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USAF approves F-22 FTU relocation to Langley-Eustis

The USAF has signed a Record of Decision, approving plans for the service’s Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor Formal Training Unit to be relocated to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, from Tyndall AFB, Florida

Air Warrior Podcast Episode 8

In Episode 8 of the Air Warrior Podcast aerospace news highlights include F-35A and P-8A selections, a drop in UK military fixed-wing routine flight hours and insight into Russia's activities in the Black and Mediterranean Seas

BREAKING: Passenger An-26 "crashes into the sea” in Russia

The twin turboprop airliner was operating a 413-mile domestic flight in the region

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How Italy's Neos adapted to survive the pandemic

Italy’s second-largest airline overhauled its business model to survive the pandemic. Matteo Legnani caught up with Carlo Stradiotti, CEO of Neos, to learn more

Flying by the numbers

Many would assume the ‘V’ in V-speeds is derived from ‘velocity’ but the term is actually from the French word ‘vitesse’ French for ‘speed’.

The Avro York: an Unsung Hero 

Its design was derived from the much-loved Lancaster bomber and it became the hero of the Berlin airlift, even serving as Winston Churchill’s personal transport. The Avro York first flew on July 5, 1942 

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Unearthed: Rare bombing training flight in a Victor

Climb aboard a Victor with John Fricker for a bombing training sortie from the April 8, 1960 issue of The Aeroplane and Astronautics.

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What do we know so far about the Hawaii 737 ditching?

Key.Aero details the dramatic events leading up to and following the crash of Transair Flight 810 last Friday

Cessna 140 Ready for Take-Off

Aeroplane Heaven has released the Cessna 140 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 50

Welcome to the 50th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

Multiple fatalities in Philippine C-130H crash

A Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transport belonging to the Philippine Air Force crashed while attempting to land at Jolo Airport on Jolo Island in the nation’s Sulu province on July 4, killing 47 people

New Norwegian Destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has announced ENSG Sogndal Haukåsen Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Russia teases HMS Queen Elizabeth with MiG-31K, Tu-22M3 deployments

Russian bombers were training for a maritime war off the coast of Syria in late June, just as HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in the eastern Mediterranean

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US Navy buys RAF E-3D for E-6B training

An RAF Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control aircraft has been sold to the US Navy for use as an in-flight trainer in support of the Boeing E-6B Mercury programme

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How Loganair is helping battle COVID-19

As the aviation industry continues to resemble a skeletal shadow of its former self, positive news is in short supply – but it is out there. Chris Smith explains how one Scottish regional airline helped fulfil an integral role in the battle against COVID-19

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How Deutsche Aircraft plans to revamp the Dornier 328

In 2025 – 32 years after the Dornier 328 entered service – the Bavarian-built commuter will return as the reconsidered, redeveloped, revamped and re-engined D328eco. Andreas Spaeth talks to Deutsche Aircraft CEO Dave Jackson

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In pictures: The commanders-in-chief descend on Cornwall

Airliner World presents a selection of images to showcase the aviation on display at June's G7 Summit in Cornwall

Quiz: How well do you know your African airlines?

Can you identify these African airlines using just their tails? Let us know what score you get!

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GB Airways at 90: The complete story

GB Airways played an important role in British aviation before being swallowed up by easyJet in 2007. Lee Cross looks back at the carrier’s history in what would have been its 90th year

Halifax Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

FSimStudios has announced CYHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

BREAKING: Boeing 737 ditches in ocean off Hawaii

The twinjet had just taken off from Honolulu and was operating an inter-island cargo service

The CR.42 Falco: Italy’s forgotten fighter of WWII 

The aircraft was Italy’s most produced fighter of World War II, but despite proving itself over France, it was relatively ineffective during the Battle of Britain

FlyPast Podcast Episode 28

This week we chat to Britain’s youngest Private Pilot’s License holder Ellie Carter and find out why she was a United States security risk at just 9 years old...

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The rise and fall of Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

A Soviet Bloc powerhouse with a modest fleet and big ambitions, Balkan appeared to have it sussed. That was until communism collapsed and privatisation prevailed. Alex Mladenov recounts the story of the Bulgarian airline from boom to bust

WATCH: The man with the half-built Spitfire

You may not have seen him at the Battle of Britain airshow, but Stuart had a fascinating story to tell about the project that’s been 17 years and counting…

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