Luftwaffe

Indra awarded deal for Germany’s new Eurofighter radar

Spanish defence and technology company Indra will provide a significant capability boost to Germany’s planned new Eurofighter procurement with the integration of core elements of the Eurofighter Common Radar System MK1 active electronically scanned array radar

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Unseen Luftwaffe reports from 1941

If you’ve ever wondered how aviation-related news was reported during World War Two, here’s the answer: the following article featured in The Aeroplane 80 years ago on May 9, 1941…

The US pilot who escaped a German prison… then fled the country in the same plane that had shot him down!

He taught himself aerobatics and used his knowledge as a pilot to escape a prisoner of war camp: was there anything this American pilot couldn’t do?

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WW2's Shadow factory raids

Birmingham’s aircraft shadow factories may have been in the Luftwaffe’s bombsights, but there was no serious interference to production. Why were its efforts so ineffective?

Germany green lights ‘Quadriga’ Eurofighter purchase

Germany approved the EUR€5.5bn purchase of 38 new-build Tranche 4 Eurofighter EF-2000s on November 5, as the air force aims to replace its older Tranche 1 aircraft under Project Quadriga

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INSIDE STORIES: LUFTWAFFE AIR-SEA RESCUE

By the outbreak of World War Two, the Luftwaffe managed to field an effective air-sea rescue organisation...

Israeli Air Force jets land in Germany

Israeli Air Force (IAF) fighter jets have landed in Germany for the first time, kickstarting two weeks worth of exercises between the two nations.

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Battle of Britain at 80: Combat Camera

Rare front-line views of the Battle of Britain...

Germany signs for two Airbus A321-200NXs

Lufthansa Technik has been contracted to deliver a pair of new-build Airbus A321-200NXs to the Luftwaffe (German Air Force), where they will be used in a troop transport and medical evacuation (medevac) role.

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VICTORY 75: NORWEGIAN NEMESIS

To the victor, the spoils — but also, after the end of World War Two in Europe...