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NATO commits more fighters to eastern Europe

NATO has announced that its members will send additional combat air platforms to ongoing deployments in eastern Europe in response to continued fears that Russia could be on the verge of invading Ukraine

Two AT-6E Wolverines arrive at Moody AFB

A pair of USAF Beechcraft AT-6E Wolverines have arrived at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Their arrival was announced by the 23rd Wing Public Affairs department on January 19

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Warbirds over Wanaka 2022 Cancelled

One of New Zealand’s major events has been forced to cancel for the second time in two years…

Israeli SH-60F contract award

NAVAIR awarded Science and Engineering Services LLC of Huntsville, Alabama, a $13,515,107 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract on January 19 for work related to three Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk helicopters destined for the government of Israel.

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Berlin Brandenburg Airport's big ambitions revealed

Berlin Brandenburg Airport may once have been best known for its much-delayed opening, but it has weathered an exceptionally tricky first year and has big ambitions, as chief operating officer Patrick Muller tells Tara Craig

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Analysis: UK air mobility faces balancing act with retirement of C-130J fleet

With the removal next year of the UK’s C-130J fleet from service and the importance of military transport highlighted by the 2021 Kabul airlift, the Royal Air Force faces challenges to maintain current operational tempo

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March FlyPast Picture of the Month Winner

The March Picture of the Month goes to Darren Curtis for his superb shot of 'The Mad Russian' Yak-5

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Ask Wingco: Your questions answered

Our ‘resident’ ex-RAF combat pilot/navigator, with hundreds of hours in Tornados, answers your aviation-related questions...PLUS February Quiz solutions!

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The fascinating ways airports are getting greener

Sustainability is back on the agenda and many airport operators have been analysing their environmental impact. Here are some of the eco stories from across Europe that you might have missed over recent weeks...

Spitfire: Evolution of an icon

Liam Shaw, Events and Experiences Coordinator at IWM Duxford introduces a world first, the largest collection of Spitfires under one roof gathered together for a very special exhibition…

QUIZ: Airbus customers and operators

Airbus held onto its crown as the world's biggest aircraft manufacturer last year, but how well do you know the European aerospace giant's biggest customers?

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A visit to Aerospace Bristol

Celebrating more than a century of heritage, Aerospace Bristol charts the city’s involvement in aviation from the early days of flight through to the modern age of space travel. Darren Harbar visited the unique museum now based at the former Filton airfield

March Picture of the Month Runners-up

Each month we publish the winners of our online Picture of the Week competition and make one of them our FlyPast Picture of the Month...

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Bern-Belp: Inside Swiss capital's forgotten airport

Bern-Belp Airport serves the capital of Switzerland, yet contrary to its status, the gateway has had to fight hard to maintain its existence, even before the onset of COVID-19, as Andreas Spaeth discovers

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Evolution of an Icon: IWM Duxford’s incredible Spitfire collection

Aviation News Editor Jamie Ewan reports from Imperial War Museum Duxford’s unique salute to chronicle the development of the indomitable Supermarine Spitfire

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NBAA show – 1964 style

The annual NBAA business aircraft show has grown into a massive event mirroring the growth of the sector. We open a ‘time capsule’ of an article from the archives covering the 1964 event, which was featured in the November 19, 1964 issue of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’

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ANALYSIS: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine rest on a 'knife-edge'

Vladimir Trendafilovski provides an insight on what could happen if the Russian military do invade Ukraine

FlyPast Picture of the Week

This week's Picture of the Week was captured by Ferry Lotterman

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UK carriers could get jet-powered drones under Project Vampire

The UK Ministry of Defence is looking to begin the procurement of a series of jet-powered drones this year that will operate from Royal Navy platforms, potentially including the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers

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Pioneering Swedish monoplane changes hands

The first ever Swedish military aeroplane, the Nyrop No:3, was transported from the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm to Flygvapenmuseum at Malmslätt on January 4...

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Jimmie Angel's Lucky Strike

The world’s tallest waterfall was revealed by a free-spirited pilot. It became a life-long passion, as Robin Evans recounts

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Why Victorville is more than just an aircraft boneyard

Chris Sloan travels to California to learn why this quirky desert facility is far more than an aviation retirement home

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FlyPast March 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Belgium welcomes the A400M as C-130 bows out of service

The arrival of the A400M marks a transition to a new tactical and strategic military transport capability for the Belgian Armed Forces. We visited Melsbroek for an update on the activities of the 15th Air Transport Wing

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The history of REME Aviation

A Hampshire Military Museum is joining forces with the REME Museum to deliver two online lectures tracing the history of REME aviation…

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