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Read an account from the April 4, 1958 issue of The Aeroplane aboard a CSA Tupolev Tu-104A
Cyprus has been a well-established Mil Mi-35P operator since 2001. However, due to spares shortages, overhaul demands and budget woes, the future of the Hind-F in the Cypriot National Guard's ranks remain uncertain, as we explain
Asobo Studio has announced Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass. The release also coincides with Sim Update V for PC.
The open letter calls for immediate action amid “real-life impacts” on pilots who are struggling to find work
From reconnaissance to aerial combat, watch how 1914-’18 saw a seismic shift in the use of fledgling aeroplane technology in conflict
As the airline’s launch approaches, Key.Aero compiles what’s known about the flag carrier’s successor
Having once boasted a 44-strong Hind fleet, the Bulgarian Air Force's attack helicopter capability was cut in half in 1999 and later reduced to just six Mi-24Vs, with just two examples being airworthy at any one time. We provide expert analysis on Bulgaria's remaining Hind fleet
A further two Bell 412EPi utility helicopters have entered service with the Indonesian Army
AeroVironment confirmed on July 22 that it has received two firm-fixed-price contracts from the USAF – worth US$15.94m – covering the procurement of Puma 3 AE unmanned aircraft systems, as well as support for the service’s existing fleet of Raven platforms
The UK has so far spent over £800m on the planned acquisition of E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 airborne early warning and control aircraft
A pair of USMC-operated Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs have been damaged after the two fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters were recently struck by lightning in the vicinity of Makurazaki, Japan
A formidable gunship and a veteran of the Cold War, the Mil Mi-24/35 is one of the most recognisable attack helicopters in the world. This week, Key.Aero will survey the seven remaining European operators of the venerable Hind, which looks set to decrease in the coming years
The navies of India and the US marked a historic milestone on July 16, when the first two Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission maritime utility helicopters were inducted into the Indian Naval Fleet during a ceremony at NAS North Island, California
Sierra Nevada Corporation revealed on July 15 that it has recently delivered its seventh fully integrated Beechcraft King Air 350 Mission Enhancement Kit aircraft to the US Army
John Preece still has an incredible keepsake from a summer of filming with Michael Caine & Co in 1968
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