Military news
  • KAAN first flight
    21 feb 2024 - X

    Turkish homegrown 5th generation fighter KAAN made its first flight.

  • New design Saudi Hawks
    7 feb 2024 - Ugo Crisponi

    A new design will be applied for the Saudi Hawks Aerobatic team. Looks very nice.

  • F-35 QRA duty
    25 jan 2024 - RNLAF

    A RNLAF F-35 for the first time took on QRA duty, protecting the Benelux airspace 24-7. RNLAF is assigned with the QRA task until May, after which Belgium will take its turn.

  • F-16 turns 50
    20 jan 2024

    20 January 1974, 50 years ago, the F-16 made its first flight. Happy birthday Fighting Falcon.

  • Troubled KC-46 to be upgraded
    19 jan 2024 - Breaking Defence

    Boeing is planning to fix issues with its latest KC-46 air tanker, based on the 767 airframe. Fixes include better camera's, seals on fuel lines and fixes to the boom itself. 12 KC-46 are now in use with the USAF.

Civil news
  • Global Airlines A380
    3 feb 2024 -

    Global Airlines is expected to soon start operation with its first A380 (9H-GLOBL). Former China Southern B-6140 will operate between the UK and VS.

  • Last S340 flight
    25 jan 2024 - Keyaero

    Loganair operated its last Saab 340 flight today, after 24 years of service with the company. The 40 min flight was from Inverness to Glasgow.

  • Sky Coffee
    8 jan 2024 - Chris Sloan

    Get some proper in-flight coffee? Sky Coffee Buenos Aires opened November in a former Delta MD-88 (N965DL) at Brickell International in Miami. Location: Southwest First Court, between Southwest 15 Road and 13 Street.

  • 737Max looses door inflight
    6 jan 2024 - X

    Alaska Airlines 10 weeks old 737 Max-9 (N704AL) landed safely, after an emergency exit door was blown out at 15.000ft, 7 minutes after take-off from Portland international Airport. Non of the passengers were hurt during the incident.

  • First commercial flight
    5 jan 2024 - Airways Magazine

    Transavia's first A321Neo PH-YHZ performed its first commercial flight on its AMS-PSA route.

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