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FLIGHT TESTING

The SR53 test effort exploited the type’s flight envelope fully...

Heinkel He 219 restoration gets wings

The world’s only Heinkel He 219 received its long-awaited wings in mid-August.

Twins win big at Oshkosh

The top warbird awards at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s...

STORM BREWING

The sole surviving example of Finland’s only indigenous production...

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MAPPING THE ENEMY

“With our paint brushes”, said WAAF map-maker Kathlyn Hudson,...

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Military

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Bundle of surplus UK Merlin kit offered for sale

The UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment & Support is selling more than 1,000 pieces of equipment previously utilised by the country’s Merlin rotary fleet, valued at more than £45m in total

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Combat Aircraft Journal January 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

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Moving with the times: AESA radar on the rise

The advent of AESA radar technology has been one of the most significant steps in military aviation in a generation. Although airborne AESA radars have been around since the 1990s, ongoing technological developments are set to increase their capabilities

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Commercial

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BUSINESS IS BOOMING

News Review • Business Aviation A sell-out static display...

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Air Safety

Reports and details of recent incidents. Progress Made but...

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Flying into the Future

CENTENARY As British Airways marks a centenary of international...

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Guten Tag, Pet!

News Review • Europe NEWCASTLE IS set to become Lufthansa’s...

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LOT to Shout About for Polish Aviators

LOT POLISH Airlines has marked the centenary of Aeroklub Polski...

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Flight Simulation

DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL

RAZBAM has announced that its DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL is now available as an open beta.

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Just flight’s de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

A flying Otter… whatever next!

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Back to Basics - Stage 1, Lesson 8

We are now getting to the business...

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