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Upgrade for Shadow R1 fleet

THE FLEET of Shadow R1 aircraft operated by the RAF’s No 14...

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US Navy orders 14 more Super Hornets

An F/A-18E from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 ‘Blue Diamonds’...

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RAAF C-130J-30 SATCOM trial

THE RAAF is trialling the use of a satellite communication antenna...

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Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 7

This edition we discuss the circuit pattern in more detail…...

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Upgraded Lynx Back in the Air

MILITARY NEWS The Brazilian Navy’s first upgraded Super...

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Record-Breaking Mustang

A new world speed record for a pistonengined propeller-driven...

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Spanish Naval Aviation centenary

Six EAV-8B+ aircraft from 9a Escuadrilla took part in the centenary...

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Bolivia service may buy Pampa III

Latin America THE BOLIVIAN government is reportedly considering...

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Bangladesh Army C295W delivery

BANGLADESH ARMY Aviation C295W S3-BRT (c/n 170, with temporary...

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Bahrain to Increase F-16 Fleet

An order for 19 new-build F-16V fighters for Bahrain has been...

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Two Avenger Projects

Two Grumman Avenger restoration initiatives have made significant...

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Italian Atlantic retirement scheme

DURING A retirement ceremony held at Sigonella on September 21,...

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Modernised Brazilian Super Lynx flies

The first upgraded AH-11B during its maiden flight at Yeovil...

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Indonesia to begin local F-16 upgrade

A FIRST squadron of Tentara Nasional Indonesia – Angkatan Udara...

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Air Mauritius A350 Takes to the Air

Freshly painted Air Mauritius A350-900 3B-NBP (c/n 145) took...

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Tom Docherty tells the Javelin’s story through the eyes of...

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AFM completes its coverage of the air forces of the Gulf Cooperation...

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Rafale goes solo for Belgian fighter bid

FRANCE HAS decided not to submit a response to the Belgian government’s...

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Ivory Coast Mi-24V repaired

Africa A FORCE Aérienne de la Côte d’Ivoire (FACI, Ivory...

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AFSOC releases results of U-28A accident probe

ATTRITION A USAF U-28A, similar to that involved in the fatal...


Turbulent Designs has announced that its latest scenery product,...

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Qatar Typhoon Order Nears

Qatar has signed a statement of intent (SOI) to buy 24 Eurofighter...

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Busy Start for flyadeal

“Phenomenal” seat sales have been reported by Saudi Arabian...

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Lieuwe Hofstra reports on the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s P-3...

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Swifts of the Nile

For decades the Arab Republic of Egypt Air Force has maintained...


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