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Belgium commences Falcon 7X training
The Belgian Air Component has started training operations using the first of two Dassault Falcon 7X VIP transport aircraft.
CH-47 engine integration programme progresses
Boeing, GE Aviation, and the US Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center (CCDC AvMC) have further demonstrated the T408-GE-400 turboshaft engine’s performance on the CH-47 Chinook, following another successful ground test.
US approves sale of AH-64E or AH-1Z to the Philippines
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of six Bell AH-1Z Viper and six Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to the Philippines.
France receives third modernised Atlantique 2
Dassault Aviation has delivered the third Atlantique 2 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) to the Direction générale de l’armement (DGA, France’s defence procurement agency), following its modernisation to Standard 6.
UAC delivers modernised Tu-160s to Russia
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has returned a pair of recently upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M1 Blackjack supersonic-capable strategic missile carriers to the Russian Ministry of Defence
How technology led to the demise of the flight engineer
The navigator was the first to receive the chop and then there were three. Key.Aero recounts how the improvements in automation and system redundancy brought about the departure of another crew member from cockpits all over the world
Boeing landed with $2.5bn fine following 737 MAX fraud charges
The criminal proceedings focus on the “fraudulent and deceptive conduct” of two former employees
WestJet reveals 737 MAX return plan
Following the resumption of commercial operations in both Brazil and the US, the airline outlines its intentions for getting the embattled jet back in the sky
Aeroplane meets Carl Scholl
Becoming one of the warbird industry’s great specialists on the B-25 Mitchell has led to many colourful exploits...
FlyPast Podcast Episode 19
With museums set to reopen on May 17 (fingers crossed!), we chat to Darren Priday at the RAF Museum at Cosford...
Aeroplane June 2021
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
Quality Wings Ultimate 787 Collection
The Electric Jet AIRCRAFT ADD-ON FOR FSX AND FSX: STEAM...
Curtiss P-40F Warhawk
Flight Sim World gets a new fighter and developer BlueSky...
Battle of Bodenplatte and Flying Circus
The producer of IL-2 Sturmovik, Jason Williams, has revealed...