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Historic

R4118 MOVES HOME

Hurricane I R4118 arriving at Duxford on 7 March. DAVID WHITWORTH...

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Q&A

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question, or...

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BEECH HOLIDAY

Phil and Allie Dunnington have embarked on an adventure with...

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Dambusters - How Avro’s Roy Chadwick played a crucial role

Without the input of the Avro designer, the dams raid would not — as acknowledged by Barnes Wallis — have been such a success

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LEGENDS YEAR-BY-YEAR

2004 After a long restoration, TFC’s P-39Q Airacobra Brooklyn...

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AIR International March 2021

The full issue in page-turning format

KC-390 undergoes extreme cold weather trials in Alaska

The Brazilian Air Force and Embraer have conducted a series of extreme cold weather tests with the KC-390 Millennium tanker-transport in Fairbanks, Alaska

EC-27J JEDI marks 5,000 flight hours during Middle East ops

The Italian Air Force has revealed that its Leonardo EC-27J JEDI (Jamming and Electronic Defence Instrumentation) fleet had flown 5,000 flight hours in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq

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Commercial

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...

Hermes to patrol Europe’s coasts

The Elbit Systems Hermes 900 will be used for maritime patrol...

Puma sale

Early in November, AeroVironment announced it had received a...

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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.

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

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."

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

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."