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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists.

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Russia’s airborne renaissance

Russian Aerospace Forces and Airborne Forces have taken part in a series of exercises to test new ideas and concepts for rapid intervention missions.

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UK Apache Force Fierce in the Fight

As the process of renewing the Army Air Corps’ attack helicopter fleet gathers pace, Tim Ripley looks at the distinguished career of the Apache AH1 in UK service.

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Viking’s Special Mission Twin Otter

The Twin Otter is a design that has endured and continues to attract new customers.

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Operation Northern Lightning

David Cenciotti

In a first among Joi nt Strike Fighter partner nations, Italy deployed its F-35As to Iceland in October in support of NATO’s Icelandic air policing mission.

David Cenciotti
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European tankers gain momentum

Alan Warnes

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

Alan Warnes
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Commander’s Update Briefing: BVR Combat

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE

Air Power Association President, Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE, examines what’s required to ‘reach out and touch’ an enemy aircraft.

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE
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Register Review

The latest changes on the UK, Irish, Isle of Man and Guernsey...

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Airbus A340-600 Long-haul Specialist

The A340-600 was the ultimate version of the manufacturer’s first long-haul airliner.

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To Havana by Il-96

One of the last opportunities to fly long-haul on a Russian-built jet is with Cubana from Madrid to Havana.

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Croatia’s new Warriors

Martin Scharenborg and Ramon Wenink

After three years of intensive training, Croatia’s Kiowa Warriors and their crews are on the brink of attaining full operational capability.

Martin Scharenborg and Ramon Wenink

Upcoming Events

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Following on from its successful inaugural show in 2018, the biennial Kuwait Aviation Show returns in January 2020.

Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow 2020

Tauranga, New Zealand

The annual Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow is to return this year, held in association with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Mount Truck Show.

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology Conference

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Rome, Italy

SMi’s 5th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference will return to Rome on February 5th and 6th 2020.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020

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Lucknow, India

Returning after a two-year absence is the biennial Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020. This year's event will be held at Vrindavan Yojna in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.