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'Dragon Lady' back in the UK

Thomas Newdick

USAF U-2 strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing/99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, California, deployed to RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, recently.

Thomas Newdick

ANALYSIS: MBDA reveals new missiles for Tempest

Thomas Newdick

EUROPEAN MISSILE manufacturer MBDA showed a range of weapon concepts that could be further developed under the Tempest future fighter programme at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) show in London in September.

Thomas Newdick

Test contract signed for Protector

Thomas Newdick

THE MINISTRY of Defence has signed a contract worth around £100m to complete testing of the Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

Thomas Newdick

Second UK Poseidon flies

Thomas Newdick

BOEING HAS conducted a maiden flight of the second P-8A Poseidon MRA1 for the RAF.

Thomas Newdick

First aircraft lands on HMS Prince of Wales

Thomas Newdick

ROYAL NAVY Merlin HM2 ZH856 from 820 Naval Air Squadron became the first aircraft to touch down on the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales (R09) on September 23.

Thomas Newdick

First Basic Flying Training course on Texan T1

Dave Allport

THE FIRST Basic Flying Training (BFT) course using the new T-6C Texan T1 has begun at RAF Valley, Wales. The beginning of the syllabus was announced by the base on September 19, which said that it had started that week.

Dave Allport

Italy joins Tempest

Thomas Newdick

ITALY HAS become the second partner nation to join the UK’s Tempest sixth-generation fighter project.

Thomas Newdick

London City Airport for Prepar3D released

Richard Benedikz

Orbx has announced the release of EGLC London City Airport for Prepar3D version 4. 

Richard Benedikz
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Last days of the Tucano - Part II

Jamie Hunter

For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

Jamie Hunter

RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of its final Eurofighter Typhoon, with the last aircraft being handed over during a ceremony on September 27.

Khalem Chapman