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Insights into the running of Old Warden airshows

Following his recent retirement, Bob Barton reflects on the challenges and triumphs of arranging airshows at Old Warden, home of the Shuttleworth Collection

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Last of the World War Two VCs

At the time of writing former RAF Coastal Command pilot John Cruickshank is approaching his 104th birthday. FlyPast presents a tribute to the last living recipient to have been awarded the VC during World War Two

Historic Aviation Quiz

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Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation ends operations

The Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation (DHHF) has announced it will close down its operations and divest its Hawker Hunter T.68 G-EHLW (marked as ‘N-322’).

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FlyPast August 2024

August 2024 issue of FlyPast in page-turning format features a Lancaster double as Al Mickeloff details how Canada’s Avro Lancaster FM213 crossed the Atlantic in 2014 to fly alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s example

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Military

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RAF’s first Wedgetail AEW1 breaks cover

The first of a current order of three E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 AEW&C aircraft that are set to join the RAF from 2025 was seen outside of STS Aviation Services’ hangar at Birmingham Airport in the West Midlands on May 29.

German Tornado unit planning to participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior

The RAF’s Exercise Cobra Warrior has attracted a wide range of participants and one of the most popular among enthusiasts has been German Air Force Tornados.

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Commercial

JetBlue and BA seek codeshare

JetBlue Airways is planning to implement a codeshare arrangement with British Airways to link networks and sell flights within the US and between London and Europe.

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Delta Air Lines A350 delivered in Team USA scheme

Celebrations took place in Toulouse, France, when Delta Air Lines unveiled its Team USA-themed Airbus A350.

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Unjammable quantum navigation tech test success

In a first-of-its-kind achievement, the UK has successfully completed commercial flight trials of advanced quantum-based navigation systems that cannot be jammed or spoofed by hostile actors.

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Boeing delivers 1,500th 737 MAX

Boeing recently delivered its 1,500th 737 MAX, to Irish low-cost carrier, Ryanair.

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TUI paints Boeing 737 in mixed retro scheme

To mark its 50th anniversary, TUI fly Deutschland went back in time with a special colour scheme for Boeing 737 MAX 8, D-AMAH (c/n 44629).

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Flight Simulation

Newcastle Airport for X-Plane out now

Aerosoft has announced Airport Newcastle XP for X-Plane 11 and 12 is now available.

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Drzewiecki Design’s Boeing Field review

This time, we explore Drzewiecki Design’s rendition of Boeing Field.

Lelystad Airport for MSFS

Scenery developer Papa Hotel has announced Lelystad Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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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."

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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."