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Lockheed Martin contracted to produce Indian MH-60Rs
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Lockheed Martin to produce MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters for the Indian Navy and the US Navy.
UK MoD plots Red Arrows move to RAF Waddington
Plans to relocate the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) world-renowned aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, to RAF Waddington – following the closure of its current home, RAF Scampton – have been announced by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).
US military officials open up about sixth X-37B mission
Air Force Secretary, Barbara M Barrett, and US Space Force (USSF) Gen John W Raymond opened up about the sixth mission of Boeing’s X-37B reusable space plane – a platform that has been shrouded in secrecy since its first launch.
Taiwanese OH-58D suffers hard landing
A Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior operated by the Republic of China Army Aviation & Special Forces Command suffered a hard landing in Gueiren, Taiwan (Republic of China) during a training flight.
Boeing rolls out first Loyal Wingman prototype
An industry team – led by Boeing Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) – have rolled out the first of three Airpower Teaming System (ATS) prototypes.
VIDEO: Former airline pilot Scott Birrell's incredible first flying job
Former airline pilot and author, Scott Birrell details his unbelievable endeavours while assisting in the recovery of five Douglas DC-3 aircraft from Entebbe Airport in Africa
Quiz: How well do you know your flag carriers?
This week's quiz focuses on the world's flag carriers. Instead of naming the airline, this time you need to name the country!
FAA reveals stricter unruly passenger policy
After a string of recent incidents, the agency has decided to strengthen its response to troublesome travellers
Read a Meteor flight test from 1951
The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and saw action during World War Two. The design was developed, including the F.8 variant which was flight tested by The Aeroplane 70 years ago…
One kill away from ace status… but up against 50 MiGs
"That was my bag for the day, and it made me feel pretty good to know that I was the first jet ace in the history of aerial warfare”
Win a Tiger Moth flight scholarship!
Young people with a proven passion for aviation have the chance to learn to fly in a historic de Havilland Tiger Moth...
REMIX software’s Deadstick
A new company-a new flight sim REMEX SOFTWARE INTERVIEW...
The World’s Busiest Routes
Introducing the MilViz FG-1D Corsair
One of the most iconic aircraft from the Pacific theatre of World War Two, the Chance Vought Corsair was also arguably one of the best performing.