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Historic

Fighter reshuffle at Hendon

Hurricane I P2617, wearing itsoriginalNo607 Squadron codes, beingmoved...

Gugnunc goes on show

The Handley Page HP39 hanging in the Science Museum’s new Winton...

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GLADIATORS against Mussolini

In 1940 and into 1941, Gloster Gladiators of RAF and South African...

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Insights: Sopwith Triplane

Pilots revelled in the Triplane’s agility

Historic C-46 heading for Israel

C-46 Commando N23ACat Fairbanks, Alaska. It is due to arrive...

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Military

India bids farewell to the MiG-27

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has retired its final Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27ML UPG variable-geometry ground-attack aircraft, following a ceremony at Jodhpur Air Force Station, Rajasthan, on December 27.

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LOSSES

Compiled by Tom Kaminski • MiG-23 serial 26144 operated by...

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Being the bad guys for TOPGUN

VFC-13 ‘Fighting Saints’ flies the F-5 Tiger II in the adversary role at NAS Fallon, Nevada. The squadron and its highly experienced personnel provide an agile and scalable service in support of fleet aircrews that looks set to remain viable for many years to come.

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Commercial

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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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Legal Challenge Hampers Island Helicopters Launch

ISLES OF Scilly Steamship Group (ISSG) has pressed ahead with...

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S7 Eyes SSJ75

S7 GROUP has become the first to commit to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft...

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Double Delight for Bombardier

CANADIAN MANUFACTURER Bombardier has won orders from two different...

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Upcoming Events

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

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Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

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...".

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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."

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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Columbus AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships