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UAE’s modernisation drive

In the face of a perceived increasing Iranian threat, the United Arab Emirates’ military continues to modernise...

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Troubled times in the Special Administrative Region

Gordon Arthur examines the forces of the Hong Kong Garrison...

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Swiss Hornets in the UK

Mick Britton was at RAF Leeming as the Swiss Air Force undertook advanced flying training in the UK...

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A century over the Andes

Last year marked Peru’s centenary of military aviation...

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Ten years of excellence

Since the first flight of the Rafale A demonstrator in 1986, the Dassault fighter has become a popular airshow performer.

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UPDATE: Ukrainian Naval Aviation

Vladimir Trendafilovski provides an update on the status of the Ukrainian Navy’s single aviation unit...

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Big ‘Pigs’ of the Pampas

The C-130 Hercules is the workhorse of many air arms...

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Syria the great escape

Tim Ripley looks at the airlift mission to extract American soldiers from Syria...

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Combat in the Canaries

Ben Gorski and Manuel Acosta Zapata join Exercise Ocean Sky...

Turkish Delight

Scenery developer, SceneryTR Design has released LTAC Ankara Esenboga Esenboğa Airport for FSX and Prepar3D.

Tenerife V2 Released

MK-Studios has announced – Tenerife Vol.2 for Prepar3D is now available.

Citation XL560 Ready for Take-Off

The latest aircraft to roll out of the Carenado hangar is the XL560 Citation for FSX and Prepar3D.

Santarém Airport Out Now

Scenery developer, FSoares has released the Brazilian destination, Santarém Airport - SBSN for FSX and Prepar3D.

Microsoft Flight Simulator January 9 Development Update

In the latest update, the Microsoft Flight Simulator team revealed the second wave of invites for Tech Alpha 1 are due to be sent out next week.

PC Pilot Issue 125 Out Now

The new January/February issue of PC Pilot has finally touched down, and as always it is loaded with exciting reviews, features and tutorials.

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AEROPLANE MEETS... RICHARD GRACE

It was his childhood dream to fly Second World War aeroplanes...

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VERTICAL LEAP - VAAC Harrier

It might seem a huge step from 1969-vintage Harrier to 21st-century Lightning II, but one very historic aircraft links them.

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'A sheer joy' - Fw 44 Stieglitz

One of the most renowned Tiger Moth exponents gives his expert verdict on its Focke-Wulf contemporary...

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BEETLE MANIA

For any manufacturer an annular-wing vertical take-off and landing jet was a step into the unknown...

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'We could hardly believe it'

No wonder Ray Parer and John McIntosh were so dumbfounded...

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HOOKS' TOURS - PILATUS P2

Given that its first flight took place on 27 April 1945, it was unsurprising the Pilatus P2 bore the appearance of a wartime design with Germanic overtones ...

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The Aeroplane News from February 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered momentous events of 1940...

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A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY - Air Transport Auxiliary

A world of opportunity was how the late Lettice Curtis described flying as a ferry pilot for the Air Transport Auxiliary.

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PROVING A POINT - BAC 221

It was an aircraft that led a double life...

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PILOT-MAKER GERMAN-STYLE

Among some 50 surviving Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz trainers, just five original Bremen-built airframes remain...

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