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Historic

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Search continues for Dambuster’s stolen logbook

The Metropolitan Police Service is assisting the family of the late Flt Lt John W Fraser in the search for the Dambuster bomb-aimer’s stolen logbook.

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Weapons and Tactics of the English Electric Lightning

Chris Gibson examines how the weaponry of the English Electric Lightning developed

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Tall Tails

The introduction of the English Electric Lightning marked a watershed...

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US and Canadian airshows

The 70th anniversary of the US Air Force is an obvious focus...

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Future assured for Vulcan at Wellesbourne

Avro Vulcan B.2 XM655 is currently safe at its Wellesbourne Mountford...

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Military

Dynetics’ X-61A Gremlin completes first flight

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Dynetics have announced the successful first test flight of the X-61A Gremlin.

UK orders additional H145 training helicopters

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has ordered an additional four new Airbus Helicopters H145 Jupiter HT1 training helicopters.

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Aviation News February 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Commercial

Digital depot and fleet command

Brand new F135 engines await roll-out from Pratt & Whitney’s...

Face off

Mark Broadbent looks at the different aspects of the competition...

France to supply Ukraine with 55 helicopters

LE MINISTÈRE de l’Économie et des Finances (French Ministry...

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Southampton deploys robot bird

Robird is now scaring away real birds from operational areas...

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New terminal for Brandenburg

A second terminal will be added to the Berlin Brandenburg complex,...

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Upcoming Events

NAS Oceana Air Show

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Virginia Beach, United States

US Navy airshow

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

AIRPOWER24

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Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.

RAF Cosford Air Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "This year’s theme is ‘Take Flight.’ Kickstart your interest in a career in the RAF, and develop an understanding of what the Service does for the defence of the United Kingdom. Get close to the cutting edge of technology with RAF aircraft & unique attractions across the showground, and immerse yourself in a thrilling, action-packed flying display programme. The RAF Cosford Air Show is the only remaining RAF-organised Air Show. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the RAF as well as an exciting summer day out for the whole family."

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."