Posts by Nigel Howarth

USAF Special Ops Mi-171E Seen In Miami

in Ares Mar 07, 2018
The US Air Force operates a single Mil Mi-171E, and it was recently caught on camera at Miami Executive Airport....

Spirit Airlines Still Flies In Three Distinct Liveries

in Things With Wings Mar 05, 2018
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is used to fending off criticism from passengers. But why is it sill flying around with three totally different......

Draken International - Training The Tip Of The Spear

in Ares Feb 19, 2018
Aviation Week went behind the scenes recently at Draken International, based in Lakeland, Florida, owner of the world's largest private fighter fleet....

Easyjet Showcases A320neo At Manchester

in Things With Wings Feb 05, 2018
Easyjet, one of the world’s largest low-cost airlines, recently held a “meet the Neo” event at Manchester Airport....

World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22

in Things With Wings Dec 07, 2017
The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners....

737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines

in Things With Wings Dec 06, 2017
LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT's first aircraft arrived in......

Chinese Navy Z-9s in London

in Ares Oct 04, 2017
Two Chinese navy ships are currently visiting London, each sporting a Z-9 helicopter on the deck. Aviation Week went along to investigate....

Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester

in Things With Wings Jun 10, 2017
Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response......

Photos From Exercise Frisian Flag

in Ares Apr 05, 2017
Europe's largest annual gathering of fighters from across NATO, held as usual at Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. Over 50 fighters attended, flying two......

Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet...And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester

in Things With Wings Mar 17, 2017
Kuwait Airways has recently taken delivery of its fifth new Boeing 777-300ER, from an order for 10 placed in December 2014. The Kuwaiti flag carrier......