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US Navy gaggle over the Pacific

Top shot from Rex, via the US Navy, of this gaggle of aircraft from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group flying in formation during an air power demo over the Pacific Ocean. Rex Features

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US Navy’s future F/A-XX?

US Navy future fighter programme F/A-XX

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Image of the Week: Blue Angels with the moon in the background

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Vintage Racer. His photo depicts the Blue Angels performing a flyby at February’s Centennial of Naval Aviation kickoff at NAS North Island in San Diego. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph […]

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US Navy opts for Global Hawk for maritime surveillance

The US Navy was the slowest and perhaps most reluctant of the armed services to embrace the potential of unmanned aircraft for the purpose of persistent surveillance. After a false start in 2003, the USN initiated a competitive procurement process for a Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) fleet in 2006. The multi-billion dollar contract predictably […]

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Air France goes retro for 75th anniversary

  Air France has become the latest carrier to repaint one of its aircraft in a retro livery, decorating this Airbus A320 to commemorate the airline’s 75th anniversary. This particular A320 is a 19-year old aircraft, F-GFKJ, and is pictured at Toulouse Blagnac Airport. Read more of this story…. In the archives: This is how […]

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Iberia Airbus A319

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