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Spanish F/A-18 assists stricken airliner during in-flight emergency
A Spanish Air and Space Force-operated F/A-18A+ Hornet assigned to 462 Escadron – a component of Ala 46 at Gando Air Base, Gran Canaria – recently provided support to an Airbus A321-211 belonging to Sunclass Airlines, after the airliner declared an in-flight emergency due to a possible landing gear problem
RNZAF using King Air 350i fleet to bridge ISR capability gap
Two of the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s four sensor pod-equipped King Air 350i aircraft were signed off in February to perform operational ISR missions in addition to their existing crew training roles
The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 138
Welcome to the 138th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here
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
First four ex-Slovak Air Force MiG-29s depart for Ukraine
On March 23, the first four of the 13 recently retired from active service from the Slovak Air Force have been transferred to Ukraine
Flair Airlines file lawsuit
The Canadian ULCC claims the seizure of its aircraft was “unlawful”.
Qatar Airways expanding in Africa
The Middle Eastern carrier has announced big expansion plans for the African continent.
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.
Where can you see Concorde today?
Of the 20 Aérospatiale/BAC Concordes built, 18 airframes survive around the world today – as FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan details…
EXCLUSIVE: Cotton Electra takes to the skies!
Said to be one of the world’s most historic photo-reconnaissance aircraft still in existence, Lockheed 12A Electra Junior G-AFTL has returned to the skies following restoration by Sywell-based Air Leasing…
Newark Air Museum to mark Golden Jubilee
The Nottinghamshire attraction will have been open to the public for 50 years in April, and will celebrate this golden jubilee with a two-day special event on the weekend of April 15 to 16
Rockhampton Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator
Developed by Rob Byrne, the package is a detailed rendition of YBRK Rockhampton Airport in Central Queensland based on photos taken on-site with crisp 15cm aerial imagery and custom ground polygons.
MSFS Baron upgraded to Steam
Black Square's Analog Baron upgrades the default G58 Baron for Microsoft Flight Simulator with a new interior, panel and systems, including winglets.
Antonov An-2 ready for take-off
The Microsoft Flight Simulator development team has announced the next aircraft in the Famous Flyer series, the Ukrainian-built An-2 is out now.