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The P-8A Poseidon could become the dominant maritime patrol aircraft among NATO and key allied states; commonality bringing benefits to sustainment and interoperability. But will a lack of competition and variety hinder effectiveness, asks Nigel Pittaway
We reveal some of the vital work being undertaken by the French Special Ops helicopters that are operating covertly in the Sahel region of North Africa
Due to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, the Belgian government approved evacuation operations from Kabul International Airport by Belgian defence air assets
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s assigned to the RAF’s 121 Expeditionary Air Wing were scrambled to intercept an unidentified Russian fighter in international airspace over the Black Sea on August 17
The first prototype of the new Ilyushin Il-112V light military transport aircraft was destroyed in a fatal accident on August 17, killing all three crew members
We review Black Box Simulations' second general aviation aircraft for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the Britten- Norman BN-2 Islander.
Since our last status report on Microsoft Flight Simulator, Asobo Studio has released five major updates along with several ‘hot fixes’ as the team continues to work with aircraft manufacturers, the flight sim community and real-world pilots to improve all aspects of the simulator.
With the onset of COVID-19 across worldwide markets during the first half of last year, we analyse the trends of the global fleet before the pandemic (2019), its spread worldwide (2020) and what we hope is the road to recovery (2021).
An official investigation could be launched into the chaotic first hours of the Kabul airlift that saw a US Air Force C-17 taxiing through a crowd of Afghan civilians attempting to flee the country, before taking off with some people still clinging on
In the last few days, US Southern Command has deployed its forces to Haiti to support ongoing humanitarian assistance/disaster relief efforts after the Caribbean nation was hit by a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake on August 14
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As the Taliban entered Kabul to complete its rapid re-conquest of Afghanistan following the NATO withdrawal, order broke down at the city’s Hamid Karzai International Airport as thousands of civilians forced their way onto the tarmac in a bid to board one of the many military airlift flights evacuating US and other nationals
Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 finally leaves after five hours on the ground but all airlines have now suspended operations
A revealing account of RAF Comet operations from the May 17, 1957 issue of The Aeroplane
A truly immersive experience The developer of Wings over Flanders Fields, Old Brown Dog, has released a new version of this popular series called ‘Between Heaven & Hell II’. Derek Davis takes it for a test flight and highlights some of the new features that have been incorporated.
The stick shaker activated as the crew conducted a missed approach while trying to land in a storm
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