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PMDG’s 737 Universal Flight Tablet review

… Next, you have the Navigraph Charts icon. Here, you can search for and select the maps and plates pertinent to the …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 announced

… various careers and missions, such as aerial firefighting, search and rescue, helicopter cargo transport, air ambulance, …

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Operation Desert Storm: RAF Jaguars over the Gulf

… interdiction (BAI), 8% surface combat air patrol/combat search and rescue (SuCAP/CSAR) and 5% reconnaissance. The … “They were on patrol over the northern Gulf, on a combat search and rescue mission, just waiting to be called in as …

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How BAE Systems sees the evolution of RAF Typhoons

… amount of their radar’s resource to throw at an air-to-air search, an air-to-surface search, synthetic aperture radar to generate imagery of a …

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USAF marks 100 years of air-to-air refuelling in Op Centennial Contact

To honor the centenary of its air-to-air refueling (AAR) capability, the USAF conducted a series of tanker-focused flyovers across all 50 US states, as well as some of its deployed locations, as part of Operation Centennial Contact on June 27

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New Zealand receives third P-8A Poseidon

… Exclusive Economic Zone and South Pacific region to search-and-rescue (SAR) and humanitarian assistance/disaster …

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What helicopters does the Italian Air Force use?

… of the Italian Air Force 15° Stormo is the home of search-and-rescue (SAR) for the AM. Its HQ is located at … system. Each helicopter can be quickly reconfigured from search-and-rescue/MEDEVAC duties to firefighting missions. In …

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Turkey rolls out first TF-X stealth fighter prototype

As Turkey continues to demonstrate the growing might of its domestic aerospace/defence industry, Turkish Aerospace Industries – the nation’s largest aircraft manufacturer – publicly unveiled the first prototype of its new fifth-generation stealth fighter, the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) during a ceremony in Ankara on May 1

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A look inside the incredible Italian Air Force Museum

The Italian Air Force Museum at Vigna di Valle has undergone a major overhaul for the air arm’s centenary. Philip Stevens took a sneak peek at the reimagined museum before it reopened

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How the Luftwaffe rescued downed airmen in the North African desert — from both sides

… Afrika, realised the need for a dedicated flying unit for search and rescue duties to aid those airmen who came down in … nationalities from the desert. It also flew occasional sea search missions, dropping rubber dinghies and lifejackets to … cars.” Six Storch sorties were undertaken on 14 June in search of Allied special forces, albeit without success. With …

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Leonardo secures Azerbaijan as latest C-27J Spartan customer

… these are thought to be predominately serving in a search-and-rescue role. … Leonardo secures Azerbaijan as …

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Argentina receives new C-130H under lease from US

… of a variety of taskings, including tactical navigation; search-and-rescue; troop/cargo drop and community support, as …

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Stratocruiser memorial unveiled in California

… stopped. The airliner was listed as overdue. An exhaustive search by dozens of aircraft including from the aircraft … which resulted in his 2020 book Flight 7 Is Missing: The Search for My Father’s Killer where he presents his theory of …

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Zimbabwe takes delivery of 18 Russian-built Ansat helicopters

… road observation; quick reaction and wildlife protection; search-and-rescue; and humanitarian assistance/disaster …

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Netherlands buys H225Ms to replace RNLAF's ageing Cougar fleet

… cuts, but this decision was reversed that same year when a search-and-rescue (SAR) capability gap was identified …