Articles > 2014 > Operational | Ben Montgomery | April 2014
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.
Articles > 2014 > Operational | Mark Forest & Ian French | April 2014
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.
Articles > 2014 > Events | Jamie Ewan & Adam Duffield | March 2014
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.
Articles > 2014 > Operational | Michael Buckle | March 2014
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’.
19th March 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the first flight of Bell Boeing's multi mission military tiltrotor aircraft. Designed to combine the versatility of a conventional helicopter with the long range and high speed performance of a fixed wing turbo prop, Duncan Monk looks at its development, early history, potential customers and future of this remarkable aircraft.