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Netherlands opts to sell retired CH-47Ds over Ukraine transfer
The Dutch MOD recently announced plans to sell six of its ‘obsolete’ Boeing CH-47D Chinook heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters to the Billings Flying Service in Montana, after evaluating that it would be difficult to transfer these specific airlifters to the Ukrainian Armed Forces
How the 95th RS conducts RC-135 ops from RAF Mildenhall
As the USAF’s 95th Reconnaissance Squadron celebrates 105 years since its formation, Luca Chadwick looks at its operations out of RAF Mildenhall in the UK
Air Canada and United Airlines to join forces
Air Canada and United Airlines has announced more than 260 daily transborder flights, with two new routes coming this summer.
The first-ever Boeing 757’s pivotal role testing F-22 technology
Forty years after its maiden flight, the first Boeing 757 continues to earn its keep. For most of its existence the aircraft has played a significant role supporting the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter. David Willis details the career of the aircraft – unofficially dubbed the Catfish
British Airways’ long-lived Boeing 757s: the full story
To mark the impending retirement of the last British Airways Boeing 757 in the December 2010 issue of Airliner World, Nathan Jones reviewed the airliner’s service with the UK carrier
How NASA's Boeing 757 tested lifesaving technology
David Willis details the life of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Boeing 757 and highlights some of the many research programmes it participated in during its career as a testbed.
The secret USAF Boeing 757s that don’t exist
David Isby profiles Boeing 757s flying for the US Air Force which include the high-profile VIP C-32As and the secretive C-32Bs that undertake a range of sensitive missions.
US approves sale of additional E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes to Japan
US State Department approval has been granted for the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of a further five Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft and related equipment to Japan for an estimated cost of $1.381bn
Biden ditches Trump's design for new 'Air Force One' livery
While a ‘revamped’ livery design for the USAF’s next fleet of ‘Air Force One’ aircraft – which will comprise two Boeing VC-25Bs – was announced by former US President Donald J Trump in June 2019, the incumbent President Joe Biden has selected a new scheme, which closely mirrors the one applied to the current VC-25A fleet, aside from a few key differences
Russian Su-27 collides with USAF Reaper drone over Black Sea
A USAF MQ-9A Reaper was destroyed after it was intercepted by two Russian Aerospace Forces (RuAF) Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers during a routine intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) patrol in international airspace over the Black Sea on March 14.