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French MoD advances Joint Light Helicopter programme

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces has brought forward development of the future Joint Light Helicopter to 2021. The announcement … Read More

RAF Typhoon trials BriteCloud decoy

The RAF has commenced trials of the Leonardo BriteCloud missile decoy on its Typhoon fighters. Speaking at the Typhoon Ministerial … Read More

Lightning to Cyprus – first deployment for UK F-35B

The Royal Air Force’s No 617 Squadron is deploying six F-35B Lightnings to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus today for Exercise Lightning Dawn … Read More

First rear crew graduate from DHFS at RAF Shawbury

The first eight rear crew have graduated from the Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) at RAF Shawbury, Shropshire. The graduation, … Read More

‘Makos’ F-16s in the UK

A dozen F-16Cs from the Air Force Reserve Command’s 93rd Fighter Squadron ‘Makos’, part of the 482nd Fighter Wing, based out … Read More

Coming up in AFM: ‘BUFF’ show of force

In March, six US Air Force B-52H Stratofortresses deployed to RAF Fairford, UK, for one of the most significant bomber deployments … Read More

CAE to provide additional RAF P-8A operational flight trainer

CAE has been awarded a contract from Boeing to develop an additional P-8A operational flight trainer (OFT) for the Royal Air Force. The … Read More

Air National Guard to test BriteCloud decoy

The US Air National Guard (ANG) is to trial Leonardo’s BriteCloud expendable active decoy. Described by the company as a “world-first … Read More

ROCAF S-70C retirement

The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) retired its fleet of Sikorsky S-70C-1 Bluehawk and S-70C-6 Super Bluehawk helicopters by May … Read More

F-35B Lightning set for flying debut at Royal Navy International Air Day

The cutting-edge F-35B Lightning will make its Royal Navy International Air Day debut on Saturday, July 13 at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset. … Read More


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