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Scanair: Rise of the SunJet

From the early 1960s, Scanair carried passengers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden to their holiday destinations.

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NATO’S Last Fitters

Piotr Butowski

While the Su-22 swing-wing strike aircraft may be obsolescent by today’s standards, 35 years ago it provided Poland with a technological leap comparable only with its subsequent purchase of F-16 fighters.

Piotr Butowski
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The long arm of the Israeli Air Force

Arie Egozi

While the Israeli Air Force is well equipped with ‘smart’ standoff weapon systems, threats developing close to the country’s borders and further afield require additional, even more capable munitions.

Arie Egozi
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Sea Breeze: Black Sea war games

Vladimir Trendafilovski

Vladimir Trendafilovski reports on the 19th edition of the annual Sea Breeze multinational maritime exercise.

Vladimir Trendafilovski

Book Reviews

Glenn Sands reviews three publications

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Bogeys, Red Eagles and Gun Dets: US Navy Topgun Instructor

It is 50 years since the founding of the worldfamous US Navy Fighter Weapons School (NFWS), better known as ‘Topgun’...

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Flight Simulator Guide

Jet Sim School in Peterborough gives you the chance to fly a...

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UK Carrier Strike: Lightning Force at Sea

Jamie Hunter

The UK Lightning Force has embarked on what is arguably its most important mission to date, taking a meaningful complement of F-35Bs to the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

Jamie Hunter
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Wildcats play Baccarat

Oliver Jonischkeit

For the first time, the British Army Air Corps joined an exercise in France with both Wildcats and Apaches.

Oliver Jonischkeit

Navigraph FlightSim Community Survey 2019 Out Now

Richard Benedikz

Between November 20 and December 2, Navigraph is conducting a FlightSim Community Survey together with several major addon developers and organisations within the flight simulation community.

Richard Benedikz

Upcoming Events

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Following on from its successful inaugural show in 2018, the biennial Kuwait Aviation Show returns in January 2020.

Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow 2020

Tauranga, New Zealand

The annual Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow is to return this year, held in association with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Mount Truck Show.

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology Conference

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Rome, Italy

SMi’s 5th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference will return to Rome on February 5th and 6th 2020.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020

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Lucknow, India

Returning after a two-year absence is the biennial Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020. This year's event will be held at Vrindavan Yojna in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.