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Historic

The incredible history of the Handley Page Hastings

One of the RAF’s most famous transport aircraft made its first flight 75 years ago today...

FlyPast Podcast Episode 20

Historic aviation author Jim Goodall dials in from California to discuss his new book on the Skunk Works, and some quite unbelievable SR-71 Blackbird stories...

The story of one of New Zealand’s most fortunate airmen

Alan Deere almost didn’t make selection for the RAF due to his high blood pressure. So when he kept cheating death again and again during World War Two, it was only fitting that his comrades should claim he had nine lives…

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Your Historic Aviation 5-a-day

We mark the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt which took place on May 6, 1941

Historic Aviation Quiz

We're back this week with yet another brain teasing historic aviation quiz!

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Military

US Navy orders two additional MQ-4C Tritons

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has been awarded a contract for two additional low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 5 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems for the US Navy

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Niger, Djibouti become Africa's latest Bayraktar TB2 operators

Niger and Djibouti have become the most recent nations to receive Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 UCAVs, becoming the fourth and fifth African nations to operate the increasingly popular UCAV

Poland orders 32 AW149s in €1.76bn deal

Poland’s Ministry of Defence has ordered 32 AW149 multirole helicopters for operation by the Polish Army

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Commercial

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AIR International November 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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North America Airports Guide 2020: Turning back the clock

Airports don’t make the Top 40 list overnight...

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MANSTON: A fresh start

Can the new owners of Manston Airport succeed where others have failed?...

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Charting the oil boom years

Charles Woodley shares an exciting timeline of aeronautical developments...

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Snapshot: A Taipei Treat

Taipei’s Taoyuan gateway is home to many special-themed jets...

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Flight Simulation

Orbx Touches Down in San Jose

The latest airport from Orbx is KSJC San Jose International Airport for Prepar3D v4+.

Malmo Airport Trailer

Orbx has released a new trailer for ESMS Malmö Airport.

Announcing the F-16C Viper User Poll

Eagle Dynamics (ED) has published a Future Features Survey for the DCS: F-16 Viper for 2020 and beyond.

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Upcoming Events

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."

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 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."

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".