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Historic

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Passengers enjoy high-speed VC10 run at Bruntingthorpe

The VC10 Preservation Group, which maintains Vickers VC10 K.4 ZD241 in ground running condition at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, was able to take 36 passengers for a high-speed taxi run on May 27, during the venue’s Cold War Jets Open Day.

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Boxted makes it three

The rear fuselage of B-26C ‘Mr Shorty’ is destined to become...

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Festival Spirit

Steve Beebee reports from Duxford’s Air Festival, a two-day...

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Canuck Collection

Post-war Canadian aviation is the subject of this month’s Glory...

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Tin MOSSIE

Tony Buttler examines the last Vicker s fighter – the technically...

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Military

Georgia’s first refurbished Su-25UB takes flight

The Georgian Armed Forces-Aviation and Air Defence Command is beginning to refurbish, upgrade and return its Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot ground attack/close air support (CAS) fleet to service after being grounded for several years

Final Sayonara for Japanese Phantoms

After retiring the last operational F-4EJ Phantoms from service, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has now also completed the withdrawal of the remaining examples of the type

Two more CV-22Bs for AFSOC

The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office has been awarded a contract for the production and delivery of two additional CV-22B Ospreys to US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

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Commercial

Belgian MQ-9Bs?

Belgium is looking into acquiring two General Atomics MQ-9B Sky...

Trainers, trainers, trainers

AUSTRALIA-ASIA The RSAF painted PC-21 9101 in special...

Atlantique 2 into combat

MILITARY ATLANTIQUE 2 Henri-Pierre Grolleau tells us how the...

New Zealiand’s first HEMS configured H145

HELICOPTER EMERGENCY Services New Zealand Limited has ordered...

Big ambitions for BEHA

The BEHA H1, designed for roles including passenger transport,...

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Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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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."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "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."