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Historic

Coronado crisis

The project to save ex-Spantax Convair CV-990 Coronado EC-BZO...

General Aristocrat for Hood River

The sole surviving General Aristocrat, NC278H, is the latest...

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PRIVATEER on parade

The world’s only airworthy Consolidated PB4Y-2 PB4Y PRIVATEER...

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Canopus - The last of the Comets

Twenty years ago, the world’s last airworthy example of the de Havilland DH106 Comet made its final operational flight. Right to the end, the legendary Canopus contributed a huge amount to programmes relating to far more modern military and civil aircraft platforms

HFF acquires a Rapide

John Sessions’ Historic Flight Foundation (HFF), based at Paine...

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Military

Mean Havoc Rising

The Mi-28N is the first new-generation attack helicopter fielded in numbers by the Russian military...

The Brazilian ‘Smart Fighter’

Saab delivered the first Gripen E to the Brazilian Air Force...

Piaggio Aerospace to support Italian ICH-47F engines

Piaggio Aerospace has announced that it's been contracted by the Ministero della Difesa (Italian Ministry of Defence) to provide technical-logistic engine support for the Esercito Italiano's (Italian Army) ICH-47F Chinook fleet. 

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Commercial

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UltraFan Collaboration

ROLLS-ROYCE AND Airbus have agreed to collaborate on integrating...

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Rega Welcomes Maiden Challenger 650

Business Aviation REPATRIATION SPECIALISTS Swiss Air- Rescue...

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Flying the E2

Embraer is utilising the latest fly-by-wire technology in its...

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Airliner Deliveries

The latest commercial aircraft deliveries from manufacturers...

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Flybe Outlines Fleet Plans

FLYBE HAS reaffirmed its commitment to the Bombardier Dash 8-Q400...

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Flight Simulation

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Southport Air Show

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Southport, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment! If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!"

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."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

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."

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."