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“Ugly Angels” declared fully operational on MV-22B
The US Marine Corps’ (USMC’s) Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 362 (VMM-362) ‘Ugly Angels’ has been declared fully operational capable and is now ready to support operations as part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW).
Russian Su-25SM3s crews employ ‘Solt-25’
Sukhoi Su-25SM3 ground attack aircraft crews, belonging to Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS-RF) units in the Kuban region in the Southern Military District, have trained using a new sighting and navigation system, known as ‘Solt-25’.
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.
Airliner World February 2021
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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
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