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Historic

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Vietnam tribute Huey being returned to flight

Bell UH-1H 66-16823 featuring nose art by Russ Mowry. STEPHEN...

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Fairchild close to flight but tailwheel dilemma remains

Jim and Robert’s Fairchild UC-61K (Argus III) could fly later...

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Uruguayan museum working to restore rare exhibits

Douglas DC-3 CX-BDB will have its rudder refitted after damage...

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‘WEE WILLIE’

ROGER SOUPART SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON A HARROWING IMAGE OF...

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SALUTING A LEGEND

Supermarine Spitfire IIa P8131 of 276 Squadron is loaded with...

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Military

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The Arctic transporters

The 139th Airlift Squadron – part of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing – is probably the only flying unit that operates at opposite ends of the world.

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Task Group Black Cats commander

Then a major (maggiore), Stefano De Dionigi was in charge of the Black Cats

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Space: The next frontier

In summer 2019, the Ministry of Defence outlined an ambitious space programme...

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Commercial

Final Spartan arrives, Poseidon deploys and F-35 training receives a boost

To mark 75 years since the establishment of 35 Squadron, an anniversary...

Aging champs of air supremacy

David C Isby reviews the US Air Force fleet of McDonnell Douglas...

Cargo upswing

RECENT WEEKS have seen further developments in the passenger...

KC-46A delays continue

One Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker successfully refuelled another...

Small diameter bomb finishes developmental testing

Raytheon’s GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II)...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

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."

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."

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

Major airshow

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

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.