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Chinese Y-20A delivers aid in first overseas mission
A Xi’an Aircraft Industry Group Y-20A, belonging to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has delivered medical supplies to Pakistan, marking the type’s first operational overseas mission.
US Navy receives final Block II Super Hornet
Boeing Defense has delivered the final Block II variant of its F/A-18E Super Hornet multirole fighter to the US Navy.
HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails on Training Mission
The Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier will undergo several weeks of training and assessment with the staff of Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) to ensure the UK can deliver on its commitment to have a Carrier Strike Group ready to deploy from the end of this year.
RAF Typhoons return to Lithuania
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) No 6 Squadron have arrived in Lithuania to support NATO’s ongoing Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission.
Wings of Gold: Leonardo Leads the Way
Ian Frain details an impressive competition win for Leonardo, which will now supply the next generation of training helicopter for the US Navy.
WestJet reveals 737 MAX return plan
Following the resumption of commercial operations in both Brazil and the US, the airline outlines its intentions for getting the embattled jet back in the sky
How commercial aviation is battling birdstrikes
The challenge of birdstrikes is almost as old as powered flight itself, but while technology and management measures intended to reduce these incidents have taken great leaps, there are still thousands of occurrences reported each year, as Tom Batchelor investigates
First in, last out - The closure of Berlin's Tegel airport
Within a week, the German capital’s new Willy Brandt airport opened and its venerable Tegel site closed for good. Andreas Spaeth went out with the old and in with the new
FlyPast Podcast Episode 20
Historic aviation author Jim Goodall dials in from California to discuss his new book on the Skunk Works, and some quite unbelievable SR-71 Blackbird stories...
The story of one of New Zealand’s most fortunate airmen
Alan Deere almost didn’t make selection for the RAF due to his high blood pressure. So when he kept cheating death again and again during World War Two, it was only fitting that his comrades should claim he had nine lives…
Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day
We mark the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt which took place on May 6, 1941
Aerosoft's CRJ 700/900 X
Aerosoft’s short-haul jet is ready for take-off The...
The VA that takes the concept of community to a whole new level...
Flight1 GTN Complete Edition
Flight One Software has released the Flight1 GTN Complete Edition.