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

The Solidarity Transport Hub (STH in English, CPK in Polish) is a new transport development program in Poland that is extremely important for the economic growth of the country and the region and, of utmost importance, the security of Europe as a whole. The STH will not be just the largest airport in this part of Europe. It is a huge infrastructure project on an incredible scale that will quickly and efficiently integrate air, rail, and road transportation.

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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

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Emirates: the world’s biggest A380 operator

Emirates is the largest operator of the Airbus A380 employing it on its shortest and longest routes. Martyn Cartledge examines the widebody’s role with the Middle Eastern carrier.

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The little-known tools that help pilots taxi an A380

Captain Roger Hall of Emirates Airline provides an interesting first-hand insight into handling the ‘Superjumbo’ on the ground.

BREAKING: Aer Lingus launches route to a surprising US city

Aer Lingus has revealed plans to launch transatlantic flights to a rather unexpected American city. From May 19, 2023 the Irish flag carrier will link its Dublin base with Cleveland, Ohio.

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The F-15EX and the capabilities it brings to the USAF

As a wartime machine, the newly acquired F-15EX is yet to play its part. Combat Aircraft Journal  considers its development as a whole weapon system and the capabilities it looks to bring to the US Air Force

RAF Typhoons help sink US Destroyer 

In the early weeks of September, during a multinational SINKEX off the coast of Scotland, Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4s helped destroy a decommissioned US Navy destroyer

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Patriot Express returns to Mildenhall

When Eastern Airlines Boeing 767-336ER, N705KW (c/n 24342), touched down at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk on September 20 it marked the restart of a service after a hiatus lasting almost two decades.

Second Bangladesh C295W delivered

A second C295W has been delivered to the Bangladesh Army Aviation Group.

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1./JG 53 – The Luftwaffe’s ‘Ace of Spades’

Nine Messerschmitt Bf 109E-equipped Jagdgeschwaders would take part in the Battle of Britain, each of which was made up of nine staffels. Chris Goss relates the story of one of these – 1 Staffel/Jagdgeschwader 53...