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Historic

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IRON CROSS SPITFIRE

IN AUGUST 1940 A SPITFIRE FORCE-LANDED AT A LUFTWAFFE AIRFIELD...

Jet Art Swift goes to Doncaster

Swift F4WK275 after assemblyatRobinHoodAirport on 24November....

Blackburn stripped down

The fuselageof the Blackburn TypeDin the OldWardenworkshopon21November,...

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Good Times over the Gulf Coast

‘Promoted’ to its current status four years ago, the Commemorative...

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Swiss Storch back in European skies

Fieseler Storch A-97 made its first postrestoration flight on...

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Military

The Brazilian ‘Smart Fighter’

Saab delivered the first Gripen E to the Brazilian Air Force...

Piaggio Aerospace to support Italian ICH-47F engines

Piaggio Aerospace has announced that it's been contracted by the Ministero della Difesa (Italian Ministry of Defence) to provide technical-logistic engine support for the Esercito Italiano's (Italian Army) ICH-47F Chinook fleet. 

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Aviation News January 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Commercial

‘Addis Ababa will be the Dubai of Africa’

Ethiopian Airlines, now Africa’s biggest airline, is aspiring...

Embraer certifies and delivers first Phenom 300E

Embraer S.A. Embraer unveiled on April 9, 2018, of the completion...

Turkey’s first F-35

The first F-35A Lightning II for Turkey on its maiden flight...

F/A-18 Super Hornet spare parts shortage

Underfunding of spare parts over the last few years is the primary...

E-2D Hawkeye aerial refuelling

The capability to be refuelled in flight will be added to the...

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Flight Simulation

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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."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

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

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, 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."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

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."