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Historic

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BIPLANE TO DELTA

ROY CHADWICK, THE MAN WHO DESIGNED THE LANCASTER, TOOK AVRO FROM...

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OVER THE TOP

A LANCASTER CALLED ‘ARIES’ WAS THE FIRST BRITISH AIRCRAFT...

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DEBUT

ANDREW THOMAS TELLS THE STORY OF THE LANCASTER’S INTRODUCTION...

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MAP MAKERS

ROAMING AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST ON PHOTO-SURVEY ASSIGNMENTS,...

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Royal Saudi Air Force English Electric Lightnings

Hugh Trevor chronicles Lightning operations in the Royal Saudi Air Force and spoke to a British pilot and an engineer that served with this air arm.

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RAPTOR: 15 YEARS ON THE FRONTLINE: PART ONE

At a time when the US Air Force wants to accelerate fighter aircraft...

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France’s MARITIME REVOLUTION

As the Aéronautique Navale marks the centenary of Flottille...

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JOINT STARS DRAWS BACK FROM COMBAT OPS

The US Air Force has withdrawn its E-8s from combat operations...

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Commercial

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Germany to Buy Six New Hercules

The US State Department has approved the possible sale of six...

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RAF Trainer Retirements

Amid the high-profile arrivals of the Lockheed Martin F-35 and...

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Anniversary Lanc Flight for Last British Dambuster

Sqn Ldr George ‘Johnny’ Johnson MBE DFM, the last British...

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LONDON

Where ships once docked, aircraft now land and take off. This...

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LAKENHEATH’S F-111Fs

Doug Gordon charts the F-111F’s time with 48th Tactical Fighter Wing.

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Flight Simulation

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Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

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 Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."