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A chapter from Key Publishing’s new book “Contact! Early US Naval and Marine Corps Aviation, 1911-1918” by Alan C Carey
The USAF and Northrop Grumman marked a major key milestone in the development and testing of the B-21 Raider on November 10, when the new sixth-generation stealth bomber – which is intended to be the successor to both the B-1B Lancer and B-2A Spirit – graced American skies for the first time
Boeing completed the first flight of its enhanced AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter from its facility in Mesa, Arizona, on October 11
Welcome to this week’s Quiz, which looks at the UK’s forgotten commercial airports. The country is littered with abandoned airports and airfields, and while some remain as hubs for general aviation, many have disappeared altogether. Here are ten questions to test your knowledge of some of the most famous.
With Texan swagger for bigger, better, brighter and bolder, going supersonic was in Braniff International’s DNA. In a special Key Publishing magazine on Concorde, Charles Kennedy delved behind the scenes of an unusual Concorde co-operation.
As the CAA’s Chief Test Pilot Captain Jock Reid flew Concorde once a month with British Airways and was also called upon to fly some unusual flights on the supersonic airliner. In the September 2011 issue of Aviation News.
Brooklands Museum hosts the only functional Concorde flight simulator in the world. Richard Benedikz was invited to experience the simulator first-hand to find out exactly how realistic it is and reported back his experience in the December 2009 issue of Airliner World
Considered by many to be as demanding as the US space programme, Stephen Skinner chronicled the testing and certification of Concorde in a special Key Publishing magazine on the legendary aircraft. It was a colossal challenge taking almost seven years and more than 5,000 flying hours – twice that of the Airbus A380.
Scenery developer Cli4D Designs has released the Bora Bora Improvement Project for Microsoft Flight Simulator.