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Boeing 727 Flight Adventure

Peter Stark

Peter Stark explores three classic routes used by the 727

Peter Stark
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Gatow Museum: Berlin’s Treasure Trove

Stefan Schmoll reports on the developments taking place at the museum at the former RAF Gatow airfield in western Berlin.

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Belgium’s Multi-Role Mirages

Gen Michel Mandl (ret’d), former Chief of Staf of the Belgian Air Force and a Mirage 5 pilot, recounts the type’s service with the air arm during the Cold War.

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UK Carrier Strike: Lightning Force at Sea

Jamie Hunter

The UK Lightning Force has embarked on what is arguably its most important mission to date, taking a meaningful complement of F-35Bs to the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

Jamie Hunter
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European tankers gain momentum

Alan Warnes

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

Alan Warnes
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Commander’s Update Briefing: BVR Combat

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE

Air Power Association President, Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE, examines what’s required to ‘reach out and touch’ an enemy aircraft.

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE
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UK Apache Force Fierce in the Fight

As the process of renewing the Army Air Corps’ attack helicopter fleet gathers pace, Tim Ripley looks at the distinguished career of the Apache AH1 in UK service.

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Viking’s Special Mission Twin Otter

The Twin Otter is a design that has endured and continues to attract new customers.

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Pucará over the Pampas

SANTIAGO RIVAS

The Argentine Air Force’s major exercise of 2019 saw all the lessons learned so far this year put to the test. And, as Santiago Rivas reports, it was a final opportunity to see the Pucará perform in its original attack role.

SANTIAGO RIVAS
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Fifty-fifty over the Baltics

Lt Col István Toperczer

Hungarian Gripens took part in 50 live scrambles during the 50th rotation of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission.

Lt Col István Toperczer