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Historic

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FORK-TAILED PHOTOGRAPHY

AERIAL RECCE LOCKHEED F-4/F-5 CAMERA-TOTING F-4 AND F-5 RECCE...

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Historic two-seat Harrier offered for sale by Jet Art Aviation

Hawker Harrier XW715 is available to purchase from Yorkshire-based...

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’Nose job’ for Whirlwind as Dragonfly restoration starts

Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 XP345 with the Vokes-Air filter door...

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Polish and US wartime pilots honoured

The refurbished headstone of Wg Cdr Walerian Z˙ak and his wife...

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FROM A PURR TO A GROWL

SPITFIRE BATTLE OF THE ENGINES Former OC Battle of Britain...

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Military

Avro Vulcan pilot John LeBrun on bomb loads

Whilst the Vulcan was capable of carrying conventional payloads, it originally formed the backbone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent, as retired Vulcan pilot John LeBrun discusses

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RAF Shadow R1 Fleet to be upgraded and increased

The RAF’s fleet of six modified Beechcraft King Air 350CER Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) platforms known as the Shadow R1 is to be increased and upgraded after a £110m contract is awarded to Raytheon UK on November 3

First operational test mission for the F-15EX

Full, large scale operational tests with the US Air Force’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs recently got underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing at Nellis announced on October 22 that the new type’s first-ever operational test missions were being undertaken at Nellis from October 18-25, paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es

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Commercial

NASA’s CHEETA

University of Illinois via NASA RESEARCH IS to get underway...

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US Infrastructure Grants for 381 Airports

THE FEDERAL Aviation Administration is set to award $830m in...

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Miami Receives Latest 3D Scanners

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY Administration (TSA) officers at Miami...

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Swedavia’s Green Credentials

SWEDISH AIRPORT operator, Swedavia, was intending to refuel aircraft...

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Advancing Adelaide

Adelaide Airport is one of Australia’s most modern aviation...

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Flight Simulation

Turbo Commander takes flight

Carenado has released the 690B TURBO COMMANDER for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Alabeo C310R

A high performance twin Alabeo has produced a range...

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Cockpit Building

Time to assemble… Trial-fitting the displays in the backing...

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."