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After Draken Europe won a three-year contract to provide fast jet red air services in the UK, it has teamed up with Aero Vodochody to provide maintenance and support to its fleet of L-159 light attack aircraft
Boeing and the US Navy have recently completed manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) tests where a Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstrated command and control of three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Airbus Helicopters announced on Friday 15, the first members of the H175M. The UK based industry team is to offer, supply and support the British produced H175M helicopter for the UK MOD’s New Medium Helicopter (NMH) programme.
Chris Frear reveals how the first RAF station to be handed over to the USAAF has been given a new lease of life, decades after it had closed
The valiant actions of an American B-17 pilot saved the lives of his crew – but at the expense of his own. Anthony Moor details the tragic crash of an Eighth Air Force Flying Fortress
Canada’s Defence Minister Anita Anand announced on July 14 that Canada has finalized a contract to acquire the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will replace and renew the capability currently fulfilled by the CC-150 Polaris fleet and later become part of the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) fleet.
For many years the distinctive voice of Raymond Baxter was synonymous with Farnborough Airshow, due to him presenting the BBC’s coverage of the aeronautical extravaganza. In this October 1978 article in ‘Aeroplane Monthly’ he gives a personal take on the famous airshow
DURING A combined Boeing and Royal Air Force media briefing at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, om July 15, a digital rendering of the proposed colour scheme for the RAF’s three new E-7 Wedgetail AEW1 aircraft was officially unveiled.
TACTICAL AIR Support Inc of Jacksonville, Florida, was awarded a $265.3m firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on July 1 by the US Naval Air Warfare Aviation Division to upgrade 22 former Swiss Air Force F-5E/F Tiger IIs.
Robert Forsyth details how the Luftwaffe attempted to defend the Third Reich against the mass daylight formations of US heavy bombers
Berlin Airlift pilots from the US Air Force tell the story of their part in one of the greatest humanitarian efforts in aviation history
FlightFactor has announced the Boeing 767-400 for X-Plane 11 is now available.
In a major intervention, the usually well-tempered Emirates Airline has blasted Heathrow management over what it calls “entirely unreasonable and unacceptable” demands.
Colonel Douglas C (‘Disco’) Dildy (USAF Ret) describes his time as the commander of the 32nd Fighter Squadron at Soesterberg Air Base in the Netherlands, which flew the F-15 Eagle.
The Mustang and the Merlin. So right did the combination prove that they are now synonymous. But it was by no means always certain it would produce the long-range escort fighter which proved so influential in the European theatre. What was the reality behind the legend?
Craig West shines a spotlight on Europe’s ‘mini airliner’ sector and finds out how the manufacturers of three very different designs are vying to remain competitive in this increasingly congested market
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