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Portugal's Wolves of the Sea
Operating the P-3C CUP+ Orion, the Portuguese Air Force’s Esquadra 601 is a maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare specialist headquartered in Beja, in the south of the country. But as José Matos discovers, this is a unit that ranges far and wide.
RNLAF unveils special schemed Chinook
The Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force/RNLAF) has unveiled a specially painted Boeing CH-47D Chinook to celebrate the 75th anniversary of 298 Squadron.
AIR International May 2020
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Disaster Down Under!
Australia is starting to emerge from its worst bushfire season in living memory, with severe weather switching to storms and floods in some states. Khalem Chapman and Paul Eden scrutinise the aviation offensive to protect life and land.
L-39NG continues test campaign, expands flight envelope
Aero Vodochody has further expanded the flight envelope of its new L-39NG light jet trainer – the latest variant of the company’s Albatros family.
Return of the MAX - onboard a special 737 MAX flight
It has taken 20 challenging months for the 737 MAX to be recertificated, but it will take Boeing far longer to repair its broken trust. Chris Sloan steps on board a special 737 MAX flight – the first in the US since March 2019 – to examine whether the manufacturer has turned a corner
No call leads to close call for departing 737
A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800 rotated 400ft from the end of Gatwick’s runway after the automatic call for V1 did not occur, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has learned.
Quashing the myths of air travel in the COVID-19 era
With coronavirus still prevalent around the world, many former fliers are anxious about returning to airline travel, fearful they could catch the killer bug. Tom Batchelor quashes the myths and explores what innovations are out there to help restore confidence to passengers
LAST CALL TO ARMS
MOSQUITO SALUTE Last Israeli opsHaving acquired more than 90...
50 YEARS OF FLYING
Years after its RAF Display heyday, Hendon had one...
When the SEPECAT Jaguar went to sea
With just one example ever built, the carrier-borne SEPECAT Jaguar M is the forgotten member of this famed Anglo-French strike aircraft family. But why didn’t it succeed?
Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 6
This issue we start a discussion on landing techniques…
Prepar3D version 4-ready
Over the past few months, a number of major publishers and developers...
Chris Frishmuth fulfils his dream of becoming a bush pilot…...