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Y viva España: Madrid Airport in the 1960s

Javier Rodríguez presents photographs from Pablo Peraita of operations at Madrid-Barajas Airport between 1965-1969

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Supersonic fast track

Will commercial supersonic air travel ever return to our skies? Start-up Boom Supersonic thinks so. Mark Broadbent profiles its ambitions to slash global flight times onboard the fastest-ever airliner

Stampe Formation Team talk favourite manoeuvres

We speak to one part of the incredible line-up at Midlands Air Festival over the weekend, the Stampe Formation Team.

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The story of how airliner jet engines evolved

The turbine powerplants for the commercial airliners of today are worlds apart from those of the 1950s. But what has changed since the start of the Jet Age? Key.Aero recounts the main milestones of jetliner propulsion to explain how we got to where we are

New Hawaiian Destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Terrapearl Studios has released Molokai Airport Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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CSG21: Task force integrates with allies in the Mediterranean

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group have integrated with allies for exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, during which the aircraft carrier’s embarked F-35B Lightning IIs conducted operations with French Fleet Air Arm-operated Rafale Ms

Air Warrior Podcast Episode 4

While defence procurement enjoyed a bumper week, Modern Military Group Editor Alan Warnes speaks with Aero Vodochody on its L-39NG military jet trainer to learn more about the latest developments from the programmes and potential new markets for the aircraft

RAF Chinooks record 3,000 flight hours in Mali operations

Boeing Chinook HC5/HC6/HC6A heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters assigned to the RAF’s No 1310 Flight have recorded 3,000 flight hours in support of the French-led Operation Barkhane in Mali

Watch behind the scenes at the Midlands Air Festival

We talk to Trevor Graham, the organiser of Midlands Air Festival, as he reveals the key to putting on a great show around the Covid roadmap

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Behind the Scenes of a Vickers Vanguard Demo Tour

In the April 8, 1960 issue of The Aeroplane and Astronautics the magazine reported on a demonstration tour to the West Indies by a Vickers Vanguard.

JetBlue inaugurates maiden A321neo Mint service

Ahead of its transatlantic debut later this year, the US carrier rolled out its new premium cabin on domestic services for the first time

EA-7 Edgley Optica Ready for Take-Off

Orbx has announced the EA-7 Edgley Optica is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 46

Welcome to the 46th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

Kyrgyz Air Force Mi-8MT crashes near Kichi-Alai

A Mil Mi-8MT belonging to the Kyrgyz Air Force crashed near Kichi-Alai in the Nookat district of Kyrgyzstan’s Osh region on June 4

CRJ ‘lands’ inside office building

Instead of dashing off to the desert, the regional jet has found an unusual final resting place

Ebbing ANGB selected to host FMS F-35 training centre

The Department of the Air Force has selected Ebbing ANGB in Fort Smith, Arkansas, as the preferred location for establishing an F-35 Lightning II training centre for Foreign Military Sales participants

Quiz: How well do you know your defunct airlines - US edition

The list of defunct airlines is extremely long, but how well do you know extinct United States-based operators? This week's quiz is dedicated entirely to carriers that didn't stand the test of time

US approves Australian AH-64E purchase

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of 29 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated equipment to the Australian government

Boeing reveals ecoDemonstrator programme plans

Now in its tenth year, the five-month initiative aims to advance the progression of promising technologies by taking them out of the lab and into the sky

Midlands Air Festival: Live Updates!

Get live updates from Midlands Air Festival as we bring you exclusive content, interviews and news!

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RAF Fighter Pilot Training in 1941

A fascinating insight into how the RAF was training its new fighter pilots for the Spitfire and Hurricane.

Denmark orders electric aircraft for training role

Denmark has become the first country in the world to procure an electric aircraft for operational use within its armed forces

Freeware Landmarks Taipei Xinyi District Released

Orbx, in partnership with NVIDIA, has released the Taipei Xinyi District Freeware pack for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Brazil green lights tanker transport acquisition

Brazil’s Ministry of Defence has approved the purchase of two multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft, which will supplement the Brazilian Air Force’s existing air-to-air refuelling fleet

FlyPast Podcast Episode 24

This week, the entire FlyPast team chat through some of their personal favourite aircraft. There are some well known favourites, and some slightly more left-field answers...

 

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