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FlyPast August 2024

August 2024 issue of FlyPast in page-turning format features a Lancaster double as Al Mickeloff details how Canada’s Avro Lancaster FM213 crossed the Atlantic in 2014 to fly alongside the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s example

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Spitfires leave UK for Australia and Turkey

The only single-seat Spitfire VIII in the UK, Maxi Gainza’s MV154/G-BKMI was flown from Duxford to Sywell on 4 May for dismantling ready for export to a new owner in Australia, where it is understood it will be repainted soon after arrival.

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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk makes public debut in Belgium

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk OO-WHK made its first public flying appearance in Belgium during the annual Stampe Fly-in at Antwerp-Deurne airport on 11 May.

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Aviation News July 2024

July 2024 issue of Aviation News in page-turning format sees Coningsby let the cat out of the bag when Jamie Ewan interviews this year’s RAF Typhoon display pilot, Flt Lt David ‘Turbo’ Turnbull, as his freshly painted jet is unveiled

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D-Day Postal Hurricanes

Although the Hurricane was relegated to minor roles on D-Day, the veteran type played a significant part by delivering mail in the days that followed, as Andrew Thomas recounts

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Military

The Monday Military Quiz 198

Test your military aviation knowledge.

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Combat Aircraft Journal August 2024

August 2024 issue of Combat Aircraft Journal in page-turning format features Boeing's punchy F-15QA, which is getting ready to turn heads at UK airshows

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Slovak museum adds MiG-29 Fulcrum

The Slovakian Military History Museum (SMHM) in Piešťany has added Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29UB Fulcrum 5304 to its collection

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Commercial

Swiss International installs AeroSHARK drag reduction

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has completed a world first after installing AeroSHARK drag reduction technology to its 12-strong Boeing 777-300ER fleet.

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Airbus strikes Saudia deal

The Saudia Group has placed an order with Airbus for 105 A320neo Family aircraft.

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FedEx Begins Operations at Teesside

Teesside International Airport welcomed its first FedEx flight on 3 June, signalling the start of a new chapter in the airport's cargo operations.

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Saab 340 Super Trouper

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the Saab 340 into service with Crossair.

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Return of the Yak

All Russian-built civil aircraft will now be branded under the historic Yakovlev name, Sergey Chemezov, head of state-owned aerospace, engineering and defence conglomerate Rostec, has said.

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Flight Simulation

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iniBuilds’ A300-600R review

The wide-body design and the use of modern materials put the Airbus A300 on the cutting edge of 1970s technology. We take a closer look at iniBuilds rendition of this high-performance airliner for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Maxx Tech’s HOTAS Pro Flight Combo Kit

In this review, we take a look at Maxx Tech’s first hardware controller designed specifically for flight simulation. Dubbed the HOTAS Flight Combo Kit, the unit consists of a flight stick and a throttle quadrant aimed at the beginner/intermediary flight simulation enthusiast.

RJ Professional development update

Following the release of the 146 Professional Version 2, Just Flight has unveiled a new development update for the upcoming RJ Professional for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Upcoming Events

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."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

Athens Flying Week 2024 - Tanagra International Air Show

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Tanagra, Greece

International air show.

NAS Jacksonville - NAS Jax Air Show

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Jacksonville, United States

US Navy airshow