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RNLAF receives first upgraded CH-47F
Boeing has delivered the first CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift tactical transport helicopter with an upgraded cockpit to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).
Next-Gen Jammer Mid-Band pod development progresses
Development of the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) airborne electronic attack (AEA) pod has progressed, after it completed another test phase.
AFM was invited to visit the Italian Air Force’s important base of Trapani-Birgi, which occupies a remote strategic position covering Europe’s southern flank. Peter ten Berg reports from Sicily.
US contracts Lockheed Martin for 78 more F-35s
Lockheed Martin has been contracted to produce 78 more F-35s for the US Air Force (USAF), US Marine Corps (USMC) and US Navy, in a contract modification worth roughly US$4.7bn.
New PC-12 for Irish Air Corps
Yesterday (April 1), a new PC-12NG (c/n 1898, HB-FXT) conducted a test flight at the Pilatus factory in Stans, Switzerland, wearing the Irish tricolour and Irish Air Corps serial 280.
Airliner World February 2021
The full issue in page-turning format
How commercial aviation is battling birdstrikes
The challenge of birdstrikes is almost as old as powered flight itself, but while technology and management measures intended to reduce these incidents have taken great leaps, there are still thousands of occurrences reported each year, as Tom Batchelor investigates
First in, last out - The closure of Berlin's Tegel airport
Within a week, the German capital’s new Willy Brandt airport opened and its venerable Tegel site closed for good. Andreas Spaeth went out with the old and in with the new
THE HISTORIC AIRSHOWS IN JUNE YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS!
After the lack of action last year, you could say that the air show season of 2021 is the sign of things getting back to normal. With that in mind, we've put together a list of the events in June that any historic aviation enthusiast - young or old - needs to experience!
Historic Aviation Quiz
It's the last historic aviation quiz of the month, which can only mean one thing: it's a toughie!
Insights from a 1959 Gloster Javelin flight
We found a view-from-the-cockpit report from a 1959 issue of The Aeroplane and Astronautics on the RAF’s latest fighter at the time
Flight Sim 2017
The world’s largest flight sim show celebrates its fifth year...
Challenging Airports: Milford Sound
Challenging Airports - Milford Sound (NZMF)