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After days of hype, Russia has officially revealed a full-scale mock-up of its new stealthy, single-engine, fifth-generation lightweight fighter, dubbed the Sukhoi ‘Checkmate’, but also referred to as the Legkiy Takticheskiy Samolet (LTS, Tactical Light Aircraft)
Now in its 40th year of service, the McDonnell Douglas KC-10A has been continuously deployed since January 1991. Like most DC-10 airliners that preceded it, the Extender has entered its twilight years and will soon become part of the USAF’s past, as we report
Key.Aero gained privileged access to Duxford’s Concorde and captured the world-famous nose droop from inside the cockpit
RAF-operated Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland, have completed a proof of concept exercise in Norway, which tested tactical ground-based refuelling capabilities at a dispersed forward operating location
The next title in the Landmarks series in development and Orbx's first expansion for the Indian subcontinent is Mumbai.
The combined UK and US F-35B air wing embarked on HMS Queen Elizabeth as part of the Carrier Strike Group 21 deployment has an 80% availability rate, however sustainment questions continue to surround the US-led stealth fighter programme
Within the realms of Marina Raskova’s three female fighter regiments, two pilots took their duties to the next level. Read part one of their incredible stories
Four RAAF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter pilots have graduated from the platform’s first operational conversion course to be completed in Australia
A fascinating piece on what was the original plan for Gatwick from the October 17, 1952 issue of The Aeroplane
Welcome to the 52nd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! To celebrate the first one-year anniversary of this quiz and to mark the start of MAKS 2021 at Zhukovsky, Russia, you can see how well you know your modern Russian military aircraft! Can you identify all ten aircraft correctly?
For John Preece and his fellow Battle of Britain film pilots, mixing with stars like Caine and Susannah York on set was a fascinating experience…
Orbx has announced YBBN Brisbane International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Asobo Studio has announced a new partnership with Orbis International, a non-profit organization transforming lives through the treatment and prevention of avoidable blindness, to give flight simmers the chance to virtually explore the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital.
John Preece got more than he bargained for when he was chosen to be a pilot in the most iconic historic aviation film ever made
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