Ex-RAF C-130Js to Blue Angels and Bangladesh
At the Royal International Air Tattoo on July 17. Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group hosted the official signing of a contract between the US and UK for a C-130J aircraft that will become the replacement to the iconic ‘Fat Albert’ for the Blue Angels flying demonstration team.
Aggressor F-117? Incredible new images revealed
Combat Aircraft has acquired exclusive images that appear to show a US Air Force F-117A Nighthawk in a hybrid aggressor scheme.
Newark repaints proceed
With the advent of the better weather, the pace of three aircraft repainting projects has stepped up a gear at the Newark Air Museum site in eastern Nottinghamshire.
PR ‘Spit’ for Cosford show static
The RAF Museum has announced that its Spitfire PRXIX, PM651, will be among the aircraft from its collection being brought outside for static display at the RAF Cosford Air Show on Saturday 9 June.
Fly in a Sea Fury
In addition to its existing Spitfire and Mustang ride programme and the planned Lysander and Blenheim flight opportunities, the Duxford-based Aerial Collective announced in late February that flight experiences will soon be available in Hawker Sea Fury T20 WG655/G-INVN.
Spitfire IXT flies after repairs at Biggin
D-Day veteran Supermarine Spitfire IXT MJ772/G-AVAV flew again at Biggin Hill on 27 February, following lengthy repairs required after a take-off accident caused by engine failure at Woodchurch in September 2015.
F-117 Nighthawk — still out there, still flying (clearest photos yet) UPDATED
Combat Aircraft has obtained the clearest photos yet of a flying Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk since the type was officially retired by the US Air Force in April 2008.
F-4 Special Issue – Phantoms in RAF Service
It hadn’t been the RAF’s first choice of type, but the Phantom moved from stopgap strike, ground attack and reconnaissance
jet to become a successful air defence fighter in a multi-role career spanning nearly 25 years. Dr Kevin Wright explains.
DCS Flight Planning
CombatFlite is a new utility that makes mission planning in DCS faster and easier. You can plan the entire mission, either single or multi player, and it export it to DCS.