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High-Profile Stealth: The B-2 Bomber

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Summer in Kubinka

For two weeks in August, the town of Kubinka, southwest of Moscow...

Acceleration, Optimism Retirements and Air Refuelling

The US Navy is considering ways to accelerate the phase-out of...

Low-Cost Outlook

Low-cost airlines are doing well, but as Mark Broadbent reports,...

North Sea Air Bridge

Ian Frain reviews the operations and aircraft of the companies...

Smooth Operator

Chris Kjelgaard explains why VIP rotorcraft operator and management...

Cooperation, Acquisition and Irma

The deadline for manufacturers to submit a proposal for the replacement...

A New Era

There’s been a revolution in helicopter search and rescue in...

Got Mettle?

Jon Lake covers Operation Biloxi, a four-month RAF Typhoon detachment...

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General Atomics lines up major Avenger C sale

GENERAL ATOMICS Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is negotiating...

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Canadian Hornets arrive in Romania

Serial 188770, one of the four RCAF CF-188s from 409 Tactical...

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Last RAAF C-130J repainted in new colours

C-130J-30 Hercules A97-448 at Wagga Airport in the new scheme...

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‘Silver Eagles’ Fly Again

The active-duty Air Force detachment based alongside the Oregon...

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Harvard Back in New Zealand Skies

An historic aircraft which crashed while landing is back in the...

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External-load ‘ski jump’ trials for F-35B

AN F-35B Lightning II has launched for the first time from the...

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Vigía UAV mock-up at Argentine Air Force Day

THE FUERZA Aérea Argentina (FAA, Argentine Air Force) Day ceremony...

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Kyrgyzstan receives two An-26s

THE RUSSIAN defence ministry has transferred two An-26 transports...

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Airbus 320s for New Chilean LCC

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AIRPORT MOVEMENTS

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Sentinel returns from Middle East ops

A ROYAL Air Force Sentinel R1 from No V (Army Co-operation) Squadron...

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More Bell 412s for Argentine Air Force

THE FUERZA Aérea Argentina expects to receive four new Bell...

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First flight of Il-112V next year

THE FIRST flight of a prototype Il-112V military transport aircraft...

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100th A350 Handed Over

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