Exercise Joint Warrior 2014-1

Articles > 2014 > Exercises | Ben Montgomery & Sam Pilcher | April 2014
Exercise Joint Warrior 2014-1
Exercise Joint Warrior 2014 Serial 1 was the latest in the long-running series of multinational exercises of the name that have run in the UK, and also the largest tactically focused military exercise held in Europe during 2014. Over 13,000 personnel, 33 ships, 3 submarines and multiple ground, troop and air assets from 9 separate countries took part in 14-1 making it the biggest to date, with the majority of the air assets once again based at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland - from where AeroResource reports.

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CP-140 Aurora - Canadian MMA

Articles > 2014 > Operational | Ben Montgomery | April 2014
CP-140 Aurora - Canadian MMA
Externally similar to the widely used and highly successful Lockheed P-3 Orion, the CP-140 Aurora is in fact a different machine entirely. Named after the Greek goddess who restored Orion’s eyesight, Canada took delivery of the first of its 18 strong fleet of CP-140 Auroras in May 1980 (with the last delivered in August 1981) and the aircraft, equipped with a string of upgrades and re-designated CP-140M, is expected to fly until at least 2020. AeroResource joined 405 Long Range Patrol Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth, as part of the Royal Canadian Air Force contingent of Exercise Joint Warrior 14-1 to discover more about the latest incarnation of this formidable platform.

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47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin AFB

Articles > 2014 > Operational | Mark Forest & Ian French | April 2014
47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin AFB
Laughlin AFB is one of USAF's five major primary training airfields, located in remote Del Rio, Western Texas it's is ideal for training flights. It is home to the 47th Flying Training Wing (FTW) that forms part of the Air Education Training Command (AETC). Ian French and Mark Forest visited the base to photograph flight operations on its extremely active flight line.

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Northolt Nightshoot XVIa

Articles > 2014 > Events | Jamie Ewan & Adam Duffield | March 2014
Northolt Nightshoot XVIa
Since the first ever Northolt Nightshoot taking place back in January 2009 and with only around 60 photographers in attendance, Northolt has set an undoubtedly high standard when it comes nocturnal photography shoots in the UK. Jamie Ewan and Adam Duffield headed to west London to see what the 16th event of its type had to offer.

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RAF TriStar Retirement

Articles > 2014 > Operational | Michael Buckle | March 2014
RAF TriStar Retirement
Originally designed as a civilian airliner in the 1960’s the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar later become a vital asset to the Royal Air Force transport fleet. March 2014 brings to an end the RAF service of the famous ‘trijet’.

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