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Historic

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Aviation News October 2020

Welcome to Aviation News October 2020

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Glory Days in New York: JFK in the 1960s

The terraces at New York’s Idlewild Airport, renamed John F Kennedy International in December 1963...

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Varig Rise and Fall

Founded in the 1920s, Varig became Brazil’s biggest and best-known airline...

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War veteran reminisces on the brilliance of de Havilland’s Mosquito

Key.Aero speaks to Flt Lt George Dunn who flew Halifax, Mosquitoes and Spitfires with the RAF during World War Two

Key aircraft from the Battle of Britain

As we mark the Battle of Britain’s 80th anniversary, watch exclusive footage of four aircraft that all served in the conflict.

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Military

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UNIT REPORT: USAF 586th Flight Test Squadron

Combat Aircraft Journal catches up with the commanding officer of the 586th Flight Test Squadron (FLTS) ‘Roadrunners’ to find out more about their unique role

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 87

Welcome to the 87th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Unit Report: Portugal's Falcões & Jaguares

As the Portuguese Air Force celebrates its 70th anniversary, Esquadra 201 and 301, operating the F-16A/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcon, continues to be the tip of the spear. Key's Josef Campion visits the two units in Monte Real

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Commercial

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2020 UK & Ireland Airlines Guide

Charting the highs and lows of a dramatic year for aviation....

How to protect airliners?

The shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752...

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777X breakthrough for Boeing

After a series of delays, the Boeing 777-9 has finally taken to the skies...

California’s rotary round-up

Ian Frain reports from Anaheim, California, on Heli Expo 2020...

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Canadian dreams, Canadian reality

A major milestone has been achieved by Air Canada...

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Flight Simulation

Fly the Maddog X New Version Released

Leonardo Software has officially released version 1.5b493 of Fly the Maddog X for Prepar3D version 4.4 and 4.5.

Tomahawk for Aerofly FS 2 in Development

Following on from the release of the PA-38 Tomahawk for FSX/Prepar3D and X-Plane, Just Flight has announced the aircraft is now in development for Aerofly FS 2.

Courchevel SP1 Due Imminently

Orbx has announced service pack 1 for Courchevel is incoming.

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Upcoming Events

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.

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

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Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."

CFB Trenton - Quinte International Air Show 2024

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Trenton, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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Columbus AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow