US could cost $2bn in lost revenue over the 30-day suspension period, according to travel and data analytics firm Cirium.

Thomas Haynes

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