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Fire Scout crashes into the USS Charleston

A US Navy-operated Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout has crashed into the side of the Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston (LCS-18), while the vessel was transiting through the Western Pacific to Guam on April 26

Elstree & Shoreham Airports for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

Orbx has announced two new airport releases for Microsoft Flight Simulator - EGTR Elstree and EGKA Shoreham.

World of Aircraft: Glider Simulator On Final

Aerosoft has revealed the first part of the World of Aircraft series ‘Glider Simulator’ will be released on May 26 and will be available on the Aerosoft online shop and Steam.

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

Another five incredible snaps to whet your historic aviation appetite!

Zimbabwean AB412SP crashes near Harare

An Agusta-Bell 412SP utility helicopter belonging to the Air Force of Zimbabwe crashed into a house in the Hukuru area of Arkturus – 32km southeast of Harare – on April 23

Kenya’s first C-145A enters service

Kenya has taken delivery of the first of three surplus USAF PZL Mielec C-145A Combat Coyote (M-28 Skytruck) light transport aircraft

“I had two choices: blow into a tube for nine hours… or crash in the Atlantic”

There aren’t many situations more serious for a pilot than a fuel problem in the middle of an ocean. But as Key.Aero found out, that was the position Kerry McCauley was in while ferrying a brand-new Beechcraft Bonanza from the US to Paris

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Combat Aircraft Journal June 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Indian Navy activates first Dhruv Mk III unit

Indian Naval Air Squadron 323 ‘Harriers’ has been formally commissioned as the first unit to operate the latest variant of the indigenously developed HAL Advanced Light Helicopter, otherwise known as the Dhruv Mk III

Poland confirms order for five surplus USAF C-130Hs

Poland’s Minister of National Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, has confirmed that the acquisition of five second-hand USAF Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transports has been finalised

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