Hit The Road, Jack

It's been road-base week. In an extensive joint exercise in Finland, an RAF Typhoon landed and took off from Highway 551 near the unusually vowel-deprived town of Tervo, some 200 miles north of Helsinki. A couple of days later, the Royal Norwegian Air Force did the same with...

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A Life On The Ocean Wave

Are sea-based aircraft ready for a comeback? The latest in a series of new seaplane ventures made a splash at the Oshkosh air show, where Catalina Aircraft of Florida announced plans to restart production of the classic Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat, with new turbine engines (likely the...

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Et tu, Cobber?

The latest air force to start looking at "beyond the F-35" options is... Australia? Steve Trimble reports in Aviation Week: A missing piece in Australia’s fighter inventory will be filled in the short term by extending the life of the Boeing...

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