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Historic

Crete2Cape Vintage Air Rally hits Africa

LEFT: Travel Air 4000 N6263, crewedbyNicholas and LitaOppegard...

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A Passage to India

The logbooks and photos of a No 27 Squadron Wapiti pilot, together...

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DATABASE: HAWKER HORSLEY

As a day bomber, the Horsley perhaps left something to be desired, but it proved versatile and adaptable

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Wartime Arado restoration in Germany

The substantial remains of Arado Ar 196 A-5 623183 in Nordholz...

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Night-fighter Meteor project advances at Elvington

Graham Buckle and his team at Elvington in Yorkshire have taken...

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Military

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Operation Helvetic Air Support

Steven Taylor examines the British Army Air Corps’ current support role to the Police Service of Northern Ireland ...

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Into the fighter- bomber business

The Luftwaffe’s Eurofighters are no longer flying exclusively air-to-air tasks.

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Swedish tanker times

Some 20,000ft above northern Sweden, Björn Rüdén joins the Swedish Air Force's dedicated tanker ...

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Commercial

KJ-500A spotted with an IFR probe

This unpainted heavily modified KJ-500A with a fixed IFR probe...

US-2 sale to India advances

India’s planned procurement of nine ShinMaywa US-2 amphibians,...

Dark Falcon revealed

The Belgian Air Force officially revealed its F-16 display aircraft...

SLAM-ER put back into production

Saudi Arabia has ordered an undisclosed number of Boeing AGM-84H...

Mi-35Ms delivered to Nigerian Air Force

On April 30, 2018, the Nigerian Air Force took delivery of two...

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Upcoming Events

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

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Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

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."

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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Columbus AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships