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B-2 Spirit’s Arctic Mission

Thirty-one years after its first flight on July 17 1989, the B-2 Spirit may meet its replacement next year – but the world’s only flying wing still has a global presence.

Bonus content: Watch dramatic video footage of two B-2 Spirits being refuelled by a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker while on a mission north of the Arctic Circle.

Saluting the C-5 Galaxy!

From Vietnam to a host of humanitarian missions, the US Air Force’s largest aircraft has been using its heavy-lifting capabilities for 50 years. And it’s still got at least another two decades left in it yet…

Global Military Aviation: Facts and Figures

The world's military aviation might is staggering! It is a vast, ever-changing domain that boasts a variety of facts and figures on a global and national scale.

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The Coronavirus Cargo Conundrum

As COVID-19 swept across the world and passenger aircraft were grounded, the vital air freight capacity they provide was decimated. Airlines started scrambling for ways to continue to carry cargo without flying empty jets. Thomas Haynes speaks to Airbus about how they helped to solve this problem.

The man who restored a MiG

American Jon Blanchette was looking for something “a bit more interesting than a car” as a project. Then a crate turned up from Poland with the contents of an old MiG 17…

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The Future of Holidays

That well-earned summer break you’ve been waiting for could be just around the corner. From the airport experience to the cost of flights, Thomas Haynes investigates what holidays could be like in the post COVID-19 world

25 Years of the Boeing 777

It was the first commercial aircraft designed on a computer. Now, a quarter of a century on from its first commercial flight, Thomas Haynes speaks to both Boeing and a retired pilot to find out what made the 777 so good – and what to expect from the 777X

D-Day: Aerial Armada

Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day

Memories of World War 2

Jean Crawley had just become a teenager when World War 2 broke out. She recalls what life was like during the conflict

Celebrating the Spitfire

The Spitfire is synonymous with World War 2. Here's a brief video about its incredible history.