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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk makes public debut in Belgium

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk OO-WHK made its first public flying appearance in Belgium during the annual Stampe Fly-in at Antwerp-Deurne airport on 11 May.

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Aviation News July 2024

July 2024 issue of Aviation News in page-turning format sees Coningsby let the cat out of the bag when Jamie Ewan interviews this year’s RAF Typhoon display pilot, Flt Lt David ‘Turbo’ Turnbull, as his freshly painted jet is unveiled

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D-Day Postal Hurricanes

Although the Hurricane was relegated to minor roles on D-Day, the veteran type played a significant part by delivering mail in the days that followed, as Andrew Thomas recounts

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Veteran reunited with Stow Maries Tiger Moth

RAF veteran Flt Lt John Cooper celebrated an impressive anniversary at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome in Essex on April 14.

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Escapee’s Auster on display in Doncaster

The fuselage section of Auster J1.N G-AHHP has recently been positioned on display at Doncaster’s South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (SYAM).

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Military

US Army to redesign CABs to fight near-peer adversaries

The US Army formally unveiled its plan for another restructuring of its aviation force structure on April 24, as Tom Kaminski explains.

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The NC-130H Advanced Tactical Laser

The first decade of the 21st century saw a revival of interest in airborne directed energy weapons, including the Advanced Tactical Laser and the Hercules.

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BAE Systems wins US Navy P-8A EW contract

BAE Systems has secured a $95m contract from the US Navy to supply advanced electronic warfare (EW) pods for the P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft.

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Commercial

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Aviation News July 2024

July 2024 issue of Aviation News in page-turning format sees Coningsby let the cat out of the bag when Jamie Ewan interviews this year’s RAF Typhoon display pilot, Flt Lt David ‘Turbo’ Turnbull, as his freshly painted jet is unveiled

WIN! A Boeing 747 flight sim experience WORTH £199 or 747 memorabilia

To celebrate the 300th issue of Airliner World, we’re offering five lucky readers the chance to win Boeing 747 flight sim experience or 747 memorabilia

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Busiest airports revealed

Airports Council International (ACI) has detailed which were the busiest airports in the world last year.

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Further expansion for flydubai

UAE low-cost carrier flydubai is expanding its presence in Saudi Arabia as part of an ambitious growth plan.

PC-12 bespoke scheme celebrates the outdoors

Duncan Aviation Pilatus PC-12NG N822DA (c/n 878), based in Lincoln, Nebraska has received a unique livery designed to celebrate fishing and the outdoors.

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Flight Simulation

Active Sky FS for MSFS out now

HiFi Simulation Technologies has released Active Sky FS for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Mega Airport Oslo-Gardermoen released

Aerosoft has announced Mega Airport Oslo-Gardermoen for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Flight simulator training – Mountain flying

In this lesson, we explore the incredible and scenic terrain of the Rocky Mountains and learn about the challenges of mountain flying.

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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."

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.

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

Major airshow

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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Columbus AFB, 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."

CFB Trenton - Quinte International Air Show 2024

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Trenton, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow