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How the de Havilland Comet 1 revolutionsed air travel

Bruce Hales-Dutton explains how the early Comet 1 revolutionised air travel and why de Havilland paid a heavy price for pioneering

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Yorkshire’s Halifax rolled out for special event

The Yorkshire Air Museum’s magnificent reconstruction of Handley...

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Manston museum reveals new Spitfire simulator

The new simulator at Manston’s Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial...

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Cold War helicopter completed in Germany

The Military History Museum in Berlin-Gatow has completed its...

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We salute you

Fg Off Arthur Dearden DFC DFM – flew as a rear gunner on Lancasters...

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A-7 Corsair II: The Swashbuckling SLUF

What it lacked in speed, the subsonic A-7 Corsair II made up for in payload and persistence. It also ushered in a new era of strike accuracy, as Key.Aero reports.

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Why Russia's airlift and helicopter fleets are struggling

The severing of co-operation between Russia and Ukraine, following the former’s 2014 annexation of Crimea is having serious repercussions on Russian airlifters and military helicopters

HAL receives Indian Air Force Tejas LCA contract

Hindustan Aeronautics has been awarded an INR₹457bn (US$6.4bn) contract by the Indian government to manufacture and deliver 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft for the Indian Air Force

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Point Blank

Ian Harding reports on the latest UK-based exercise that’s...

E-2D’s digital upgrade

US Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes will receive a digital upgrade...

Juno and Jupiter: all systems go

A number of Defence Helicopter Flying School Juno HT1s were active...

Marineflieger Sea Lion delivery nears

Airbus Helicopters expects to deliver the first NH90 Sea Lion...

Solar-powered Odysseus

A new shape in the skies in 2019 will be the Odysseus solar-powered...

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