The US Army’s need for high-speed vertical lift beyond 2030 has prompted helicopter manufacturers tre-explore the options for high-speed rotary-wing flight. In the coming decades, the US Army…

The Bentwaters Cold War Museum in Suffolk has added BAe Harrier GR.3 ZD667 to its collection. The aircraft was the first in a batch of four GR.3s delivered…

USA AS US FORCES continue to pour into the region, the Pentagon released a breakdown of US hardware deployed in combat-ready units as at December 13. In addition…

MASS DEPLOYMENT of Iraqi troops on the Kuwaiti border between October 5 and 9 for once brought about a swift response I from Allied forces and particularly the…

SKIES RAF FIGHTER COMMAND’S WARTIME HQ, BENTLEY PRIORY, WILL BE OPENED IN SEPTEMBER THIS YEAR AS A MUSEUM TO CELEBRATE ALL WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE VICTORIES IN THE…

During AFM’s visit to 100 Squadron, one of the sorties flown involved a student WSO tasked with practice intercepts (PIs) as part of the Hawk Air Defence syllabus….

AFM’s Alan Warnes describes the Saab JAS 39 Gripen, the only fourth-generation fighter currently in operational service. BACK IN the late 1970s, at the height of the Cold…

I THOUGH IT was interesting read about the Afghani conflict from the viewpoint of the Soviets. Apart from the details of half a sortie, most of the effort…

Mark Ayton spoke with Lt Col Frank Rogers, operations officer of Detachment 1, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group, based at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, about the current F-117…

Postwar production of Yak-9, as well as the presence of a sufficiently large number of Yak-1, Yak-3 and Yak-7 enables up to 1950 to ensure the Air Force…