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FIGHTING WITH THE ‘SAINTS’

VFC-13 ‘Fighting Saints’ flies the F-5 Tiger II in the adversary...

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RUSSIAN TRAINING WOES

Russia’s military flight training system is currently running...

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USAF’S E-4B REPLACEMENT

COMMAND POST RECAPITALIZATION UNDER WAY US NAVY GROUP II...

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TEST NIGHTHAWK

Lockheed YF-117A Nighthawk serial 79-10783 was the fourth of...

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A CLEAN SLATE

PAVING THE WAY FOR LIVE-VIRTUAL TRAINING BRINGING YOU...

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A CHANGING TANKER WORLD

THE US AIR Force once flew close to 800 KC-135 strategic aerial...

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PEGASUS PROGRESS

THE USAF HAS given approval to a retrofit for the Boeing KC-46A’s...

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FIRST BLOCK III SUPER HORNET DELIVERED

BOEING RECENTLY DELIVERED the first Super Hornet to complete...

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MALAYSIAN GUARDIANS

The Malacca Strait is the world’s busiest shipping lane —...

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LAST OF THE LINE

RAAF ‘CLASSIC’ HORNET TRAINING FINALE THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN...

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RAPTOR: 15 YEARS ON THE FRONTLINE: PART ONE

At a time when the US Air Force wants to accelerate fighter aircraft...

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‘VIPER FLARE’

This stunning image was shot by Rich Cooper on a Nikon D5 over...

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RUSSIAN ‘FOXHOUNDS’ CAUSE ARCTIC CONCERNS

THE RUSSIAN TASS news agency has said that military exercises...

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FAREWELL TO THE RECCE RHINOS

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force held a public farewell event...

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Glory Days - de Havilland Moths

FlyPast showcases select examples of de Havilland’s peerless Moth series...

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TEUTONIC TREASURE TROVE

Germany’s Technik Museum Speyer has been branded a must for aviation enthusiasts...

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SWEEPING THE SKY

Andrew Thomas examines the history of 40 Squadron...

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Armed and Deadly

Comparatively small and underpowered, Henschel’s Hs 129 was still an effective ground attack and anti-armour aircraft...

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Turning the tables - Warton's Lightnings

In its twilight years the Lightning turned from hunter to hunted...

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HERDING BRONCOS AT CHINO

A restored Bronco recently returned to the air in California...

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SYWELL’S SPANISH Invasion

Darren Harbar explores the UK’s blossoming Hispano Aviación Buchón population, while Gary Brown uncovers the history of the fleet

What’s New?

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

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‘UPSIDE DOWN PANG’

When Clyde Pangborn crossed the Pacific in 1931, his fame was fleeting...

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South American Eagle

Tony Butler shares the story of the twin-engine I.A.e 30 Ñancú...

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Restoration Scene: Tempting Reality

The ‘carrot’ of an airworthy Hawker Tempest has been dangling for years...

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