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Next Generation Jammer takes flight on Growler
The US Navy completed the first mission systems flight of its Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pod aboard a Boeing EA-18G Growler from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, on August 7.
An in-depth look at Icarus’ Tactical Air Vehicle
Canadian-based start-up, Icarus Aerospace, recently introduced the world to its Tactical Air Vehicle. Key.Aero takes an in-depth look at this new multi-mission concept
France accepts first King Air 350 ISR aircraft
The General Directorate of Armaments – France’s military procurement agency – accepted the first intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)-configured Beechcraft King Air 350ER on behalf of the French Air Force on July 31.
An Emerald Green Griffin?
Ireland has previously had to rely on French, Norwegian and British fast jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers. Now the country is thinking about its own air combat interceptors
USAF completes final hypersonic weapon captive-carry test
On August 8, the US Air Force (USAF) completed the final captive-carry test of its AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) aboard a B-52H Stratofortress off the southern California coast.
Boeing 737 MAX in-service fleet rises above 100
After peaking at 360 in early 2019, the embattled jet has reached a small milestone in its road to recovery
Quiz: How well do you know your defunct airlines: UK edition
The list of defunct airlines is very long, but how well do you know extinct United Kingdom-based examples? This is a quiz dedicated to carriers that failed to stand the test of time
Aviation News April 2021
The full issue in page-turning format
The World’s Biggest Transport Aircraft…in 1957
The Aeroplane, in its June 21, 1957 issue, reported on the progress of the massive Douglas C-133A being manufactured for the US Air Force
On-board RAF Comet training flight to Africa in 1957
A revealing account of RAF Comet operations from the May 17, 1957 issue of The Aeroplane
Astonishing Details of Air War from 1941
The Aeroplane published surprisingly detailed weekly reports of the aerial campaigns of the RAF and the Luftwaffe during World War Two - this example is from the May 16, 1941 issue
Carenado’s Beech F33A Bonanza Reality Expansion
A whole new level of simulation!
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Battle of Kuban released on Steam
1C Game Studios has released IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Kuban...