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Jamming Kings - Sembach’s Compass Call EC-130Hs

From 1987 to 1991 the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron operated from Sembach Air Base in Germany. Its EC-130H ‘Compass Call’ aircraft delivered a formidable electronic jamming capability. Dr Kevin Wright examines their operations in Europe and the Middle East in the late Cold War

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Tactical Fighter Meet ‘86 at RAF Waddington

Early August 1986 saw a gathering of more than 70 aircraft from from eight NATO countries at RAF Waddington for Tactical Fighter
Meet (TFM) ’86...

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Hurricane hunting

Best known for its ‘Hurricane Hunter’ platforms...

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Aeroplane January 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Aeroplane news from 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940

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Military

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How Tim Peake's love of flying took him to space

Astronaut Tim Peake's career has taken him from cockpit to capsule. Nick Spall reveals the aircraft that brought him to space and ponders where he might be going next

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AIR International January 2022

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USMC complete testing for next-gen air-to-ground missile

The USMC recently completed joint air-to-ground missile (JAGM) testing on the AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida

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Commercial

AlbatrossOne flaps its wings

Airbus engineers in Filton have developed a scale model with...

Tight schedule for Leonardo’s M-345

ITALY LEONARDO’S FLIGHT test programme for its...

Generation integration

MILITARY NATO TACTICAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME The second flying...

H145 high altitude trials

AIRBUS HELICOPTERS has begun high altitude flight trials of the...

NAVBLUE for Silver

REGIONAL CARRIER Silver Airways has selected NAVBLUE to design,...

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Flight Simulation

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NZ Charter Pilot Flight Adventure

Peter Stark explores the MilViz 310R Redux

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover BLITZ

An interview with Team Fusion (Part 2) TEAM FUSION ...

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Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! HINTS...

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."

Dover AFB - First State Airshow

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Dover AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow