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RAF Successfully Conducts Air-to-Air Refueling Over the South Atlantic for the First Time
RAF Successfully Conducts Air-to-Air Refueling Over the South Atlantic for the First Time

12 Aug 2022, 04:52 UTC / In a first, the Royal Air Force refueled its massive transport aircraft while flying over the South Atlantic Ocean, with the help of the Voyager tanker

 
Navy Recovers the Super Hornet That Was Shockingly Blown Off a Carrier by Wind
Navy Recovers the Super Hornet That Was Shockingly Blown Off a Carrier by Wind

10 Aug 2022, 03:09 UTC / The U.S. Navy succeeded in retrieving another one of its aircraft from great depth, this time from the Mediterranean Sea

 
The Netherlands’ Gulfstream G650 for VIP Missions to Boast Advanced Protection Features
The Netherlands’ Gulfstream G650 for VIP Missions to Boast Advanced Protection Features

15 Jul 2022, 01:55 UTC / The Netherlands Ministry of Defense will be sporting a second-hand jet, but it's still a Gulfstream G650, equipped with state-of-art protection tech

 
Royal Air Force’s Almighty Atlas Proves That It Can Land Anywhere
Royal Air Force’s Almighty Atlas Proves That It Can Land Anywhere

13 Jul 2022, 06:02 UTC / The rugged Atlas A400M flexed its unmatched capabilities once again, demonstrating that it doesn't need conventional runways to land

 
RAF’s Iconic Voyager Helps the Almighty C-130J Hercules Reach Even Further
RAF’s Iconic Voyager Helps the Almighty C-130J Hercules Reach Even Further

11 Jul 2022, 04:12 UTC / The UK Royal Air Force's Voyager AAR tanker successfully fueled the massive C-130J Hercules mid-air, confirming its outstanding capabilities

 
Want a Private Jet With More Flair Than a Cessna? This BAC Strikemaster Will Do Nicely
Want a Private Jet With More Flair Than a Cessna? This BAC Strikemaster Will Do Nicely

27 Jun 2022, 15:59 UTC / Though it's most famous as a trainer, the Strikemaster could accommodate as many as two 7.62 mm machine guns with 550 rounds each plus bombs and rockets

 
The German Air Force’s New Troops Carrier Boasts the Longest Range Ever
The German Air Force’s New Troops Carrier Boasts the Longest Range Ever

27 Jun 2022, 03:19 UTC / The German Air Force took formal delivery of its first Airbus A32LR, a next-generation aircraft boasting an impressive range and fuel efficiency

 
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet

20 Jun 2022, 05:17 UTC / The forefathers of today's sophisticated fighter jets continue to amaze us - the MD450 Ouragan celebrates 70 years of service with the French Air Force

 
Envoy IV Is RAF’s Latest Addition, a Modern Aircraft for Royal Transportation
Envoy IV Is RAF’s Latest Addition, a Modern Aircraft for Royal Transportation

20 May 2022, 04:26 UTC / Britain's Royal Air Force welcomes two new family members, the Envoy IV aircraft that will carry out prestigious diplomatic missions

 
This U.S. Twin Engine Attack Plane Ate Tanks for Lunch, Now It's For Sale to Civies
This U.S. Twin Engine Attack Plane Ate Tanks for Lunch, Now It's For Sale to Civies

18 May 2022, 19:50 UTC / With all the labor involved, all the money spent, and the thousands of hours of time invested, it's safe to call Holy Terror a legitimate restomod with wings.

 
Boeing’s Globemaster Is Still the Best Heavy-Lift Aircraft, Takes RAF Troops at 18,000 Ft.
Boeing’s Globemaster Is Still the Best Heavy-Lift Aircraft, Takes RAF Troops at 18,000 Ft.

16 May 2022, 05:17 UTC / Despite its venerable age, the C-17 Globemaster is still the greatest heavy-lift strategic transport aircraft, and it recently showed off its skills

 
80 Military Aircraft on Display at the National WASP Museum in Honor of WWII Female Pilots
80 Military Aircraft on Display at the National WASP Museum in Honor of WWII Female Pilots

28 Apr 2022, 05:34 UTC / The first women in the U.S. to fly military aircraft are being honored during a special celebration in Texas, this weekend

 
Walmart Heir Reportedly Bought Paul Allen’s Entire Heritage Aviation Collection
Walmart Heir Reportedly Bought Paul Allen’s Entire Heritage Aviation Collection

22 Apr 2022, 02:30 UTC / Microsoft co-founder's stunning aviation and military artefact collection was sold in its entirety and allegedly belongs to a Walmart millionaire heir.

 
Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Jets Show Off Their Quick Target Intercepting Skills
Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Jets Show Off Their Quick Target Intercepting Skills

19 Apr 2022, 05:20 UTC / RAF's powerful multi-role Typhoon fighter jets practice something called Quick Reaction Alert operations, for a fast counter-terrorist response

 
Impressive Wreckage Washed up on the Beach Turns Out to Be a WWII British Bomber
Impressive Wreckage Washed up on the Beach Turns Out to Be a WWII British Bomber

29 Mar 2022, 03:30 UTC / In their mysterious depths, oceans and seas still hold secrets about lost military or civilian aircraft, and once in a while they reveal some of their secrets

 
RAF’s Atlas Shows How Far It Can Reach, During Successful Resupply Mission
RAF’s Atlas Shows How Far It Can Reach, During Successful Resupply Mission

28 Mar 2022, 04:52 UTC / The mighty Atlas completed a nine-hour-long round trip from the UK to Estonia and back, demonstrating its long-range capabilities

 
Drones Team Up With Manned Military Aircraft in Combat Mission Flight Test
Drones Team Up With Manned Military Aircraft in Combat Mission Flight Test

2 Mar 2022, 09:56 UTC / Defense contractor BAE Systems announced the completion of a Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) technology test flight, few details available

 
RAF Ground Troops Practice Controlling up to Eight FA-18 Hornets at the Same Time
RAF Ground Troops Practice Controlling up to Eight FA-18 Hornets at the Same Time

14 Feb 2022, 08:22 UTC / UK Royal Air Force Controllers were deployed to the U.S. for the complex Eagle Lightning exercise, where they played with the FA-18 Hornets

 
Russia’s Famous Ilyushin Il-76 Cargo Aircraft Helped Save 300 Cats and Dogs from Kabul
Russia’s Famous Ilyushin Il-76 Cargo Aircraft Helped Save 300 Cats and Dogs from Kabul

3 Feb 2022, 05:15 UTC / The massive military transport aircraft was in charge of taking approximately 300 cats and dogs from a shelter in Kabul all the way to Vancouver

 
Arctic Bird-Inspired Long-Range eVTOL for Cargo Operations Starts U.S. Army Testing
Arctic Bird-Inspired Long-Range eVTOL for Cargo Operations Starts U.S. Army Testing

1 Feb 2022, 06:56 UTC / The U.S. Army will conduct flight tests for Beta Technologies' Alia 250 eVOL, seen as a promising solution for cargo and logistics operations