A new Balkan crisis erupted in the province of Kosovo in the late 1990s that saw the Tornado GR1 thrown into battle again – and for the first time in Europe. In the June 2018 issue of AirForces Monthly the then wing commander at RAF Brüggen, Greg Bagwell, discussed the Tornado’s campaign with Thomas Newdick
In the April 2019 issue of AirForces Monthly, Thomas Newdick spoke to two of the final navigators to fly the ‘Tonka’ – Flt Lts Phil McGlone and Sam Baker
AFM contributor Mario Flores recently captured this impressive footage of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) PT-6 piston-engine trainers in rehearsal for the flying display that will mark 100 years since the birth of the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country’s first president.
WHILE THE USAF struggled to meet the October 1 deadline to achieve an 80 per cent mission-capable (MC) readiness rate for its fighter aircraft, on September 24 the Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) announced that F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fleets had achieved that goal.