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Global Aviation Resource is the online aviation magazine. The site is updated Monday to Friday and we cover every aspect of aviation - from airshows to warbirds, military and civilian aviation, airports, air museums and balloons. Whether you're looking for airshow reviews, airshow previews, aviation interviews or features on historic aircraft - you'll find it all here, along with much more. All our articles are illustrated with stunning aerospace images from some of the most talented photographers around and we are also partners with PlanesTV which means we can bring you the best aviation videos. Read more...
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Airshows >> UK: Exclusive - Flt Lt Jamie Norris: 2013 RAF Typhoon Display Pilot

Late last year Flight Lieutenant Jamie Norris was named as the 2013 Royal Air Force Typhoon Display Pilot. Gareth Stringer visited him to learn more about what displaying the Typhoon entails. Images – as credited.

blogGAR: Return to Phoenix - Part One: Luke AFB

At one time a regular visitor to Phoenix, it’s been a long time since Paul Dunn managed to get out to Arizona. Here in the first part of a two part blog, he shares some photos from a visit to Luke AFB and Sky Harbor International Airport.

GAM Previews: Flight of the Hunter T7A

Back in Issue 15 of GAM, Gareth Stringer told the story of a series of flights he was lucky enough to experience in Newcastle Jet Provost Group’s T3A. This time he trades the JP in for something a tiny bit faster - Hunter Flight Academy’s Hunter T7A WV318 / G-FFOX.

GAM Previews: Princess Juliana International Airport, St Martin

The Caribbean island of St Martin is famous throughout the world as the location for some of the most striking aviation photos ever to grace the Internet. But what's it really like to shoot there? GAM regular Paul Dunn packed his suncream and headed to Maho Beach to find out.

GAM Previews: Magnificent Meiringen

Located in truly spectacular surroundings, Meiringen Air Base is home to the Swiss Air Force’s F-5E/F Tiger IIs of Fliegerstaffel 8 and the F/A-18C/D Hornets of Fliegerstaffel 11. January 2013 promised an intense period of flying, thanks in part to the World Economic Forum in Davos, and Frank Grealish simply could not resist the chance to return to one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

GAM Previews: March Field Air Museum

March Field Air Museum boasts one of the largest collections of preserved aircraft in California and is located on one of the oldest and most historic airfields in the US. Paul Dunn visited for GAM.

GAM Previews: Hiko Kyodotai - Japan’s Aggressor Squadron

The Hiko Kyodotai (Tactical Fighter Training Squadron) is the Japan Air Self Defence Force’s dedicated aggressor squadron and operates what most of would agree are some of the best looking F-15s in the world. Steve Comber reports from Nyutabaru Air Base.

GAM Previews: 70 Years of the Gloster Meteor

5 March 1943 was a historic date for the British aerospace industry. Some 70 years on, Karl Drage looks back at the development of Britain’s first operational jet fighter aircraft, the Gloster Meteor.

GAM Previews: 35th Festival International de Ballons, Chateau d’Oex

Moving on from their first balloon meet of the year in Italy, Paul Dopson and Heaven Crawley travel to Switzerland for the 35th International Balloon Festival in Chateau d’Oex.

Russian Federation: Siberia Revisited: Part 5, Irkutsk General Area

The complete group was now gathered airside at Domodedovo ready for our flight to Irkutsk on a Ural Airlines Airbus A320. Five hours and twenty minutes later we touched down at the familiar Irkutsk Airport, which in the past was An-24 heaven. Having a quick look outside it seemed that this was still the case, although the operators had changed. Paul Filmer finally arrives in Siberia proper.

Airshows>> UK: Exclusive Imagery - 2013 RAF Tucano Display Scheme Revealed

Global Aviation Resource is delighted to reveal the 2013 Royal Air Force Tucano Display scheme and further information courtesy of display pilot, Flt Lt Andrew Fyvie-Rae. Gareth Stringer reports with imagery courtesy of the Team itself.

blogGAR: RAF Brize Norton

Now that the airshow season is over and the long winter nights upon us, there’s plenty of time to catch up on some previously neglected trips out and about with the camera. Shaun Schofield reports from a fruitful October morning on the fence of RAF Brize Norton.

Balloons and Blimps: Women's Balloon Meet 2012

The 2012 Women’s Balloon Meet took place in October at Welshpool in Powys. This was the third annual event and the first where the balloons actually flew! Guest reviewer Heaven Crawley takes to the air for her first balloon meet as a newly qualified pilot.

GAM Previews: XXV Meet of the Epiphany - Mondovi

Paul Dopson and Heaven Crawley travel to Italy to take part in their first Internazionale dell'Epifania - Città di Mondovì.

GAM Previews: Bad to the Bone

The B-1B Lancer (usually referred to as the Bone, a corruption of B-One) has been in service with the United States Air Force (USAF) since 1986. GAR’s Chris Wood recently visited Dyess AFB, located near the city of Abilene in Texas, to see how it is shaping up in the current conflict in Afghanistan and to find out about upgrades to its capability.