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Solidarity Transport Hub – an investment in the economic future and safety of Poland and the CEE region

Poland’s Solidarity Transport Hub is crucial not only for the economic growth of the country and wider region but for European security

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What engines power the massive Airbus A380?

Engine Alliance and Rolls-Royce continue to use technology insertions to improve the efficiency and durability of their respective A380-specific engine. Chris Kjelgaard looks at the detail

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How Airbus upgraded the A380

While remaining one of the most recognisable aircraft currently flying, the A380 has evolved in the ten years since its debut. Mark Broadbent explores how it has changed and considers the logistics of operating Europe’s super jumbo.

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FEATURE: Tension created by PLA drills around Taiwan

The unprecedented PLA drills around Taiwan have raised tensions across the Straits to levels not seen in nearly 30 years, as Combat Aircraft Journal reports

NATO receives first upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix

The first RQ-4D Phoenix HALE UAV to complete the so-called Maritime Mode software upgrade and subsequent testing with the type’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, was returned to the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Force at Sigonella Air Base in Sicily, Italy, on September 17

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Container shipping giant unveils new cargo airline

Using a fleet of Boeing widebody freighters, the carrier is scheduled to start operations in 2023. Find out more on Key.Aero.

ViperJet eX Released

Aircraft developer, Aerobask has released the ViperJet eX for X-Plane 12.

Switzerland signs procurement contract for 36 F-35As

Swiss plans to acquire a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters marked a significant step forward on September 19, when Switzerland’s federal office for defence procurement, armasuisse, announced that the procurement contract for 36 aircraft had been signed

WIN! ONE OF FIVE COPIES OF ‘CIVIL AIRCRAFT OF IRAN’ BOOK

Our friends at Iranian Aviation are offering Airliner World readers the chance to win a copy of their new book, ‘Civil Aircraft of Iran’

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Goodwood honours for Hurricane and Catalina

The Freddie March Spirit of Aviation concours d’elegance returned for its 22nd year at September’s evocative Goodwood Revival in Sussex