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Nigeria orders Cayuse Warrior Plus light attack helicopters
MD Helicopters Inc announced on March 7 that the Nigerian Army had placed an order for 12 MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Plus light attack/scout helicopters in an effort to bolster its counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism operations in-country
IN PICTURES: Highlights from Exercise Cobra Warrior Week 1
As the first week of Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 draws to a close, weather has disrupted proceedings as today’s mission (March 10) was cancelled due to snowy weather. However, when the skies cleared some of the participating air forces took the opportunity to conduct their own training sorties
KAI unveils first FA-50 for Polish Air Force
Korea Aerospace Industries has published images of the first FA-50 Fighting Eagle light combat aircraft to be rolled out sporting the colours of the Polish Air Force, which is set to receive 48 examples of the type in the near future
Joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit to continue at RAF Coningsby
The joint British-Qatari Typhoon training unit, No 12 Squadron, is to continue operating in its current guise at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, for another two years following the extension of the current contract
British and German Typhoons to begin integrated NATO Baltic Air Policing missions
In a first for a NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission, both the RAF and Luftwaffe (German Air Force) will conduct joint, integrated Air Policing missions over the Baltic region from Ämari Air Base (AB) in Estonia
12 mind-blowing animal-inspired aircraft innovations
From shark skin-like fuselage coatings to bat-inspired wings, Tom Batchelor examines some of the latest amazing concepts which could transform how we take to the skies
QUIZ: Failed and forgotten low-cost carriers
For every easyJet or Southwest, there are dozens of low-cost airline ventures which - for a variety of reasons - don't stand the test of time. From mergers to messy collapses, it's time to test your knowledge of these relics of no-frills flying. Good luck!
CPK – an ambitious Polish mobility project
By 2028 this new airport in the centre of Central and Eastern Europe is expected to have an annual capacity of 40 million passengers. Mikołaj Wild, president of Centralny Port Komunikacyjny, will discuss the project’s progress at Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam.
Cutlass joins warship museum display
The veteran jet can now be seen on he deck of aircraft carrier USS Midway in California
Why new engines couldn't save the BAC One-Eleven
Re-engining the BAC One-Eleven with Rolls-Royce Tay engines could have given the veteran British airliner a new lease of life — but neither BAe, nor the market, turned out to think so
New boss for Light Aircraft Association
Simon Tilling has been appointed as the new CEO of the Light Aircraft Association (LAA) and starts in his new role in mid-April
Turku Airport now available
Scenery developer, M'M Simulations has announced Turku Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Famous Flyer IV: Antonov An-225 Mriya released
Microsoft has released the latest aircraft in the Famous Flyer series, the Antonov An-225 Mriya for Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Gibraltar for Microsoft Flight Simulator released
Scenery developer, RDPresets has released a detailed version of Gibraltar International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.