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Aussie Comper Swift completed

The 90hp Pobjoy Niagaraon Swift VH-UVC being run for the first...

Orbis DC-10 hospital to Pima

The OrbisDC-10, N220AU, on final approach for the last time on7November....

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BACK FROM THE DEAD

At a private location near the New Zealand capital Auckland,...

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In Service

The impact of Sopwith’s new fighter was significant ...

BE2 arrives at Ardmore

BE2e reproduction ZK-PXA having its 90hpRAF 1a engine run up...

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Military

Leonardo demonstrates radar sensing concept for Tempest

Leonardo UK has demonstrated the performance of new radar receiver/warner technology as part of the UK-led Team Tempest programme.

USAF welcomes Grey Wolf to the pack

The USAF's new MH-139A utility helicopter has been officially christened Grey Wolf, following a naming and unveiling ceremony at Duke Field, Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida.

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Operation Northern Lightning: Italian F-35s in Iceland

In September, Italian Air Force F-35As flew to Iceland...

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Commercial

‘Addis Ababa will be the Dubai of Africa’

Ethiopian Airlines, now Africa’s biggest airline, is aspiring...

Embraer certifies and delivers first Phenom 300E

Embraer S.A. Embraer unveiled on April 9, 2018, of the completion...

Turkey’s first F-35

The first F-35A Lightning II for Turkey on its maiden flight...

F/A-18 Super Hornet spare parts shortage

Underfunding of spare parts over the last few years is the primary...

E-2D Hawkeye aerial refuelling

The capability to be refuelled in flight will be added to the...

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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."

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The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."