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Historic

Hangar Talk

Our monthly comment column on the historic aircraft scene ...

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ILL LUCK of the IRISH

Among the gems in the Aeroplane archive is a manuscript written...

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Insights

They might not have outweighed its drawbacks, but the Morane...

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Hendon Junkers Ju 88 arrives at Cosford

Junkers Ju 88R-1 360043 arriving at RAF Museum Cosford in February....

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MiG-21 restored for display in Croatia

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis ‘115’ is prepared for display...

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Military

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Combat in the Canaries

Ben Gorski and Manuel Acosta Zapata join Exercise Ocean Sky...

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Africa’s forgotten war: Part one

In the first of a two-part feature, war correspondent and Africa...

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Florida’s ‘bad guys’

Northrop’s veteran Tiger II still has a few more years ahead of it as an adversary...

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Commercial

F135 Low Rate Initial Production Lot 11

Beginning in August (before F135 production of the LRIP 10 batch...

Training over La Mancha

Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodríguez report on NATO’s prestigious...

Heliswiss Super Puma in the UK

Heliswiss International AS332C1 Super Puma HB-XVY visited Elstree...

NATS invests in Aireon

A visualisation of the tracks across the North Atlantic on a...

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Gatwick starts biometrics trial

GATWICK AIRPORT has launched the UK’s first trial of end-to-end...

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." 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."

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."