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Draken launches Mirage F1M combat training missions
US-based adversary air (ADAIR) contractor, Draken International, has commenced training operations with the US Air Force (USAF), using its ‘new', second-hand Mirage F1M fighters.
Dutch Lightning Leader
Last October, a first Dutch F-35A to be permanently stationed at Leeuwarden arrived at the base in the north of the country. At the controls was Lt Col Ian ‘Gladys’ Knight, who talked to Bob Fischer about Dutch F-35 numbers and dogfighting in the stealth warplane.
Joint Helicopter Command steps up COVID-19 support
Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) has stepped up its support in the battle against COVID-19, as part of the UK government’s response to the ongoing pandemic.
Boeing receives new Poseidon production contract
Boeing has been contracted to produce a further 18 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft – a deal which includes more aircraft for the US Navy and the first examples for New Zealand and South Korea.
Combat Aircraft Journal May 2020
Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal May 2020
Airliner World February 2021
The full issue in page-turning format
How commercial aviation is battling birdstrikes
The challenge of birdstrikes is almost as old as powered flight itself, but while technology and management measures intended to reduce these incidents have taken great leaps, there are still thousands of occurrences reported each year, as Tom Batchelor investigates
First in, last out - The closure of Berlin's Tegel airport
Within a week, the German capital’s new Willy Brandt airport opened and its venerable Tegel site closed for good. Andreas Spaeth went out with the old and in with the new
THE HISTORIC AIRSHOWS IN JUNE YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS!
After the lack of action last year, you could say that the air show season of 2021 is the sign of things getting back to normal. With that in mind, we've put together a list of the events in June that any historic aviation enthusiast - young or old - needs to experience!
Historic Aviation Quiz
It's the last historic aviation quiz of the month, which can only mean one thing: it's a toughie!
Insights from a 1959 Gloster Javelin flight
We found a view-from-the-cockpit report from a 1959 issue of The Aeroplane and Astronautics on the RAF’s latest fighter at the time
Flight Sim 2017
The world’s largest flight sim show celebrates its fifth year...
Challenging Airports: Milford Sound
Challenging Airports - Milford Sound (NZMF)