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Historic

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Restoring an Lightning F.2A nose section

Hugh Trevor details the restoration of his Lightning F.2A cockpit – from ballistics target to museum piece

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IN AT THE DEEP END

SQN LDR ‘ARCHIE’ KINCH RECALLS HOW ONE PILOT LEARNED THE...

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Bowing Out

Ken Ellis explores the RAF’s last Sunderlands and how Britain...

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Restored ‘Memphis Belle’ completed for display

An archive image showing the crew of the ‘Memphis Belle’...

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Spitfire documentary set for UK cinema release

A trio of Spitfire Mk.Is flying in the new feature-length documentary....

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Military

Two more CV-22Bs for AFSOC

The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office has been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of two additional CV-22B Ospreys to US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

First two Dhruv Mk IIIs delivered to Indian Coast Guard

An additional two Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALHs) have been officially delivered to the Indian Coast Guard

Germany receives final SAR-configured H145

Airbus Helicopters has handed over the seventh and final H145 for the search and rescue (SAR) service of the Bundeswehr to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw)

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Commercial

King Stallion

MILITARY CH-53K KING STALLION Jerry Gunner brings us up to...

Airbus Helicopters expands footprint in Japan

Airbus Helicopters AIRBUS HELICOPTERS announced on November...

Global 7500 achieves FAA Certification

BOMBARDIER ANNOUNCED on November 7, 2018, that its Global 7500...

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Emirates Unveils World’s First Integrated ‘Biometric Path’

EMIRATES IS gearing up to launch the world’s first ‘biometric...

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Double-Digit Growth at Budapest

BUDAPEST AIRPORT (BUD) has reported continued strong growth in...

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Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

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."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." 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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."