Posts by Nigel Howarth

in Ares Apr 15, 2014

First Australian C-27J heads to USA

Australia's first C-27J is currently en-route to the USA....More
in Ares Feb 28, 2014

UAE A330 Tanker deploys to the USA

The United Arab Emirates Air Force recently deployed one of its A330 MRTT tankers to March AFB in California, stopping off at Manchester, England on....More
in Things With Wings Dec 11, 2013

Henan Airlines fleet sent to the UK

Henan Airlines fleet of four Embraer 190's has arrived in the UK for storage. Exeter Airport in the southwest of England is currently home to....More
in Things With Wings Dec 11, 2013

Saratov Airline to get new aircraft type and new colour scheme

Saratov Airlines, also known as Saravia, currently operates an all-Russian fleet of 11 Yak42s, but that's about to change with the delivery of two....More
in Ares Nov 24, 2013

Lynxes, Lynxes and more Lynxes!

Like many armed forces around the world, the UK's are shrinking in size. The Royal Navy and Army Air Corps have been divesting themselves of their....More
in Ares Nov 20, 2013

End of the road for the RAF's C-130K's

The UK's Royal Air Force recently retired the last of its 1960's vintage early C-130 models. Six of these found their way to Hixon airfield in....More
in Ares Aug 02, 2013

First Airbus A400M....at last !

1 August 2013: Airbus Military finally delivered the first A400M to the French Air Force. 10 years since the first orders, 3 years behind schedule....More
in Things With Wings Jul 23, 2013

Recession in the airliner industry can be good business

Western-built jet arliners are retiring younger than ever these days. It's not uncommon to see Airbus and Boeing airframes under 15 years old now....More
in Things With Wings Jul 23, 2013

Not such a "Lucky" end for this 737-700

One of Boeing's best sellers, the 737-700 is still in production, albeit with numbers now overshadowed by the larger -800 and -900 models.  According....More
in Things With Wings Jul 10, 2013

British Airways Joins Elite Band of Airlines

With the delivery of its first A380 on July 4th, BA becomes only the second airline to fly both Airbus and Boeing's flagship aircraft. China Southern....More

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