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When 1088 people flew on a 747 at once

Nearly 30 years ago, an El Al Boeing 747 broke the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of passengers on a single aircraft at one – a record that still stands. Here’s how and why it happened

RAF Posiedon shadows Russian warship for the first time

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has conducted the first operational sortie of its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 fleet, using the aircraft to shadow a Russian warship in the North Sea on August 3.

The World’s Strangest Airline Liveries

Airline liveries can sometimes be a bit dull - but not this selection. Here are nine eye-catching schemes that turned heads wherever they went.

US Army signs for more MH-47G Block II Chinooks

On July 31, Boeing announced that it had been awarded a US$265m contract to build and deliver nine more MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters for the US Army’s Special Operations Aviation Command.

Commercial Aviation General Knowledge Quiz

This next instalment of the Saturday Commercial Aviation quiz follows a general knowledge theme. Test yourself on a wide range of subjects and let us know what score you got!

Decommissioned RAF bases: photographer captures the remains of RAF bases that have been left in the past

A photographer has travelled to the sites of old RAF bases, hoping to capture their intriguing histories from behind the camera

Announcing the next TrueEarth region - Balearic Islands

Orbx has announced its next TrueEarth region for X-Plane - the Balearic Islands on the archipelago off eastern Spain.

Denmark's first F-35A takes shape

The Danish Ministry of Defence announced that the nation’s first Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II had passed through the Electronic Mate and Alignment Station (EMAS) in Fort Worth, Texas, on August 6.

Air India Express Jet Crashes on Landing

An Air India Express Boeing 737 has reportedly skidded off the runway after landing at Kozhikode/Calicut airport in southern India.

Boeing completes first QF-16 conversion at Arizona facility

Boeing announced that it had completed the first conversion of a QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target (FSAT) at its modification facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), Arizona, in June 2020.

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