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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
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
Denmark has become the first country in the world to procure an electric aircraft for operational use within its armed forces
While air traffic control is generally there to help, in certain situations – for Captain James McBride at least – it has been a battle to get them to do just that. In a chat with Key.Aero, he reveals two occasions that put his negotiation skills to the test…
RAF-operated Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs currently embarked on HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) have participated in their first international air exercise as the aircraft carrier continues on its seven-month maiden deployment to the Indo-Pacific region
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to procure two additional E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Delta System/Software Configuration Build IV (DSSC-4) developmental test aircraft
The US carrier’s order is the largest to date for the high-speed jet
Two Cessna 525B CitationJet CJ3s, which have been modified for maritime security missions, are ready to enter Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) service as part of the Deep Blue Project
Asobo Studio has announced Sim Update IV (220.127.116.11) for Microsoft Flight Simulator (MFS) is now available.
Laminar Research has released a preview of the lighting model for X-Plane 11.
Once John Travolta’s personal transport, Boeing 707-138B, N707JT, is being readied for a return to Australia. Chris Frame speaks to HARS’ president Bob De La Hunty to learn whether the jet will dash down under like grease lightning or if its arrival in Oz will be a work of (pulp) fiction
Recent incidents have put the safety of airliner engines into focus but, as expert Professor Pericles Pilidis tells Tom Batchelor, new developments point to a cleaner, greener future
A crew’s failure to complete a checklist led to their Swearingen SA-227 Metro colliding with a snowbank, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB Canada) has found
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