News archive February 2014

7th February 2014

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Russian Helicopters role in XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

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USS Halyburton Assists in Rescue of Panamanian Crashed Helicopter

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Chinese Navy J-15 fighter pilot’s “selfie” taken over Liaoning aircraft carrier

Mapped: every UK military search and rescue callout in 2013

Fallen Airmen Remembered At Sunset

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A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

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6th February 2014

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F-14 Tomcats flybys, treetop passages and gun strafing video

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[Photo] SR-71 Blackbird and chase car

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Rare glimpse into a Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker flight simulator

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Famous F-105D “Polish Glider” Thunderchief at the Cracow Aviation Museum

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Lockheed Martin wins UK Apache M-TADS/PNVS work

UK sets 2019 target for Crowsnest introduction

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Lockheed launches civilian version of C-130J

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VIDEO: UK ends silence on Taranis testing

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Association launches its new content 2014 website
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5th February 2014

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“If we don’t keep F-22 Raptor viable, the F-35 fleet will be irrelevant” Air Combat Command says

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188th Fighter Wing flies its final manned night mission with the A-10 Warthog

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The Super Bowl Flyover you didn’t see yesterday filmed from a CH-47 helicopter

Exelis receives US Army helicopter radio order

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First German A400M enters final assembly

Northrop to ‘position’ for future bomber work as LRS-B progresses

Raytheon continues developing ‘persistent close air support’ technology

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Dambusters squadron make final flight home

The Queen Visits RAF Marham

New Surveillance System For Carriers

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India, Dassault Rafale Deal Appears Stalled

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3rd February 2014

End of an era for 617 Squadron in Afghanistan

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BBMF News

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French Air Force Chief visits RAF Valley

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Ops update 25 Jan – 1 Feb 14

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31 Squadron New Standard Presentation

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II (AC) Squadron takes over from 617 “Dambusters” in Afghanistan

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[Photo] Iranian P-3F under escort as seen from the Super Hornet pilot’s POV

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[Video] E-4B Nightwatch Doomsday plane’s night departure from Poland

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National Football League U.S. Military Aircraft Pre-Game Fly Overs

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Canadian pilots successfully escape turboprop trainer through a “controlled ejection”

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New MRTT arrives at RAF Brize Norton

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Dassault and BAE Systems welcome Anglo-French UCAV pact

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Bangladesh signs contract for Yak-130 trainers

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Iraq requests Apache helicopter purchase

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F-35 faces familiar dogfight with competing facts

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UK launches commando role transition for AW101

NH90 closes in on 200th delivery milestone

RAF Aid Will Protect Refugees

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Pacific Fleet Commander Gets Close Look at P-8 Advanced Capabilities

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Swiss to vote in May on fighter deal

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Hosting the Testers

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Unfunded F-16 Upgrades Put Jet’s Combat Value in Doubt

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Air Force Looking for JSTARS Recapitalization