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The Dams Raid: then and now

Marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Chastise, Steve Beebee visited the Möhne and Eder Dams in Germany. Here he describes what can be seen in the area today and reflects on the legend - and sacrifice - of the Dambusters

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Keeping The Flame Alive


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Weather fails to thwart IBCC’s grand opening

A military band performs before the IBCC spire on April 12. ...

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New livery for US museum’s Superfortress

B-29 Superfortress ‘Hagarty’s Hag’ now represents Hiroshima...

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Skyraider prototype receives attention in New York

Skyraider ‘09102’ being restored at the Intrepid Sea, Air...

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Why Russia's airlift and helicopter fleets are struggling

The severing of co-operation between Russia and Ukraine, following the former’s 2014 annexation of Crimea is having serious repercussions on Russian airlifters and military helicopters

HAL receives Indian Air Force Tejas LCA contract

Hindustan Aeronautics has been awarded an INR₹457bn (US$6.4bn) contract by the Indian government to manufacture and deliver 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft for the Indian Air Force

UK welcomes fifth Poseidon MRA1 at RAF Lossiemouth

The Royal Air Force has now received five of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft following the arrival of the fifth example at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland, on February 2

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Global 7500 achieves FAA Certification

BOMBARDIER ANNOUNCED on November 7, 2018, that its Global 7500...

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New Lounge at Changi

QANTAS HAS launched a multi-million-dollar investment programme...

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Mexicans Reject New Airport

MEXICANS HAVE voted to scrap the partially built $13bn new airport...

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Cobalt Lifeline?

GREEK IMPORT/EXPORT company Diversa is pursuing its interest...

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Ontario’s Secret Is Out

Ralph Olson puts Ontario International Airport under the microscope...

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