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RNLAF renews PC-7 maintenance contract with RUAG
The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has renewed a contract with RUAG MRO Switzerland to provide propeller maintenance to its Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer fleet.
The Airborne Connector
A US Air Force aircraft type that had quietly gone about its trade for nearly 15 years came into sharp focus after a crash in Afghanistan. Combat Aircraft Journal examines the role of the E-11A BACN.
Warthogs of Crow Mountain
As the US Department of Defense looks to prune the A-10C Thunderbolt II fleet, Combat Aircraft Journal highlights the work of the 25th Fighter Squadron ‘Assam Draggins’, the only forward-deployed A-10 unit.
Second RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK
The second Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has arrived in the UK.
USAF B-2s return to Europe
Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers have arrived in Europe as part of a Bomber Task Force deployment.
Gordon Smith catches up with Peter Foster, CEO of Air Astana...
A pilgrimage to the Pyrenees
The French town of Lourdes is renowned globally as a destination of religious pilgrimage. However, in the aviation industry, its airport is synonymous with aircraft storage and scrap. In the second instalment of this series, Sebastian Thoma provides a remarkable snapshot of Tarbes–Lourdes Airport from both the air and the ground
The ‘other’ low-cost airlines
Charles Woodley recounts some of the upstarts that tried to squeeze in on the low-cost revolution that swept through the UK in the mid-1990s and early 2000s
Starliner moved to new German hangar
Lockheed L.1649 Starliner N7316C has been moved to Paderborn-Lippstadt...
FlyPastAircraft recognition - test your skills No prizes here...
Firing a child’s imagination
I was most interested to read about the Hawker Fury biplane in...
Piper’s Dream Machine G1000 HD Series PA46 500TP ...
Introducing my new best friend, the Renkforce RF100. Jessica...
DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX
Learning to fly the DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX. Set-up,...