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Historic

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POWER PLAY

In some ways the Gloster Javelin was a less-than-ideal engine...

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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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First post-restoration flight for Australian Mustang

Nick Caudwell and Peter Robinson airborne in CA-18 Mustang A68-199...

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Grumman Avenger acquired by new owner in US

Taylorcraft L-2M N49555 has also been acquired by Tim Savage....

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Military

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Wings over paradise

In French Polynesia, half a dozen military aircraft share a wide range of missions on a territory the size of Europe...

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‘New Cold War’ at the top of the world

Across the frozen Arctic north, Russia and the West are squaring up in a new confrontation...

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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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Commercial

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In brief

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) subsidiary Harbin...

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COMAC’s ARJ21 Completes Crosswind Testing

CHINESE AIRCRAFT manufacturer COMAC has successfully completed...

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Qantas Getting Fit for the Longest Flights

“Do we need four classes? Could unused cargo areas become exercise...

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Boom!

James Careless looks at the US manufacturer intending to make...

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Aviation Training

The latest training aids available for the aviation professional...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

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!"