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26 April 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Italian Air Force Eurofighter pilot achieves 1000 flying hours

Lieutenant Colonel Daniele L. of the Italian Air Force has become the first Italian Typhoon pilot to reach 1,000 flight hours on the aircraft. This milestone was achieved during an Air Defence training mission flown through Tuscany’s air space recently.

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2016

26 May 2016 | RAF

Classic Jet Showcase at RAF Cosford Air Show

Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show outlined plans for their theme showcasing the evolution of the jet engine, which will dominate the flying displays on Sunday 19th June.

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24 May 2016 | DefenseNews.com

Dutch F-35s Land in the Netherlands

The Netherlands' first two F-35s arrive at Leeuwarden Air Base, marking fifth-generation jet's first eastbound transatlantic crossing.        

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24 May 2016 | Flight Global

​PICTURES: RAAF’s first P-8A conducts maiden flight

The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft due for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has completed its maiden sortie.

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24 May 2016 | RCAF

Royal Canadian Air Force hosts Exercise Maple Flag

Exercise Maple Flag, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, begins next week in Cold Lake, Alberta. Taking place between May 30 and June 24, Exercise Maple Flag brings together up to 1,300 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel in participant or supporting roles, and more than 400 personnel from three allied and partner nations along with multiple aircraft.

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23 May 2016 | Flight Global

PICTURES: Two Dutch F-35s arrive at Leeuwarden Air Base

Two Lockheed Martin F-35s belonging to the Royal Netherlands Air Force have departed North America on the first eastbound transatlantic crossing of the fifth-generation fighter type, touching down at Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands at approximately 8:45pm local time.

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19 May 2016 | DefenseNews.com

Sweden 'In Talks' With Botswana Over Gripen C/D Fighter Jets

Sweden’s state-funded military materials procurement agency is denying that a deal has been struck to sell 12 Saab JAS Gripen C/D multirole fighters to Botswana.        

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18 May 2016 | DefenseNews.com

Air Force B-52 Crashes in Guam, Crew Bails To Safety

A B-52H Stratofortress crashed around 8:30 a.m. on Andersen Air Force Base's flight line, the base's public affairs office has confirmed.        

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18 May 2016 | RAF

RAF Voyager and F-35 Air To Air Refuelling

The RAF has deployed a Voyager aircraft to US Naval Air Station Patuxent River in support of Lightning II (F-35B) Air to Air Refuelling (AAR) trials.

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15 May 2016 | RAF

Jet Age Anniversary

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the first flight of a British jet aircraft designed by former RAF pilot Sir Frank Whittle.

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12 May 2016 | Flight Global

Denmark picks F-35 for 27-aircraft deal

Denmark s government and defence ministry have recommended the selection of the Lockheed Martin F-35 as the nation s future combat aircraft, following an evaluation involving the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and Eurofighter Typhoon.

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