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Buccaneer receiving new colours in Yorkshire

Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 XN794 is being returned to Royal Navy...

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FLYING Cheetahs

Bush-strip lookouts equipped with gongs and gifts of wild cats...

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Hornet without a sting

Chris Goss describes the Me 210 and ’410 – rare examples...

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Concorde moves into new Aerospace Bristol attraction

Concorde 216 G-BOAF is carefully moved into its new exhibition...

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Volunteers clear snow from Russian ‘Concordski’

During the weekend of January 28 and 29, a group of volunteers...

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Military

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LOSSES

Compiled by Tom Kaminski • MiG-23 serial 26144 operated by...

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Being the bad guys for TOPGUN

VFC-13 ‘Fighting Saints’ flies the F-5 Tiger II in the adversary role at NAS Fallon, Nevada. The squadron and its highly experienced personnel provide an agile and scalable service in support of fleet aircrews that looks set to remain viable for many years to come.

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FIRST BLOCK III SUPER HORNET DELIVERED

BOEING RECENTLY DELIVERED the first Super Hornet to complete...

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Commercial

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RAF Trainer Retirements

Amid the high-profile arrivals of the Lockheed Martin F-35 and...

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Anniversary Lanc Flight for Last British Dambuster

Sqn Ldr George ‘Johnny’ Johnson MBE DFM, the last British...

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LONDON

Where ships once docked, aircraft now land and take off. This...

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LAKENHEATH’S F-111Fs

Doug Gordon charts the F-111F’s time with 48th Tactical Fighter Wing.

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F-35s Arrive at RAF Marham

The four F-35Bs in UK airspace on June 6. Crown Copyright 2018...

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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".

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

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."

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."

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Wales Airshow

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Swansea, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "Over two days, some of the best pilots and flying display in the world use the natural amphitheatre of Swansea Bay to show their stuff, pulling off incredible aerial acrobatics. From jets to helicopters, it’s two days of the year not to be missed. And even better – it’s free!"