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CONTRACT ADVERSARIES: USAF PROJECT MOVES AHEAD

The US Air Force announced at the end of October that it had earmarked seven companies to provide contract aggressor services across the combat air forces.

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READY ROOM: DRINKING FROM A DRONE

Ready Room - the story behind the US Navy headlnes

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ATLANTIC RESOLVE: DOWN AT THE DOCKS

‘Atlantic Resolve’ has seen a series of large US Army
deployments to Europe ...

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CUTTING EDGE

Russia's killer drone makes strikes in Syria

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AMERICA’S TANKER: TOO IMPORTANT TO FAIL?

This year has seen a succession of problems emerging for the USAF’s already delayed Boeing KC-46 tanker program...

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THE OPS DESK: DELIBERATE TARGETING

How tactical aircraft and special forces take down the world's most wanted

SAM WorldJetways

Aerosoft has announced SAM WorldJetways for X-Plane 11 is out.

KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport Out Now

Orbx has announced KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport is now available for Prepar3D version 4 and X-Plane 11.

Thrustmaster Announces HOTAS Magnetic Base and F-16C Viper HOTAS Add-On Grip

To mark its 10th anniversary, Thrustmaster has announced the launch of the HOTAS Magnetic Base and the F-16C Viper HOTAS Add-On Grip.

Robin Takes Flight

Just Flight has announced the Robin DR400 is now available for Prepar3D and FSX.

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Test your knowledge of airport codes

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White Flower Fighter

Almost a year after arriving in the UK, a reproduction Albatros D.Va with an edelweiss-adorned
black fuselage made its long-awaited
aerial debut.

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Weekend Windycats: Part Two

Richard Knight concludes his study of life
with the Meteor pilots of Wymeswold’s
504 Squadron...

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Bonzer Delivery

Former RAF navigator Jack Talliss describes how his
crew delivered the RAF’s first complete Blue Steel
nuclear missile to Australia.

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The Soviet Canberra

Guy Martin assesses the world’s first successful jet bomber – the venerable Il-28

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BY DAY THEN BY NIGHT

Chris Goss concludes the story of a remarkable aviator...

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TEXAS BIRD IN TEXEL

Bob Fischer tells the story of a particular Stearman...

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’FIVE’ VERSUS THE LIGHTNING

Donald Nijboer describes how the Spitfire Mk.V clashed with Macchi’s C.202 Folgore for supremacy over Malta in 1942

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Freedom Fighter

Rolf Stibbe relays the story of former South Vietnamese Air Force aviator Major Trinh Tranh Chau ...

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THAT’S THE SPIRIT

Mike Tate relates just some of the epic story surrounding John Norman’s Spirit of St. Louis reproduction...

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LET’S MAKE A MUSEUM…

Assistant editor Jamie Ewan visits the fledgling South Wales Aviation Museum...

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Above and Beyond: John 'Joe' Dalley

Graham Pitchfork recounts the experiences of a Spitfire reconnaissance pilot based in Malta...

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MILLIONAIRES AT WAR

Kathleen Hanser reveals how privileged Yale University students formed the first US naval aviation unit during World War One

What’sNew?

FlyPast reviews our pick of the things to spend your money on...

Microsoft Flight Simulator Feature Discovery Series Episode 4 (Cockpits) Released

The Microsoft development team has released the fourth and last episode in its Feature Discovery Series.

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