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Portugal's Wolves of the Sea

Operating the P-3C CUP+ Orion, the Portuguese Air Force’s Esquadra 601 is a maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare specialist headquartered in Beja, in the south of the country. But as José Matos discovers, this is a unit that ranges far and wide.

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Forever young: Portuguese Chipmunks

With the type approaching its 75th anniversary, it is remarkable that Portuguese Air Force student pilots are still going solo on the DHC Chipmunk...

Safran to support Portuguese Merlin engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a ten-year contract with the Força Aérea Portuguesa (Portuguese Air Force) to support the engines of its AW101 helicopters.

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AFRICAN WARHORSE - Portuguese T-6 in Africa

The T-6 has arguably been the world’s most commonly employed pilot trainer...