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Historic

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BEECH BACKGROUND

The most familiar guise for G-BKGM on the British airshow circuit:...

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Defending Britain's Dams

In the wake of Operation ‘Chastise’, fears mounted about the possibility of German retaliation against important British dams

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The SPECTACLE of SHUTTLEWORTH

The ever-increasing quality of the Shuttleworth Collection’s...

NEWS IN BRIEF

METEOR T7 LEAVES UK Gloster Meteor T7 WA591/G-BWMF made its...

’Last kill’ P-47 to fly again

The Commemorative Air Force’s P-47N 44-89136/N47TB in the CAF...

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Military

AeroVironment completes acquisition of Arcturus UAV

AeroVironment, a world-leading unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturer, has expanded its overall portfolio after completing the US$405m acquisition of Arcturus UAV on February 19

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An in-depth look at the Irish Air Corps’ aircraft fleet

We provide an overview of the fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft fleets that are currently employed by the Irish Air Corps, detailing serial numbers, operational squadrons and the missions that these individual platforms carry out

USAF aims to complete C-40 upgrade this spring

The USAF has released more details about the ongoing modification of its Boeing C-40B/C Clipper VIP transport fleet and has confirmed that the effort is due for completion this May

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Commercial

Another A330neo variant flies

Airbus’ A330-800neo test aircraft F-WTTO (msn 1888) lifts from...

Iran’s ‘indigenous’ fighter in production

Iran announced yet another ‘indigenous’ warplane in late...

Japan looking at missile upgrades

Japan is upgrading its air-to surface missile (ASM) capability...

40 years of US Army Black Hawks

Nigel Pittaway The US Army celebrated four decades of Sikorsky...

IAG details future fleet plan

Sixteen Boeing 777-300ERs will be in service with British Airways...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

Airshow

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."

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.

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."