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The Hansa Jet had an unusual design with forward-swept wings, which gave a number of benefits including a more spacious cabin due to the wing spar being further back. The April 8, 1965 issue of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’ covered the bizjet’s first visit to the UK
There’s a certain picture that pops up with surprising regularity on social media showing a Spitfire flying alongside a V-1 flying bomb. The clarity of the picture alone is enough to reveal it’s a fake, but it does get people talking. Did RAF fighters really get close enough to flip Hitler’s terror weapon? And, if so, why?
Established in 2019 to salute the heroism of Polish aircrew during World War Two, the Polish Heritage Flight possesses a Spitfire with significant history. Darren Harbar goes air-to-air with this magnificent machine and learns more about its provenance and role
What have business jets and widebody airliners flying in close formation got to do with sustainability? Here's what...
For the third year running, RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire is hosting the Swiss Air Force and its Exercise Yorknite, which (as its title suggests) is predominantly for night flying training.
An Omni Air International Boeing 767 suffered a brake fire after the crew rejected a take-off above V1, a report by Ireland’s Air Accident Investigation Unit has found.
A joint flight with both specially painted Chinook HC.6 (ZD984) and Puma HC.2 (XW224) helicopters took place on November 25 to celebrate the combined 90 years of service between the aircraft
An extraordinary video which appears to show a British Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II crashing into the Mediterranean during take-off, has been circulating on social media
Created by the development team at PMDG Simulations, the Douglas DC-6 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is a highly detailed simulation recreated in authentic detail and realism.
Asobo Studio has announced Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) Game of the Year (GOTY) Edition is now available.
Following on from our piece on Roald Dahl, we thought it we’d share another of our favourite biographies, Wing Leader, the tail of a Leicestershire man who began the war as a sergeant pilot in the Volunteer Reserve, who went on to become one of WW2’s most celebrated fighter pilots.
The ‘V-bomber’ triad came together in 1952, its longest-serving members, in the forms of the Handley Page Victor and Avro Vulcan, taking to the air to join the Vickers Valiant. But the Soviet threat they would face was evolving, too, and their weaponry had to keep pace
A proposal to fly more missions in April 1953 was quietly dropped after the death of Stalin in March, as being politically too risky. However, the SDF assembled for a final mission on 28-29 April 1954, following very similar routes to those of 1952, and with seven of the nine crew from the 1952 flights...
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