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Military

French/US Navy’s hold cross-deck interoperability exercises

The US Navy’s Nimitz-class USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the Marine Nationale’s (French Navy’s) FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) aircraft carriers have held cross-deck interoperability exercises.

Germany funds for C-130J missile approach warning system

The Budget Committee of the Deutschen Bundestages (the legislative arm of the German Parliament) has invested in equipping its future C-130J Super Hercules fleet with missile approach warning systems (MAWS).

Australia to sell Hornets to aggressor contractor

The Australian government has announced that it will sell up to 46 of its retired legacy F/A-18A/B Hornets to ‘Red Air’ combat training company, Air USA.

ANALYSIS: FARA in Focus

Khalem Chapman provides detailed insight into each contender in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft – Competitive Prototype (FARA-CP) programme before the US Army narrows its selection down to just two concepts.

Germany approves Tornado HUD upgrade

The Budget Committee of the Deutschen Bundestages (the legislative arm of the German Parliament) has invested in digitising the head-up display (HUD) of the Luftwaffe’s (German Air Force’s) Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR fleet.

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Commercial

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Airliner World January 2021

Welcome to Airliner World January 2021

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QUIZ: How well do you know your retro liveries - Part 2

Back by popular demand - this week's Commerical Aviation quiz focuses on the liveries of yesteryear and tests your knowledge of paint schemes which adorned some of the world's largest airlines

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Which airlines’ credit ratings have dropped the most?

A report from a leading credit rating agency shows the true financial position of some of the world’s largest airlines

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Historic

Historic Aviation Quiz

It's that time of the week again!

MiG-1 turns 81!

When the MiG-1 first flew on April 5, 1941 it was clear that the aircraft had many deficiencies... yet 100 were still ordered, and the aircraft flew for 4 years. Why?

Historic aviation off and on screen

Andy Saunders didn't have much time for girlfriends as a young man; historic aviation was (and still is) a huge part of his life...

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Flight Simulation

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DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX

Learning to fly the DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX. Set-up,...

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Miami Intl Airport

Gateway to the Caribbean

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DCS: AJS-37 Viggen

Leatherneck Simulations raises the bar DCS: AJS-37 VIGGEN...

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