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For three decades, Constant Phoenix has sampled the atmosphere for nuclear particles. As the USAF’s last WC-135W faces retirement, Bob Archer reviews what could be its final UK deployment
Royal Danish Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons have been extremely busy during the first month of a three-month Baltic Air Policing deployment in Lithuania
US Air Force Global Strike Command has concluded the divesture of 17 Rockwell B-1B Lancer strategic supersonic bombers as the final example departed Edwards AFB, California, for the ‘Boneyard’ at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona, on September 23
The British Aerospace 146 took to the air on its maiden flight 40 years ago this September. Twenty years and 20 days later, the AVRO RJX100 made its first flight. Derek Ferguson recalls his time testing the quiet, diminutive quad-jet
A new US Air Force Aircraft Accident Investigation Board Report has revealed that an overheating auxiliary power unit (APU) caused nearly US$3m of damage to an F-22A Raptor in a previously unreported incident at Nellis AFB, Nevada, on October 30, 2020
Just Flight has announced Palma de Mallorca (LEPA) Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.
Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) from NATO’s Enhanced Presence (eFP) battle group ran drills with Força Aérea Portuguesa (FAP, Portuguese Air Force) Lockheed Martin F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcons and Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI, Italian Air Force) Eurofighter F-2000As from October 4-6
The Handley Page H.P. 80, later to be named the Victor, had a new wing design which bestowed excellent performance. The virtues of this ground-breaking shape were explained by no less than Handley Page’s chief designer in the January 2, 1953 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs assigned to the RAF’s No 617 Squadron ‘The Dambusters’ have conducted buddy-buddy air-to-air refuelling operations with a US Navy-operated Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet for the first time
We caught some of the action in Exercise Northern Lightning, held once again at Volk Air National Guard Base in Wisconsin from August 9-20
Operating from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, on September 21 two USAF Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II aircraft released the B61-12 joint test assemblies
The 56th Rescue Squadron has spent more than three years at Aviano Air Base in Italy, where the unit has capitalised on the installation's conditions and strategic position, as we report
Pakistan’s Global Industrial Defence & Solutions was present at the IDET exhibition in Brno during October 6-8, showcasing a range of systems including the Shahpar-II unmanned aerial vehicle
The operational conversion unit of the RAF’s Air Mobility Command, No XXIV Squadron, deployed on a training exercise at Glasgow-Prestwick International Airport, Scotland, between September 25 and October 1
FeelThere has announced [KLGA] La Guardia International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.
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