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FROM MIGHTY OAKS

DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO The second Mosquito produced, W4051,...

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Seattle Sojourn

Seattle’s Museum of Flight is a prime aviation attraction and...

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Lancaster fuselage delivered to East Kirkby

A view of the Lancaster’s port side. The forward fuselage...

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Record-breaking Yak formation in Spain

Nine Yakovlev Yak-52s flew together from Casarrubios aerodrome...

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Dutch ‘Colt’ restored in Chinese colours

The Cold War Museum’s newly restored Antonov An-2 on display...

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Military

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Operation Helvetic Air Support

Steven Taylor examines the British Army Air Corps’ current support role to the Police Service of Northern Ireland ...

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Swedish tanker times

Some 20,000ft above northern Sweden, Björn Rüdén joins the Swedish Air Force's dedicated tanker ...

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The Arctic transporters

The 139th Airlift Squadron – part of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing – is probably the only flying unit that operates at opposite ends of the world.

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Commercial

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MAX Sun

The first Boeing 737 MAX 8 for Sunwing Airlines is undergoing...

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Flying Honu Across the Pacific

ALL NIPPON Airways (ANA) has revealed additional features that...

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Airbus Launches A350 ULR Certification

AIRBUS HAS embarked on the flight test programme for the ultra...

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High Science

Some seemingly ordinary aeroplanes ply extraordinary trades....

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From BLADES to BROADSWORD

From its base at Sywell in the heart of Northamptonshire, 2Excel Aviation has developed a strong reputation for delivering aeronautical solutions and ‘doing difficult things well’. Airliner World’s Craig West reports

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

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."

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."

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...".

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."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."