US Air National Guard updates 148th FW F-16s with new radar pods

Subject matter experts from across the USAF gathered at Duluth ANGB in Minnesota to exercise the end-to-end employment of the AN/ASQ-236 Dragon’s Eye radar pod – which was recently fielded on the resident Fighting Falcons of the 148th FW – and to establish a plan to operationalise the pod for all ANG-operated F-16C/Ds

Microsoft Flight Simulator Development Update

In the latest developer stream, Jorg Neumann, Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Sebastian Wloch, Asobo's Studios CEO and Martial Bossard, Executive Producer at Asobo, provided an update on what projects are planned for the platform in the coming year.

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USAF E-3s deployed to Europe

For the first time since Russia launched its large scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, two US Air Force Boeing E-3G Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft deployed to Europe

Mitsubishi axes ailing SpaceJet programme

Japanese manufacturer terminates its regional jet project

De Havilland Mosquito coming to Biggin Hill!

As 'FlyPast' was closing for press, news broke that a restored de Havilland Mosquito will be based at and flying from Biggin Hill!

Lockheed Orion on its way to museum

Following the final flights of the RNZAF’s Lockheed P-3K2 Orion fleet in January, the Air Force Museum of New Zealand has confirmed that an example will join its collection

Vulcan for Microsoft Flight Simulator incoming

Just Flight has revealed that the Avro Vulcan for Microsoft Flights Simulator (MSFS) is in development.

USAF B-1Bs integrate with ROKAF F-35As as bombers return to Guam

For the first time this year, the USAF has deployed an undisclosed number of B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bombers to Andersen AFB in Guam as part of the latest Bomber Task Force mission to the highly tense Indo-Pacific region

Norwegian signs for even more Boeing 737 MAX

Low-cost carrier Norwegian has agreed provisional terms to acquire more Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. On February 6, the Oslo-based company said it had signed a Letter of Intent with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) in relation to six MAX 8s.

British Typhoons train with Royal Saudi Air Force 

RAF personnel currently deployed in the Middle East performed a land away and integration with the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) in Saudi Arabia