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Historic

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Above and Beyond: John 'Joe' Dalley

Graham Pitchfork recounts the experiences of a Spitfire reconnaissance pilot based in Malta...

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MILLIONAIRES AT WAR

Kathleen Hanser reveals how privileged Yale University students formed the first US naval aviation unit during World War One

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FlyPast reviews our pick of the things to spend your money on...

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Belgium’s Multi-Role Mirages

Gen Michel Mandl (ret’d), former Chief of Staff of the Belgian Air Force and a Mirage 5 pilot, recounts the type’s service with the air arm, which included helping British preparations for the Falklands War

Spitfire import for Biggin Hill

The former Irish Air Corps Supermarine Spitfire IXT TE308/IAC 163 is to be restored at Biggin Hill

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AirForces Monthly January 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

KC-46A Pegasus receives more approvals

The KC-46A Pegasus reached its fourth Interim Capability Release (ICR) following approval from Gen Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command on December 6, marking the latest milestone in the US Air Force's ongoing tanker programme

The Air Warrior Podcast Episode 27

Coming up in Episode 27 of The Air Warrior Podcast, Modern Military Group Editor-at-Large Alan Warnes is in Spain to discuss the country’s Typhoon upgrade and acquisition plans, while other news sees updates on key Airbus programmes such as the Eurodrone and A400M transporter.

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Commercial

Vahana’s transition

The striking configuration of the Airbus Vahana electric vertical...

Argentina sells Pampa III to the Guatemalan Air Force

One of two Pampa III jet trainers for the Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca,...

MH-47G Block II Chinooks

Boeing is now on contract to build 15 enhanced MH-47G Chinook...

AlbatrossOne flaps its wings

Airbus engineers in Filton have developed a scale model with...

Tight schedule for Leonardo’s M-345

ITALY LEONARDO’S FLIGHT test programme for its...

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Flight Simulation

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MilViz’s FG-1D Corsair

VRS TacPack and carrier landings MILVIZ’S FG-1D CORSAIR...

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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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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."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

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 Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."

Dover AFB - First State Airshow

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Dover AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow