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Military

Aero Vodochody contracted to overhaul and modernize Bulgaria’s fleet of L-39ZA Albatros

Aero Vodochody has been awarded a four-year contract to upgrade and overhaul the L-39ZA Albatros fleet of the Bulgarian Air Force

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Why is the USAF rapidly moving to withdraw its F-15C/D Eagles from Kadena?

Barely a month after the USAF announced that Kadena Air Base in Japan would lose its F-15C/D Eagles, they are now heading home. Combat Aircraft Journal reports

UK MOD claims Russia has been using Su-57 in Ukraine conflict

The UK Ministry of Defence has claimed that the Russian Aerospace Forces have “almost certainly” been using fifth-generation Sukhoi Su-57 multi-role fighters in combat missions against Ukraine for at least seven months

USAF pushes forward with RC-26B Condor retirement plan

Having served as an integral part of US ANG counter-narcotics operations for the last 30 years, the USAF is now moving to accelerate the retirement of its 11-strong fleet of RC-26B Condor reconnaissance aircraft – a type the service has been pushing to divest in recent years

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Why France chose the Archangel after retiring the C-160G Gabriel

When France retired its Gabriel intelligence aircraft the search began for a replacement. Thomas Withington reveals how it was decided to switch to the Dassault Falcon 8X Archangel

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Commercial

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AIR International February 2023

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Airbus reveals deliveries and orders for 2022

Airbus has released details showing that in 2022 it delivered 661* commercial aircraft to 84 customers, which is 8% more than in the previous year.

Air India to launch four routes from Gatwick

Air India is to start serving Gatwick Airport from March 26 this year operating 12 flights a week to four destinations using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.

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Historic

Events calendar for RAF Museum Midlands

RAF Museum Midlands, based at Cosford in Shropshire, has announced its main events programme for the year ahead

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FlyPast March 2023

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Aeroplane meets… Doug Rozendaal

It’s not just flying different aircraft that means a lot to this top US warbird pilot, but the people involved, too

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Flight Simulation

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FSWeekend - the primary Dutch flight sim show

After a three-year hiatus, one of the more popular flight simulation events in Europe has returned. Our roving reporter, Jessica Bannister-Pearce, travelled to the Netherlands to find out more.

Custom UNS-1 for the 146 Professional incoming

Following the release of the 146 Professional for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the Just Flight development team has revealed they are working on major updates for the aircraft, including a custom UNS-1 Flight Management Computer.

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Thranda's Cessna U206G Stationair review

The U206G belongs to Thranda’s Dynamic Generation Series, which is designed to take full advantage of the physics and flight dynamics in X-Plane. Find out more in this review...

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Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair

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Sunbury on Thames, United Kingdom

Now in its 30th year, this popular event always features a stunning display of aircraft-related collectable items, on dozens of stalls and is a must for aviation enthusiasts.

NZ National Aerobatics Championships

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Masterton, New Zealand

This is the opportunity for New Zealand’s top aerobatic pilots to battle it out in the Wairarapa skies for the honour and glory (if not huge prize money!) of being the “Champion of Champions”.