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Historic

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The DUTCH JUMBO

Western Air Express F32 NC333N, the third example built, being...

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On alert with SAC’s KC-97 tankers

INSIGHTS BOEING C-97 KC-97F 51-0246 with B-47B Stratojet 51-2263...

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Tornado F.3 successfully delivered to Hawarden

Tornado F.3 ZE966 is delivered to Hawarden on February 18. COURTESY...

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Messerschmitt close to completion in Košice

Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14 ‘White 13’ is almost ready for display...

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RAF Museum gate guardians being refurbished

The Spitfire replica is removed from its position at Hendon for...

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Military

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East Sale's Trainer Transition

Patrick Dirksen and Frank Mink were invited to Royal Australian Air Force Base East Sale, Victoria, to witness operations by the PC-21 and learn more about the benefits of the new training system that comes with it.

USAF introduces Jolly Green II, awards LRIP Lot 2 contract

The US Air Force (USAF) has named the HH-60W – its new combat rescue helicopter – and has awarded Sikorsky a second Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract as flight-testing continues.

Dragon Lady completes SYERS-2C upgrades

The latest variant of Collins Aerospace’s Senior Year Electro-optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS) sensor, SYERS-2C, has completed flight testing and its first deployment on a USAF Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady.

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Commercial

Ospreys on offer

An Estonian soldier is hoisted up to a US Air Force CV-22 Osprey,...

NATO faces a growing Russian threat

The United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) announced it has...

Greece buys Tecnam trainers

Greece’s Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporia (Hellenic Air Force) is...

Leonardo delivers first Commando Merlin

Commando Merlin HC4 ZJ129/N during the ceremony. Ian Harding...

BelugaXL ground tests

The nose of the first Airbus BelugaXL F-WBXL was lifted off the...

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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."