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Military

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The Airborne Connector

A US Air Force aircraft type that had quietly gone about its trade for nearly 15 years came into sharp focus after a crash in Afghanistan. Combat Aircraft Journal examines the role of the E-11A BACN.

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Warthogs of Crow Mountain

As the US Department of Defense looks to prune the A-10C Thunderbolt II fleet, Combat Aircraft Journal highlights the work of the 25th Fighter Squadron ‘Assam Draggins’, the only forward-deployed A-10 unit.

Second RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK

The second Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has arrived in the UK.

USAF B-2s return to Europe

Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers have arrived in Europe as part of a Bomber Task Force deployment.

Exercises Frisian Flag, Cold Response cancelled due to COVID-19

The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cancelled Exercise Frisian Flag – which was due to be hosted at Leeuwarden Air Base from March 23 to April 3 – in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Commercial

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Picking up the pieces

The domestic aviation market in the UK experienced seismic shocks in 2020. Tom Batchelor reviews the events of the last 12 months and speaks to executives of the country’s major airlines to find out how they weathered the storm created by the collapse of Flybe and the COVID-19 pandemic

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Aviation transformations

Charles Woodley recounts some of the upstarts that tried to squeeze in on the low-cost revolution that swept through the UK in the mid-1990s and early 2000s

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The Baron’s 2021 predictions

We’ve enlisted our good friend Baron Felix von Tempelhof to highlight some topics to keep on your radar for the year ahead…

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Historic

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

A commercial passenger-carrying development of the famous Vickers Vimy flew for the first time on April 13 in 1919. Check out these photos from our archive of some of the Vimy family of aircraft

What makes the Vulcan so special?

Ben Dunnell, Editor of Aeroplane, and Jamie Ewan, Editor of Aviation News, discuss the Vulcan’s impact on aviation engineering…

The design genius of the Vulcan

What made the Avro Vulcan bomber so far ahead of its time? Designed just five years after the Lancaster, it’s incredible to understand the advancements that were made in such a short time

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Flight Simulation

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DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX

Air Combat: Part 1 TUTORIAL “After two steep circling...

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Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! ...

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Carenado Cheyenne II

The aircraft prized for its performance, utility and economy...

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