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Historic

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Battle of Britain at 80: Ninety Seconds of Carnage

The only mission the Boulton Paul Defiants of No 141 Squadron flew...

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Aeroplane News from September 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Duxford Station Commander

"It was Woody that got us home again." That was one fighter pilot’s verdict...

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PIONEERS: Richard Shuttleworth

“He was the best and dearest son”...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Forgotten Force

The Battle of against the Luftwaff e, whatever it might say on...

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Military

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What we know so far about Sikorsky's Raider X helicopter

Following our coverage last month of Bell’s 360 Invictus offering for the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft programme, Khalem Chapman details the platform’s competitive rival, which comes in the form of Sikorsky’s Raider X light attack/scout helicopter

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Inside Travis AFB: Gateway to the Pacific

In light of Air Mobility Command’s outstanding work during the evacuation of Kabul, Scott Cuong Tran and Nick Tran visited its busiest hub, Travis AFB in California, to find out how the US provides effective global transport

Thai F-16A ADF Fighting Falcon written-off in crash

A Lockheed Martin F-16A-15 ADF Fighting Falcon belonging to the Royal Thai Air Force was written-off after it crashed in the Chatturat district of Thailand’s Chaiyaphum province at approximately 1340hrs (local time) on March 8

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Commercial

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Ezeiza - Serving Argentina

Brazil Airport, more commonly known as Ezeiza, is part-way through a multi-million dollar overhaul...

The Year for Boeing’s Big Twin?

Delays are blighting introduction of the Boeing 777X...

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From Washington to Watford: NATO at 70

The NATO Leaders' Meeting had added significance in 2019...

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Chantilly Cream of the Crop

Dulles International Airport promised much but initially struggled to lure passengers from its downtown Washington DC rival...

‘Longreach’ for the Skies

It was the world’s longest passenger flight in distance and duration...

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Flight Simulation

A2A Announces Move to X-Plane

A2A Simulations announces move to X-Plane.

KATL Atlanta 2019 released

Imaginesim has released the 2019 version of KATL Atlanta for Prepar3D version 4.

DCS: World War II Asset pack update

​​Eagle Dynamics has added two new vehicles to its DCS: WWII Asset Pack.

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Upcoming Events

RAF Cosford Air Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "This year’s theme is ‘Take Flight.’ Kickstart your interest in a career in the RAF, and develop an understanding of what the Service does for the defence of the United Kingdom. Get close to the cutting edge of technology with RAF aircraft & unique attractions across the showground, and immerse yourself in a thrilling, action-packed flying display programme. The RAF Cosford Air Show is the only remaining RAF-organised Air Show. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the RAF as well as an exciting summer day out for the whole family."

NAS Jacksonville - NAS Jax Air Show

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Jacksonville, United States

US Navy airshow

Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

Bagotville International Air Show

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Saguenay, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."