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New Typhoon display colours

Just released by the UK Ministry of Defence is this great picture of this year’s display scheme for the Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon. The freshly painted tail on ZK343 from 29 (R) Sqn contains the squadron’s emblem, the buzzard and it’s famous XXX. Crown Copyright

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Tanks for the memories

Nice shot here from the Air Tanker Consortium of one of its Royal Air Force Airbus A330-derived Voyager tanker/transports refueling a Panavia Tornado and Eurofighter Typhoon. The pic was released on the back of the completion of 350 contacts since June, part of a rapid build-up of capability in the Voyager programme in support of air defence […]

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Bristow hits the bullseye

It looked good at Paris, it looked alright at Helitech, but this image of the AW189 in Bristow livery, just released by AgustaWestland, is even better. Bristow has firm orders for the helicopter – not least that it’s taking 11 for search and rescue work in the UK – but it may n0t get the very […]

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Airbus widebody frenzy

Clearly aware that Boeing and Bombardier have been getting all the media love over the past few days, what with making their new planes do flying and such, Airbus has decided the only way to wrest attention back to Toulouse is to issue this shot of a trio of widebodies looking majestic over the ocean. […]

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F-35A refuels

Recently posted on Lockheed Martin’s flickr stream is this glorious image of an F-35A performing an aerial refueling trial over the Pacific. Lockheed Martin

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Osprey refuels

It’s a stunning image this one, showing a USAF Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey receiving fuel from a Lockheed Martin MC-130H Combat Talon II off the coast of Greenland on its way to RAF Mildenhall in the UK. The CV-22 is assigned to the 7th Special Operations Squadron. USAF

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A flock? A gaggle? Or an accident waiting to happen?

Taken from the US Air Force site is this cracking picture of too many aircraft all trying to occupy the same space. It was shot at the 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show on Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii last month and shows a US Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130, a pair of Sikorsky […]

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A shape only its mother could love

Although it has a shape that only its mother - or a geometrician - could love, the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit Bomber is certainly striking, particularly in this US Air Force photo where it’s pictured taking on fuel from a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker. Credit: US Air Force

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Al Fursan and Patrouille de France flying in formation over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

Dubai Air Show – news, twitter, videos, blogs, images…

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A330 tanker arrives in Bournemouth, UK

Picture credit: Cobham Aviation Services This A330 airtanker arrived into Bournemouth on 26 August. For more read this picture story below. PICTURES: UK conversion work to start on A330 tanker

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