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USAF F-22 Raptors guarding the UAE

Loitering drone strikes by Houthi and PMU rebels in the United Arab Emirates have led to a new role for US Air Force Raptors and other American assets in the volatile region. Babak Taghvaee reports

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Arab Aviation Summit 2022: event debrief

The Arab Aviation Summit saw some of the industry’s biggest names gather in the UAE to reflect on an eventful year and discuss strategies to counter uncertain times ahead, as Tom Batchelor reports from Ras Al-Khaimah

Sharjah Airport Authority wins Excellence Award

The Sharjah Airport Authority been recognised for its commitment to sustainable development in the United Arab Emirates.

UAE to equip A330 MRTT fleet with Israeli self-protection systems

Elbit Systems has announced that its UAE-based subsidiary, Elbit Systems Emirates, will supply Israeli-developed airborne self-protection systems for the UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s five-strong Airbus A330-243MRTT fleet

Abu Dhabi International Airport turns 40

Celebrations have taken place to mark the 40th anniversary of the official opening of Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

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Calidus unveils B-350 combat ISR turboprop

UAE-based aircraft manufacturer Calidus has finally unveiled at the recent Dubai Airshow a mock-up of its B-350 border patrol aircraft (BPA) after years of keeping it under wraps

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UAE set to buy Rafale

All the indications are that Dassault will soon announce a deal with the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defense (UAEAF&AD) for up to 60 Dassault Rafale F4 multirole fighters

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Women in Middle East aviation

Three key women in Middle East aviation tell us what drew them to the sector, what’s great about it, what needs to change and what questions they’re tired of hearing

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Skydiving in Dubai

With its crystal clear waters and dramatic architecture, Dubai has much to offer the skydiver. Andreas Rohde takes off with local firm Skydive Dubai

Emirati interplanetary mission announced

The UAE Space Agency has announced a new Emirati interplanetary mission, designed to accelerate the national space capabilities