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NUCLEAR ’SNIFFERS’

Lennart Berns describes how the Swedish Air Force repurposed its J 32B jet fighters...

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The Tip of the Spear

With the Cold War in full flow, West Germany’s position on the front line demanded an allied presence...

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Peering Behind the Curtain

So often during the Cold War, the Canberra proved its worth...

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Reinforcing the UK: USAF Cold War Fighter Deployments

From the late 1970s, the USAF’s Tactical Air Command developed detailed deployment plans...

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RAF Flying Training: Academic Wings

Gp Capt (ret) Tom Eeles offers
a retrospective of RAF fixed-wing pilot instruction during the Cold War...

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East German MiG-21s: Cold War Fishbeds - Part 2

The East German Air Force’s MiG-21s were key to the defence of the GDR...

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East German MiG-21s: Cold War Fishbeds

The MiG-21 Fishbed was the mainstay of many Warsaw Pact air forces...

Lightning fast taxi run postponed

Due to the rapidly developing repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak, the Anglo American Lightning Organisation (AALO) has decided to postpone its planned fast taxi run of English Electric Lightning T.5 XS422.

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Stratospheric Cold War warriors: Alconbury TR-1As

In 1983, the first Lockheed TR-1As arrived at RAF Alconbury...

Hunter's new home in Belgium

A Hawker Hunter has found a new home at a museum in Belgium.