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Historic

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Target for today

Born on the Scottish island of Islay, the late John Edgar McKechnie spent most of his early years in Edinburgh...

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HangarTalk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s Light Aircraft Association

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Joining Forces

Iran’s involvement with the international community was very different in 1963...

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'The finest acrobatic pilot I have ever seen'

That description is one of many to have lauded the prowess of Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force
pilot Capt D. V. Armstrong

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FlyPast January 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Military

Final WTD61 Transall flight

German Luftwaffe (Air Force) Transall C160D 50+86, the last of the type operated by Wehrtechnische Dienststelle 61 (WTD61, Bundeswehr Technical Center for Aircraft and Aeronautical Equipment) at Manching, has made its final flight

Canada future fighter contest now a two-horse race

The department of Public Services and Procurement (PSPC) of the Canadian Government announced on December 1, that its future fighter capability project (FFCP) is down to only two remaining bidding companies

Last TLP flying course of 2021

The last flying course of the Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) 2021 commenced on November 15 and is due to conclude on December 3

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Commercial

Gulfstream certification milestones

GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE Corporation announced on June 28, 2019,...

Supersonic hopes

CONCORDE REMAINS the most vivid symbol of technical progress...

PC-24 on the grass at Goodwood

Pilatus PC-24 HB-VSA at Goodwood following its arrival. Pilatus...

Mitsubishi to acquire CRJ

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has added to its aircraft portfolio...

Philippine Navy Wildcats

The Philippine Navy commissioned its two Leonardo AW159 Wildcat...

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Flight Simulation

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Running old flight sims

Dear PC Pilot Over time I have collected several flight simulators....

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DCS: F/A-18C Hornet

An interview with Eagle Dynamics EAGLE DYNAMICS In this...

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PilotEdge

Professional air traffic control for flight simmers VIRTUAL...

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Upcoming Events

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."

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."

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Southport Air Show

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Southport, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment! If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!"

AERO Friedrichshafen

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Friedrichshafen, Germany

The event website states: "The 30th edition of AERO Friedrichshafen, Europe’s most important trade show for general aviation, will take place in April 2024. More than 700 exhibitors from about 38 countries will be presenting the industry’s latest innovations in one of the world’s most modern exhibition centers which has direct access to Friedrichshafen Airport."