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Inside the world’s biggest aircraft carrier
Three years to the day since President Trump commissioned it, we take a closer look at the USS Gerald R. Ford – so big it has space for over 75 aircraft and can launch 220 airstrikes a day.
New 'Fat Albert' completes first test flight
The US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron's new 'Fat Albert' support aircraft, C-130J - BuNo 170000 (c/n 382-5483) - carried out its first functional check flight (FCF) from Cambridge Airport on July 20.
France accepts third A330 MRTT Phénix
Airbus has handed over its third A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force).
Saab invests £50m for FCAS Centre in UK
Saab announced £50 million for a new Future Combat Air System (FCAS) UK centre on day one of Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) Connect, which also saw seven new industrial partners for Team Tempest unveiled.
The world's biggest helicopter
So big it can operate as a mobile hospital, the Russian Mi-26 Halo has the power to lift a C-130 Hercules. This is the story of the largest helicopter ever made…
United Airlines orders more 737 MAXs
After resuming flights with the type last month, the carrier has upped its commitment and brought forward delivery dates
JetBlue accepts maiden A321neo with new Mint suites
The US carrier plans to use the aircraft on transcontinental services between New York and Los Angeles
Norwegian reveals record annual loss for 2020
The embattled carrier’s operations were heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions
Behind the Scenes of the Canberra OCU in 1952
An interesting visit to the RAF’s Canberra training unit, from the September 5, 1952 issue of The Aeroplane, to see how the Service was going about preparing crews for this then new jet bomber
Behind the scenes on the Battle of Britain film
John Preece and Peter Arnold recall some anecdotes from the set…
The coolest piece of Battle of Britain film memorabilia ever…
John Preece still has an incredible keepsake from a summer of filming with Michael Caine & Co in 1968
Flight Sim Q&A
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Eagle Dynamics’ DCS World 2.5
A new phase
Challenging Airports - Lord Howe Island (YLHI)
Challenging Airports - Lord Howe Island (YLHI), Australia