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Historic

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Briefing File: Geodetics

The construction technique best-known for its use on the Wellington

Aeroplane reviews

The latest books and products for the discerning aviation enthusiast...

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Aeroplane meets Mikael Carlson

The legendary Swedish restorer, builder and pilot of early aircraft...

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Six Appeal

Many might have considered it outmoded, but for Air Atlantique the Douglas DC-6 was a more-than-viable freighter well into the 21st century — and its crews loved it

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Target for today

Born on the Scottish island of Islay, the late John Edgar McKechnie spent most of his early years in Edinburgh...

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Military

UAE signs mega deal to buy almost 100 aircraft from France

A record-breaking contract has been signed between France and the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence (UAEAF&AD) to acquire a record total of 80 Rafale F4s and 12 Airbus H225M Caracal helicopters

Protector passes system testing milestone

Royal Air Force Protector RG1 Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) development has passed another key milestone in the project with completion of a series of system level tests by its manufacturer, General Atomics- Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI)

Royal Thai Air Force F-5THF Super Tigris lost in crash

A Royal Thai Air Force F-5THF Super Tigris crashed at 1100hrs local time on December 3 while performing a four-ship training flight over the Chandy Range in Lopburi

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Commercial

Ansat air ambulance

RUSSIAN HELICOPTERS announced at the Paris Air Show on June 18,...

Textron delivers 300th Citation CJ4

TEXTRON AVIATION announced on June 27, 2019, that it has delivered...

Swiss Air Force Challengers

Delivery of two Bombardier Challenger 604s to the Schweizer Luftwaffe...

America’s AIM-260 Joint Advanced Tactical Missile

Brigadier General Anthony Genatempo, Air Force Weapons Program...

Anatolian Eagle returns

Alan Warnes visited Konya Air Base in Turkey to report on this...

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Flight Simulation

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Running old flight sims

Dear PC Pilot Over time I have collected several flight simulators....

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DCS: F/A-18C Hornet

An interview with Eagle Dynamics EAGLE DYNAMICS In this...

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PilotEdge

Professional air traffic control for flight simmers VIRTUAL...

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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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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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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."