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Attrition: Report into fatal Red Arrows crash released

A SERVICE Inquiry Panel report into the fatal crash of Royal Air Force Red Arrows Hawk at RAF Valley, Anglesey, is published.

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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
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Sea Breeze: The ‘invisible’ air component

Those closely following the first and last stages of each iteration of Sea Breeze are familiar with the existence of an ‘invisible’ air component.

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Russia’s airborne renaissance

Russian Aerospace Forces and Airborne Forces have taken part in a series of exercises to test new ideas and concepts for rapid intervention missions.

First H145M arrives in Luxembourg

Khalem Chapman

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multirole battlefield utility helicopters to the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

Khalem Chapman

European Union green lights MBDA TWISTER project

Khalem Chapman

The Council of the European Union has given missile developer MBDA the green light to develop its Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance (TWISTER) missile defence project.

Khalem Chapman

ICYMI: The final days of Tucano

Jamie Hunter

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with No 72 Squadron during the final days of the Tucano T1.

Jamie Hunter

UAE Air Force announces plans for more GlobalEyes

Khalem Chapman

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force announces plans for additional Saab GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft during Dubai Airshow.

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RAF Typhoons deploy for Icelandic Air Policing Mission

Khalem Chapman

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have deployed to Keflavik Air Base as part of the UK's contribution to NATO's Icelandic Air Policing mission.

Khalem Chapman