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Historic

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Jet Provost and Jetstream on the move

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE BAC Jet Provost T.3A...

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Jungmann arrives in Yorkshire

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE CASA-built Bücker...

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Legendary ‘Lifter

PHOTO REPORT Jamie Ewan and Kev Baxter present images from...

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The Irreverent Ace

CLASSIC AVIATOR If someone wanted to make a film about Frenchman...

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Sharpening its Claws

The Panther in the Korean War Warren E Thompson tells how...

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Military

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IN PICTURES: USAF B-1Bs perform maritime mission over Europe

USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancers from the 9th EBS conducted air-to-air refuelling operations ahead of a counter maritime mission with NATO allies and partner nations in the Black Sea region on October 19. We joined the 100th ARW to witness the in-flight refuelling first-hand

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Norway to retire F-16 fleet by year end

The Royal Norwegian Air Force will retire its fleet of F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcons by the end of the year leaving the service reliant on its new F-35A stealth fighter for all fixed-wing combat duties from 2022 onwards

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First two Kuwaiti Eurofighters take flight

The first pair of two-seat Eurofighter Typhoons destined for the Kuwait Air Force completed their long awaited maiden flights from Leonardo’s Torino-Caselle Nord facility, near Turin in northern Italy, during the afternoon of October 15

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Commercial

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737 MAX Software Update Completed

Boeing has completed the development of updated Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) software for the 737 MAX.

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France’s Most Remarkable Little Airline?

Sebastian Schmitz travelled to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a group...

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Kuwait Airways Tridents

Departure Gate Information for the traveller. Dear Sir,...

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Airbuses for Airbus

WET LEASE and charter specialist, Hi Fly Malta, has received...

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Passenger Growth at Pulkovo

PULKOVO HAS reported a strong rise in passenger traffic in the...

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Flight Simulation

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sim-wings MALAGA X

The long-awaited rendition of Malaga Airport

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Cockpit Building

In this issue, Jessica takes a look at the Pro Sim: A320 cockpit...

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Carenado DO228 100 HD SERIES

The aircraft that can go anywhere!

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Upcoming Events

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."

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.

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman 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."

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."

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."