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Revealed: rare historic insights into the YF-12A and SR-71 Feature Premium

Revealed: rare historic insights into the YF-12A and SR-71

“I unreservedly describe them as the most thrilling birds in the sky today,” was how legendary aviation writer Bill Gunston described the YF-12A and SR-71 in the March 1974 issue of Aeroplane Monthly. Read his article here…

F-35As conduct acoustic and emissions testing at RAF Lakenheath

Two USAF-operated Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs from the Vermont ANG – which recently arrived in the UK – are being used to prepare RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk, for the arrival of its first fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters

French Navy orders two additional H160s

France’s Fleet Air Arm has ordered a further two Airbus Helicopters H160s, which will be delivered to the service in a search and rescue (SAR) configuration

ACJ320neo Feature Premium

Here’s where the world’s first ACJ320neo has flown this year

The maiden Airbus Corporate Jet has certainly been getting a lot of use and has been flying some very impressive flights

FlyPast Podcast Episode 22

This week the team discuss classic historic aviation books and going to the 75th anniversary at Arnhem... and a familiar controversial subject from the world of film rears its head, too...

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CSG21: Task force eyes first deployment as Strike Warrior concludes

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her task force have returned to HMNB Portsmouth, Hampshire, after concluding Exercise Strike Warrior – the final training event before the Carrier Strike Group sets sail on its maiden deployment to the Far East this weekend

VIDEO: Pilot Describes Wild Weasel Missions Over Vietnam

Colonel Richard Graham is most well-known for his time on the SR-71 Blackbird, but he also flew the F-4 Phantom which included a spell in the Wild Weasel role during the Vietnam War

Belarusian Yak-130 crashes in Baranovichi

A Yakovlev Yak-130 belonging to the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence Forces crashed near a residential area in Baranovichi on May 19, killing both pilots

Qatari F-15QA involved in landing mishap near St Louis

A Boeing F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) multi-role fighter destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force was involved in a landing mishap at St Louis-MidAmerica Airport in Illinois on May 18, forcing both crew members to eject from the aircraft

Boeing 757 flight deck turnaround tour

Minutes after landing in Sydney, Captain James McBride spoke with Key.Aero’s Thomas Haynes over Zoom from the cockpit of his Boeing 757. The veteran airline pilot provided an exclusive insight into the turnaround process while showing off features of the narrowbody

Tenerife South Out Now

Aerosoft has announced Tenerife Sur for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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FlyPast July 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Historic Aviation Quiz

What will you score this week?

KLM boosts European network with four new destinations

As the carrier prepares for the summer, the frequency and capacity of flights is set to increase

Five aircraft prototype contracts awarded for Armed Overwatch

Prototypes of five different aircraft have been ordered for competitive demonstrations under US Special Operations Command’s Armed Overwatch programme

JetBlue reveals London schedule and pricing

The New York-based carrier is ready to begin its first foray across the Atlantic

V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961 Feature Premium

V-Bomber Exercise Report from 1961

A fascinating insight into the testing of the capabilities of Bomber Command and Fighter Command during war games.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Partnership Series: Text-to-Speech Engine

In the latest Partnership Series, Asobo Studio introduced the developers of the Text-to-Speech engine.

Restored Draken put on display in Sweden

Saab S 35E Draken 35959 on display outside the F 11 Wing Museum...

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Days of Thunder

Star letterVulcan XH588 in 1992, during its days with the RAF...

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Meteor engine returns ‘home’ to West Raynham

The recovered Meteor engine was delivered to West Raynham Control...

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Dutch museum set to restore unique Catalina

The sole remaining Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina to have served...

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Life Begins at 40

Retrospective 40 YEARS OF FLYPASTAs FlyPast chalks up 40 years...

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New colours for NZ Canberra

English Electric Canberra B(I)8 WT346 arrived at the New Zealand...

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