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Despite having greater numbers and more technologically advanced platforms, Russia has failed to achieve air superiority over Ukraine after more than four weeks of conflict. We explain where they went wrong
He might be one of the most important names in aeronautical development of whom you’ve never heard, but Dr Norman de Bruyne deserves his place in the history books — not least for a light aeroplane that confounded supposedly expert opinion
The very fine restoration of a de Havilland Dragon Rapide also resurrected a British airline name from the past. We tracked down the man who ran the original Scillonia Airways, and talked to one of the leading lights in the modern operation of the same name
Six engines. Twin fuselages. A launch platform for hypersonic vehicles. Mark Broadbent reports on the unique Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft
As the war between Russia and Ukraine presses on through a second month, Vladimir Trendafilovski examines the status of a Ukrainian Air Force that has defied the odds to defend its skies and dealt hard-hitting blows to its invaders
Responding to “sustained demand for international travel”, Gulf giant Emirates is billed to return to another London gateway this summer. Find out which one this is, how many airports Emirates plans to serve the UK capital this year, and more, by reading ahead!
In a deal brokered by US-based Courtesy Aircraft Sales, a pair of Curtiss P-40N Warhawk restoration projects are available to purchase
The Royal Norwegian Air Force has bade farewell to the Lockheed Martin F-16 after more than 40 years of pivotal service defending the Scandinavian country and serving NATO’s air-policing system. Paulo Mata reports
German jet innovation resumed post-war, and with a vengeance. The Dornier Do 31 V/STOL transport was a remarkable achievement — we talked to the test pilot who was instrumental in this ground-breaking project
New twin-engine cargo airliners are on their way, as the recently launched A350F and 777-8F freighters go head-to-head for orders. Mark Broadbent reports
Outmoded as a European theatre fighter the Hawker Hurricane may have been by 1944-45, but still it played a key role in the Allied liberation of Europe — of all things, delivering mail
Babak Taghvaee details how USAF fighters, tankers and intelligence-gathering aircraft have been used to bolster NATO’s eastern flank in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The Romanian Air Force has suspended all flight activities with its ageing Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Lancer B/C fleet to improve aviation safety and prevent further attrition events involving the Soviet-era fighter
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