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  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist


    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared to suborbital tourism and the launch of small satellites by narrowing the shortlist of possible locations for a spaceport originally named at the 2014 Farnborough air show.


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  • RAF scrambles Typhoons in response to Russia as British troops train in Estonia


    ​Two Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons were scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft in eastern European NATO...


  • Thomas Cook Airlines debuts A330 leased from AirTanker


    ​Thomas Cook Airlines has made its first commercial flights with an Airbus A330-200 being operated under a three-year...


  • UK to bolster Nepal relief efforts with Chinooks


    ​The UK is to bolster its commitment to the relief efforts in Nepal with the deployment of three Royal Air Force Boeing...


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  • RAF scrambles Typhoons in response to Russia as British troops train in Estonia

    News | 14 May 2015 16:27 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Two Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons were scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft in eastern European NATO airspace in early May, as a multinational NATO exercise to prepare allies against potential threats takes place in Estonia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-scrambles-Typhoons-in-response-to-Russia-as-British-troops-train-in-Estonia-412336/
  • A400M ready for RAF self-protection system tests

    News | 08 May 2015 11:09 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Royal Air Force is set to commence testing of the defensive aids subsystem for its Airbus A400M tactical transport, following the arrival in the UK of its first modified example.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A400M-ready-for-RAF-self-protection-system-tests-412105/
  • Thomas Cook Airlines debuts A330 leased from AirTanker

    News | 05 May 2015 13:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thomas Cook Airlines has made its first commercial flights with an Airbus A330-200 being operated under a three-year “damp lease” agreement with the UK’s AirTanker Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thomas-Cook-Airlines-debuts-A330-leased-from-AirTanker-411933/
  • UK to bolster Nepal relief efforts with Chinooks

    News | 29 Apr 2015 10:15 | Dominic Perry

    ​The UK is to bolster its commitment to the relief efforts in Nepal with the deployment of three Royal Air Force Boeing CH-47 Chinook HC3 heavy-lift helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-bolster-Nepal-relief-efforts-with-Chinooks-411709/
  • Training key to RAF C-130J role expansion

    News | 29 Apr 2015 10:11 | Beth Stevenson

    The Royal Air Force’s Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transports have continued to be heavily utilised following years in Afghanistan, and have been used in a range of humanitarian roles – most recently in delivering supplies in support of the crisis following the earthquake in Nepal on 25 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Training-key-to-RAF-C-130J-role-expansion-411678/
  • Air forces could further exploit surveillance potential of offensive assets

    News | 22 Apr 2015 09:40 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Fighter aircraft could be additionally utilised as surveillance assets to avoid stovepipe operations, and allow for more data to be collected and exploited during future conflicts, a Royal Air Force officer has claimed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-forces-could-further-exploit-surveillance-potential-of-offensive-assets-411468/