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Historic

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El Salvador’s Stearman and Dornier projects make progress

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE The restoration to flying...

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STYLISH ELIZABETHAN

GLORY DAYS AIRSPEED’S ELEGANT AMBASSADOR WAS ECLIPSED BY...

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Keeping Focused

PHOTOGRAPHY Jamie Ewan was at IWM Duxford for the first of...

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D-Day Spitfire pilot flies again with Boultbee

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Jim Schofield and Alan...

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New owner sought for European Sea Fury

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Hawker Sea Fury FB.11...

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Military

USAF contracts Exosonic to develop ‘Red Air’ supersonic UAV

Exosonic has been awarded a Direct to Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract by the USAF to develop a low boom supersonic UAV demonstrator that could be used to support adversary air training operations

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Aegean Vipers: An overview of Greece's major F-16 upgrade

Greece’s F-16 fleet is undergoing a major upgrade backed up by a robust investment. What will it mean for its air force capability? We look at the the details

India's third MH-60R completes pre-delivery testing

Lockheed Martin India announced on October 13 that the third Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk for the Indian Navy - serial IN753 - has completed pre-delivery testing ahead of schedule

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Commercial

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Canadian Mega-merger Proposed

Americas AIR CANADA announced on May 16 that it is in...

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Qantas Launches “Points Plane” to Tokyo for Frequent Flyers

QANTAS IS to operate a series of flights exclusively available...

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Bombardier Forms New Aviation Arm

BOMBARDIER IS to consolidate its aerospace divisions into a single...

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Royal Air A Class of its Own

Dirk Grothe is reacquainted with a former staple of inter-European...

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Canada’s New Flag Carrier?

With the launch of three-class Dreamliner operations across the...

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Flight Simulation

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Throttletek A-320 FLIGHTBOX

Richard Benedikz takes a look at a high-end throttle quadrant...

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Xtreme Prototypes GATES GLJ MODEL 25

Xtreme Prototypes has reworked one of its earlier products: the Learjet Model 25. Fasten your seatbelts as we take one of the original pocket rockets for a ride…

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The Flying Tigers Group

The old and the bold

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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."

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, 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."

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."