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Climate change and the role of air traffic control

Turning new scientific evidence into policies, rules and operations regarding climate change - a way forward

US Navy receives first Block III Super Hornet

The US Navy has received its first of 78 contracted Block III Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, after the initial example departed Lambert International Airport in St Louis, Missouri, and arrived at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, on September 27

Belgian F-16s deploy to Landivisiau

Lockheed Martin F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcons of the Belgian Air Component deployed to Landivisiau, Brittany in North-West France for a training exercise to maintain high level of qualifications, mainly at night whilst work is carried out on the infrastructure of Florennes Air Base

BER supervisory board discusses post-pandemic future

The operator expects challenging times ahead despite recent passenger numbers boost

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AH-1Z and UH-1Y on show in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic ordered four Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters and eight UH-1Y Venom utility rotorcraft in December 2019, so it was not surprising to see examples of both from the USMC in the NATO Air Days static display from September 18-19

Rolls-Royce to sell ITP Aero

Rolls-Royce has signed a definitive agreement to sell 100% of its Spanish aero engine operation ITP Aero to Bain Capital Private Equity

India signs up for C295 tactical transport

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) legacy fleet of HAL/BAe 748M Subroto aircraft

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1949 UK Stratocruiser Debut

An interesting report on the first visit of a Boeing Stratocruiser to the UK, as reported in the April 15, 1949 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 62

Welcome to the 62nd Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Flybe begins hiring flight crew, but there’s a catch

Defunct UK carrier Flybe has edged closer to a restart as it begins accepting applications for flight crew