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The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 144
Welcome to the 144th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
CONFIRMED: King's Coronation flypast aircraft list
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed the line-up for today’s flypast to mark the coronation of King Charles III.
US in Africa: The Secret Wars You've Never Heard About
Attacks by Islamists terrorists on US bases have largely gone unreported. Al J Venter looks at the secret war raging in Africa
The aircraft used to fly the Royal Family over the decades
Charles Woodley detailed in the January 2018 issue of Aviation News the different aircraft that have flown the Royal Family around the globe through the decades
RAF Reapers support evacuation efforts in Sudan
While the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) airlift fleet has undoubtedly been the public focus of the UK's efforts to evacuate nationals from Sudan, another British military asset has been operating over the war-torn African nation, assisting evacuation efforts in a much more subtle way.
The Ultimate Ryanair Quiz (part two)
In celebration of Ryanair’s largest Boeing order to date being announced on Tuesday, we present to you ten questions on the Irish low-cost carrier’s fleet to get stuck in to. Enjoy, and good luck!
Will TAAG return to Europe? Airline CEO reveals overhaul plans
As an experienced pilot and long-time airline executive, there’s very little Eduardo Fairen Soria hasn’t done in the aviation industry. Today, he is at the helm of TAAG Angola Airlines and is charged with the challenging task of overhauling and modernising the Luanda-based flag carrier ahead of a potential privatisation. Matteo Legnani caught up with TAAG’s CEO to find out more...
The miracle landing of Aloha Airlines Flight 243
The story of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 is one of the most incredible in the history of commercial aviation. Stephen Skinner examines the events which led to a critical fuselage failure on a Boeing 737, before considering the legacy of the accident
D-Day Squadron hopes to undertake 2024 tour
The proposed return follows a historic North Atlantic crossing in 2019 and it’s seeking funding to make it happen
Dambusters in depth: The history of 617 Squadron
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters famous raid, in the May 2013 issue of FlyPast, Andrew Thomas examined the heritage of 617 Squadron – arguably the most famous RAF unit of them all
EXCLUSIVE! How the last of 'the Few's' Hurricane will fly again
Hawker Restorations is known for its Hurricanes, with eight projects completed and a ninth now well under way — no less than the aeroplane last flown by the man who is the sole remaining member of ‘the Few’
Hamilton Island Airport for MSFS out now
AUscene has announced Hamilton Island for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
Blackwing for Microsoft Flight Simulator ready for take-off
The aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator is based on real-world CAD drawings provided by the actual aircraft manufacturer, Blackwing Sweden.
Indianapolis Executive for MSFS released
Scenery developer, UK2000 has released Indianapolis Executive Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.