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Historic

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Above and Beyond: Peter Isaacson

Graham Pitchfork outlines the career of Australia’s Peter Isaacson...

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Silent wings over the Rhine

Christopher Warner details his great-uncle’s harrowing experience as a glider pilot in World War Two...

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Legacy of the 'Bloody Paralyser'

Assistant editor Jamie Ewan reports exclusively on one group’s efforts to build a flying replica...

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A drive to... Sherburn

Ken Ellis samples the extraordinary heritage of a thriving North Yorkshire aerodrome...

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Seafaring Bird of Prey

The Hawker Sea Hawk was a significant early jet fighter/attack aircraft...

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Military

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USAF seeks solutions for a host of F-22A upgrades

The USAF plans to seek out small businesses to offer potential solutions for a host of upgrades on its F-22A Raptor fleet, including the integration of Thales’ Scorpion helmet-mounted cueing system and a long-range IRST sensor

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 77

Welcome to the 77th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

Austria signs contract for 18 AW169M LUHs

Austria Ministry of Defence placed an order for 18 AW169M Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) to replace the Austrian Air Force’s ageing Alouette III fleet, which has been in service since the 1960s

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Commercial

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US $477m Airport Fund

THE US Department of Transportation is to award $477m in infrastructure...

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Shannon Marks 80 Years

IRISH ATLANTIC gateway Shannon is celebrating 80 years since...

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BWI Launches Noise Tool

A NEW way for residents to monitor noise levels and submit complaints...

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Keeping Watch at San Francisco

New public observation decks are the cherries on top of a major...

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Spanish Night Owl

Vitoria Airport comes alive when the sun goes down. Sebastian...

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Flight Simulation

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VSKYLABS’Tecnam P2006T

ADD-ON FOR X-PLANE 11 The flexible, economical light twin...

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Optimising X-Plane 11

A hints and tips guide Reducing the AA to something more...

Goodwood for X-Plane Announced

Orbx has revealed that the next UK airport for X-Plane will be...

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Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

ILA Berlin

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Schönefeld, Germany

The event website states: "ILA Berlin features the entire value chain and every tier of the aerospace industry, from Aviation, Space and Defence & Support, to Advanced Air Mobility and the Supplier sector."

19 Wing Comox Air Show

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Comox, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

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."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."