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Ukrainian fighter pilots could learn to fly Typhoons in just a few months
Ukrainian pilots could be trained to fly ex-RAF Typhoon fighter jets in a matter of months, a senior British MP has said
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 136
Welcome to the 136th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
Malaysian Army chief announces Black Hawk acquisition
Chief of the Malaysian Army, Gen Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zamrose Mohd Zain, announced on March 11 that the service’s Army Aviation branch will get four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, with the newly acquired utility helicopters expected to arrive in-country from May or June 2023
USAF B-1Bs return home after Indo-Pacific deployment
Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bombers and personnel assigned to the USAF’s 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron returned to Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, on March 5 after completing a four-week Bomber Task Force deployment to the Indo-Pacific region
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
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!
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
AIR International April 2023
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
Museum puts Hercules on static display
The MAPS Air Museum in Canton, Ohio has recently acquired Lockheed C-130H Hercules 88-4401
Going down a bomb: life as an instructor on the Strike Command Bombing School
The Strike Command Bombing School didn’t exactly seem like a plum posting for a Vulcan navigator, but the chance to fly the Hastings was among the compensations
Autogyro reproduction set to fly in Spain
An airworthy reproduction of the world’s first gyroplane has been completed at Camarenilla aerodrome in Toledo, Spain
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.
Navigraph releases Charts 8 for mobile devices
Navigraph has released a mobile/smartphone version of Charts 8 along with new highly detailed airport diagrams.