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Air traffic back down to 1980s levels

The volume of air traffic in Germany has more than halved as a result of the coronavirus crisis. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH recorded a total of 1.46 million take-offs, landings and overflights under instrument flight

London Southend awarded post-Brexit trade grant

Out of 53 applications for the port infrastructure fund, Southend was one of only two airports to be awarded the financial aid

Daa International Set to Operate New Red Sea Airport

The project's completion is set for 2030 and will be solely powered by renewable energy

‘Commuter’ PC-24 introduced


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Tu-160M trials with new engines

On November 3, 2020, the Russian United Aircraft Corporation...

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Brandenburg finally takes flight

After almost a decade of delays and setbacks that left it billions over budget, Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt is open for paying passengers. AIR International considers the technology and operations behind the troubled project

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Knights over Croatia

It started with a sole aircraft in 1992, but since then the Croatian Air Force MiG-21 fleet has ballooned to a robust 39. It hasn’t been an easy ride, as Vladimir Trendafilovski discovers

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The great American boneyard

In October, Matt Ellis flew over the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona. Home to more than 4,000 retired aircraft, mainly from the US military, it’s one of the largest aviation boneyards in the world

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Dutch Apaches depart for upgrade

THE FIRST three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) AH-64D Apaches...

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Flying on sunshine

GA FOCUS SAN DIEGO-BASED electric charging infrastructure...

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Final debrief December 14,2010

FRONT ROW: Wg Cdr Dave Haines (1(F) Sqn OC) was at Monarch Airlines,...

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Fresh Lightnings at Fort Worth

Located in north Texas, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base (or NAS Fort Worth JRB) is a vast military complex that includes Carswell Field, a prime location for spotting Lockheed Martin’s newest F-35 fighters.

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Tackling a deadly threat

The challenge to aviation of birdstrikes is almost as old as powered flight itself. But while technology and management measures have made great progress in reducing such incidents, there are still thousands of occurrences reported each year, as Tom Batchelor explains

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First AH-64Es Apaches arrive in UK

MILITARY News A MILESTONE has been reached in the Army...

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Indian Navy receives more P-8I aircraft

BOEING HAS begun delivery of a batch of four additional P-8I...