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US Navy Blue Angels receives first Super Hornet test jet
Boeing has handed over its first F/A-18E Super Hornet test aircraft to the US Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron.
French Army brings forward H160M delivery date
The Aviation Légère de l’Armée de Terre (ALAT, French Army Air Corps) has announced that deliveries of its first Airbus Helicopters H160M Guépard (Cheetah) helicopters will take place in 2026, two years earlier than planned.
48th Fighter Wing F-15C crashes in the North Sea
A Boeing F-15C Eagle – assigned to the US Air Forces Europe’s (USAFE’s) 48th Fighter Wing (FW) at RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk – has crashed into the North Sea.
IAI inks deal for special mission aircraft with European customer
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a US$350m special mission aircraft-related contract with an unnamed major European nation.
First KC-130J for VMGR-452
Lockheed Martin has handed over its first KC-130J Super Hercules multi-role tanker/transport to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) ‘Yankees' – a US Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) unit.
Which airline claims to have vaccinated its entire on-board crew?
As the world continues the rapid roll-out, one airline says it has already completed its programme to inoculate its flying crew
Aviation News March 2021
The full issue in page-turning format
Rebirth of the Dancing Crane - Part 2
Following privatisation in the 1980s, Japan Airlines continued to grow, until it faced the threat of bankruptcy in 2010. Having emerged successfully from that crisis, it is now struggling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, as Jozef Mols details
WATCH: How they really filmed the Battle of Britain dogfight scenes
It’s probably the most famous footage from the best-known historic aviation movie of all time – but as pilot John Preece explains, it took a few goes to get right…
Rare 90-year-old report of a Zeppelin flight!
This account of an aerial tour of Britain, from the September 16, 1931 issue of The Aeroplane, provides revealing insights into the operation and passenger experience of flying in one of these behemoths
FlyPast Podcast Episode 29
For this episode, we're talking to Charlie Walker of the Night Fright C-47 restoration projection...
Orbx Simulations NZWR Whangarei Airport
The Capital of Northland, New Zealand
Bush Pilot's Flight Adventure
Flying the MilViz de Havilland DHC-3 Otter
AV-8B RAZBAM NIght Atteck V/STOL
The iconic Harrier Jump Jet takes flight in DCS World.