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Nigerian Super Tucano deal approved

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Typhoon Honours Wartime Pilot

Typhoon FGR4 ZJ919 of 6 Sqn now commemorates Hurricane pilot...

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Film Star Fortress to Return to the Skies

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The Armée de l’Air range at Suippes is used by Mirage, Rafale,...

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309th AMARG delivers F/A-18Cs to USMC

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Cub in Khartoum

Bailey/Aviation Image Network A SUDANESE Air Force (Silakh...

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Close call for USAF A-10C

ATTRITION Capt Brett DeVries with A-10C 80-0264 after being...

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Canadian Hornets to Romania

RCAF CF-188 188750 taxies for departure from Prestwick for Constanta,...

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HAC Rolls Out Airco DH.9

A newly restored Airco DH.9 E-8894, rolled out on August 13 by...

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General Atomics lines up major Avenger C sale

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Canadian Hornets arrive in Romania

Serial 188770, one of the four RCAF CF-188s from 409 Tactical...

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Last RAAF C-130J repainted in new colours

C-130J-30 Hercules A97-448 at Wagga Airport in the new scheme...

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‘Silver Eagles’ Fly Again

The active-duty Air Force detachment based alongside the Oregon...

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Harvard Back in New Zealand Skies

An historic aircraft which crashed while landing is back in the...

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External-load ‘ski jump’ trials for F-35B

AN F-35B Lightning II has launched for the first time from the...

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Vigía UAV mock-up at Argentine Air Force Day

THE FUERZA Aérea Argentina (FAA, Argentine Air Force) Day ceremony...

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Kyrgyzstan receives two An-26s

THE RUSSIAN defence ministry has transferred two An-26 transports...

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Airbus 320s for New Chilean LCC

An Akori – Peregrine falcon – features on JetSMART’S Airbus...

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A round-up of notable aircraft visiting UK airports. Turkmenistan...

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Sentinel returns from Middle East ops

A ROYAL Air Force Sentinel R1 from No V (Army Co-operation) Squadron...

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More Bell 412s for Argentine Air Force

THE FUERZA Aérea Argentina expects to receive four new Bell...

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First flight of Il-112V next year

THE FIRST flight of a prototype Il-112V military transport aircraft...

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100th A350 Handed Over

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