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Historic

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ROCKET MEN: No 121 Wing Typhoons

The Hawker Typhoon took some time to perfect...

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Aeroplane meets... Ramon Josa

This legendary French naval aviator knew the F4U Corsair well...

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Fortune favours the old

No Hawker aircraft has remained operationally viable for as long as the Hunter...

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Hawker - The early years

There was a time in the 1930s when Hawker aeroplanes made up more than 80 per cent of the RAF's front-line inventory...

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Showing the flag

This year sees the centenary of an exceptional event in Italian aeronautical history...

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Military

Norway’s F-35s officially take QRA role from the F-16

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) F-35A Lightning IIs officially took the role providing Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) from the F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcon fleet after 42 years of service to NATO and Norway on January 6

Lebanese MD530F+ written off after crash landing

An MD Helicopters MD530F+ Cayuse Warrior belonging to the Lebanese Air Force has been written off after it crash landed into some trees on January 5

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Aero Vodochody's second L-39NG flies again

AERO Vodochody’s second L-39NG pre-series aircraft 7004 took to the air again on January 6 after being laid up for nearly a year to undergo avionics and ergonomic improvements

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Commercial

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Italian Navy EH-101s Multi-mission Helicopters

The Italian Navy’s Leonardo EH/MH/SH-101 helicopters have a...

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Boeing 737 MAX Update

The Boeing 737 MAX saga rumbles on – with still no end in sight to the grounding that has been in place since March 13.

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China Southern Welcomes Initial A350

China Southern Airlines has received its first Airbus A350-900...

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Rapid Forge Sees Forward Deployments

MILITARY NEWS F-35As from Hill AFB and F-15Es from Seymour...

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Hornets in Two-Phase Upgrade

Under a two-phase programme beginning this summer, Canada plans...

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Flight Simulation

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Pendular Rudder

Precision engineering

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PC Pilot Issue 118 Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers!

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MilViz' DHC-3T Turbo Otter

The turbine version of the DHC-3

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Abingdon Air & Country Show

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."