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Stratospheric Cold War warriors: Alconbury TR-1As

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

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'Red Devils' at Ghedi

Mauro Zanotti

An all-weather-capable fighter-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, the two-seat Tornado was introduced by the Italian Air Force in the early 1980s. Today, the survivors have been upgraded and fly with a single wing – the 6° Stormo at Ghedi – as Mauro Zanotti explains.

Mauro Zanotti

B-52 engine replacement campaign gathers pace

Khalem Chapman

The US Air Force (USAF) has provided an update on its Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP) – which seeks to replace the powerplant of its venerable Boeing B-52H Stratofortress fleet.

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First Be-200ES for Russian Navy makes first flight

Khalem Chapman

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced the successful maiden flight of the first Beriev Be-200ES amphibious aircraft destined to serve the Russian Navy.

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US Navy orders additional MQ-4C Tritons

Khalem Chapman

The US Navy will acquire an additional two MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Northrop Grumman.

Khalem Chapman
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Still Going Strong - Special Mission Aircraft

Bob Archer with Tom Kaminski

In the second of a two-part feature, Combat Aircraft Journal presents an overview of the US Air Force C-135 family operating in the special mission role.

Bob Archer with Tom Kaminski

First CMV-22B delivered to US Navy

Khalem Chapman

The US Navy has received its first CMV-22B Osprey carrier onboard delivery (COD) aircraft.

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Boeing completes first Loyal Wingman fuselage

Khalem Chapman

Boeing Australia recently completed the major structural assembly of its first Airpower Teaming System (ATS) prototype fuselage – marking a major milestone in producing a Loyal Wingman platform.

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Special Report: 'Felon' Down

Piotr Butowski

The first series production Su-57 ‘Felon’ crashed last December shortly before it was to have been handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) for initial military evaluation.

Piotr Butowski

UK Sentry fleet halved in less than 12 months

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has halved its number of operational Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, in preparation for its replacement, the E-7A Wedgetail.

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