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  • Saying goodbye to the 'Mighty Hunter'


    The UK's Nimrod MR2 fleet will bow out of service on 31 March. We look back at the type's operational history, and fly on one of the type's final training sorties ...


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  • PICTURE: South Africa weighs Dakota replacement options


    The South African Air Force has yet to decide on a replacement strategy for its aged Douglas DC-3 Dakotas ...


  • PICTURE: Record-breaking Nimrod flown to Coventry air museum


    Ex-Royal Air Force Nimrod XV232 has been flown to Coventry airport, where it will join a new visitor attraction ...


  • Saying goodbye to the 'Mighty Hunter'


    The UK's Nimrod MR2 fleet will bow out of service on 31 March. We look back at the type's operational history, and fly...


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  • PICTURE: South Africa weighs Dakota replacement options

    News | 22 Feb 2011 10:00

    The South African Air Force has yet to decide on a replacement strategy for its aged Douglas DC-3 Dakotas ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-South-Africa-weighs-Dakota-replacement-options-353453/
  • PICTURE: Record-breaking Nimrod flown to Coventry air museum

    News | 13 May 2010 13:30 | Craig Hoyle

    Ex-Royal Air Force Nimrod XV232 has been flown to Coventry airport, where it will join a new visitor attraction ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Record-breaking-Nimrod-flown-to-Coventry-air-museum-341931/
  • Saying goodbye to the 'Mighty Hunter'

    News | 29 Mar 2010 23:05 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK's Nimrod MR2 fleet will bow out of service on 31 March. We look back at the type's operational history, and fly on one of the type's final training sorties ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saying-goodbye-to-the-Mighty-Hunter-339943/
  • VIDEO: Charity aims to restore UK Shackleton to flying condition

    News | 30 Nov 2008 21:11 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Enthusiasts are hoping to return an Avro Shackleton AEW2 maritime patrol aircraft to airworthy condition following its transfer to a new owner, and restoration...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Charity-aims-to-restore-UK-Shackleton-to-flying-condition-319551/
  • Wright or Wrong

    News | 16 Dec 2003 00:00

    <p>ALLAN WINN / LONDON</p> <I><p>Flight International</I> looks at 10 technologies that changed the face of powered flight, 10 that failed to have an impact, and another 10 that may yet</p> <p>In the first 100 years of heavier-than-air aviation, the principles have stayed the same. Aircraft may now use ailerons instead of wing-warping, but the basic aerodynamic principles still apply. The materials, instrumentation, control laws, and enabling technologies such as hydraulics and electronics are the things that have changed.</p> <p>These are 10 ideas that changed the face of powered flight:</p> <p>1 The gas turbine </p> <p>Before the Second World War, there were few piston-powered twins, for example, that could maintain height (far less climb as is now the certification requirement) on one engine. The most powerful piston engines weighed well over 2,000kg (4,400lb), yet struggled to deliver 1,000lb (4.45kN) of thrust through their propellers at altitude - even the meanest and crudhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wright-or-Wrong-175397/