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HH-60W completes first aerial refuelling test
The USAF’s newest combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter, the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II, completed its first air-to-air refuelling sortie over southern Alabama on August 5.
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 3
Welcome to the third Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How good of a military spotter do you consider yourself to be? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!
RAF Posiedon shadows Russian warship for the first time
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has conducted the first operational sortie of its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 fleet, using the aircraft to shadow a Russian warship in the North Sea on August 3.
US Army signs for more MH-47G Block II Chinooks
On July 31, Boeing announced that it had been awarded a US$265m contract to build and deliver nine more MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters for the US Army’s Special Operations Aviation Command.
Denmark's first F-35A takes shape
The Danish Ministry of Defence announced that the nation’s first Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II had passed through the Electronic Mate and Alignment Station (EMAS) in Fort Worth, Texas, on August 6.
The teenager behind UA328 pictures tells his story
Last month, photos taken by 17-year-old plane spotter Hayden Smith of a United Airlines Boeing 777 went global. Key.Aero spoke with him about his newfound fame, what he saw and how he captured the perfect pictures.
Dash 8-400 build suspended
DE HAVILLAND Aircraft of Canada has confirmed it will temporarily...
Scotland the brave: Loganair CEO interview
Since Flybe’s collapse, Loganair is now officially the UK’s largest regional carrier. Thomas Haynes spoke to Jonathan Hinkles, the airline’s chief executive, to find out how the firm hopes to buck the trends created by those that have come before
GAME, SET AND MATCH
The Royal Navy’s concept of the Manned Torpedo- Carrying Helicopter...
DOG DAYS - Beagle 206 at 60
CLASSICS Beagle 206 at 60Some loved it, others loathed it. But...
THE FLYING FILM STUDIO
With a much-modified B-25 Mitchell, one innovative Hollywood aviation film company looked to the past to meet the demands of the future
Lockheed Martin Prepar3D: The story so far
An inside look at the simulation’s development
Kai Tak Version 2 for Prepar3D v4
FlyTampa has recompiled Hong Kong Kai Tak using the P3Dv4 SDK...
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