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After a relatively short seven-year development period, the USAF is poised to begin testing the first new long-range bomber developed since the Northrop Grumman B-2A entered service more than 30 years ago. Tom Kaminski reports
India’s Light Combat Helicopter entered service in October 2022 after a lengthy development campaign. AirForces Monthly has followed the programme since the prototype’s maiden flight and provides details of this unique attack helicopter
Falcon Autumn proved to be one of the most complex multinational rotary-wing airborne assault exercises witnessed in Europe in recent years. Joris van Boven and Alex van Noije report from the Netherlands
Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Andrij Melnyk has made a direct plea to Germany to donate its entire ageing fleet of Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR ground attack/strike jets to help in the war with Russia
Owen Zupp has flown Airbus narrowbodies as well as the Boeing 737 and 787, but it is the 747 that will always hold a special place in his heart. Here, he recounts some of his outstanding memories of the iconic jumbo.
Back in 2017 and long before the COVID-19 pandemic had dealt a cruel blow to the Jumbo, Airliner World spoke to Mark Feuerstein who was then Boeing’s chief pilot, 747 Programs, about his role in the development of the -8 variant. Feuerstein retired from the company in 2021.
As it turned out, a pusher twin using modified car engines, with its undercarriage almost entirely within the fuselage and a wing that rotated for storage, wasn’t a viable light aeroplane — but there was method in the Baynes Bee’s apparent madness