The Singapore Airshow is the world’s third largest trade show and the only regular airshow of any kind in Singapore. Since the event began in 2008, it’s fair to say that feedback has been mixed – especially regarding the flying display – but this year’s show was undoubtedly the best yet. Adam Landau guest reports for GAR.
Like USAFE as a whole, the current European-based US F-16 force is a shadow of its former self, but still plays an important role within NATO and as part of US operations further afield. Paul Dunn examines the history of USAFE and the F-16.
Paul Filmer’s Colombia series continues as he visits Tolemaida Airbase, home of the Colombian Army’s helicopter fleet.
With the 2014 airshow season shaping up to be yet another superb affair, Huw Hopkins takes a final look at the previous year and summarises his favourite 13 moments of 2013.
As the 2014 airshow season nears at a pace, Greg Marsh takes one final look at an enjoyable 2013. Images are as credited.
Following a gap of almost a year due to the 2013 Sequestration budget cuts, the USAF’s Red Flag training exercises have returned with a new and improved version. Chris Wood reports from Nellis AFB, on the outskirts of Las Vegas, on the first of three exercises in fiscal year 2014. Red Flag 14-1 ran for three weeks between the 27 January and 14 February. Additional photography by Gordon Jones.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. In the first of a series of articles to appear on GAR in the coming weeks, Paul Dunn takes a look at the type’s service with the USAF’s Air Combat Command, and its predecessor, Tactical Air Command.
Guest writer Paul Fiddian speaks to Hungarian aerobatics ace and Red Bull Air Race co-founder Péter Besenyei about his aviation career, the fantastic Corvus Racer 540 design and the reactivated RBAR series, with contributions from several of the aerobatics world’s elite.