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Because you can never have too many black and white shots…

…here’s a pic from the excellent MoD flickr stream of an RAF groundcrew conducting an engine test on a Tornado GR4 aircraft from 617 Squadron under at night at Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan. Credit: Sgt Ross Tilly, RAF

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Airbus Military A330 MRTT FSTA completes first contacts with Tornado

  An Airbus Military A330 MRTT Future Strategic Transport Aircraft (FSTA) for the UK’s Royal Air Force has successfully completed its first contacts with a Tornado fighter. This contact was a dry contact, by day and night, recently during a programme to qualify the Tornado to refuel from the FSTA in operational service. The operation was […]

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Flight International 2-8 Feb: Tornado Force Over Afghanistan

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International features honing the Tornado for Afghanistan: how the UK Royal Air Force’s 31 sqn battle to win over local hearts and minds as it adapted its strategy in the fight against the Taliban.Also featured are: Bahrain Air Show wrap-up: the news from the inaugural show at the island nation […]

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Adventurers to go into suborbital space

  A joint venture launched on Friday between Rocket Racing, Inc., Armadillo Aerospace and the government of New Mexico will send adventurers into suborbital space at a cost of $100,000 per ticket or less. The three companies unveiled plans to field a fleet of reusable Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicles that will take flight from Spaceport […]

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