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A-7 Corsair II: The Swashbuckling SLUF

What it lacked in speed, the subsonic A-7 Corsair II made up for in payload and persistence. It also ushered in a new era of strike accuracy, as Key.Aero reports.

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Aeroplane March 2021

The full issue in page-turning format

Vulcan legend Dr Robert Pleming passes away

As leader of the Vulcan To The Sky Trust, Pleming was at the heart of the iconic aircraft’s return to the skies in 2007

Historic Aviation Quiz

Woohoo! Welcome to this week's Historic Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your historic aircraft? Test your skills here!

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A century of air forces

In this first instalment, we look into the 100-year-old stories of two of the world’s most war-involved air forces…

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Military

USMC legacy Hornet flies with Raytheon's new APG-79(V)4 AESA radar

Raytheon Intelligence and Space announced on May 10 that a pre-production version of the company’s APG-79(V)4 AESA radar had successfully completed its first flight on a USMC-operated legacy Hornet

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Going MAD: Inside the airborne nuclear forces of NATO and Russia

With the threat of nuclear weapons possibly being used in the Ukraine-Russia conflict, Air Forces Monthly looks at the Russian and NATO aerial components that would be involved in such a scenario

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What changes are being made to US Navy adversary air squadrons?

Air Forces Monthly reports on the developments taking place within the US Navy adversary squadrons

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Commercial

Airports That Don’t Exist Anymore

From housing developments to business parks, many airports all over the world have been closed and repurposed as something entirely different. Here’s eight examples you might not have heard of.

UK Flight School Orders 10 Electric Aircraft

Gloucestershire-based Skyborne Airline Academy has become the first UK pilot training school to place an order for Bye Aerospace’s all-electric aircraft.

World's First Airbus A330 Retired

The first Airbus A330 to enter commercial service has been retired by Cathay Dragon following 24 years of operation.

How well do you know for commercial aviation?

Back by popular demand, have a go at our latest commercial aviation general knowledge quiz!

Fifty facts about Concorde

It did 250mph at take-off, 17 miles to the gallon per passenger – and once had to fly a haggis to Bahrain…

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Flight Simulation

C90 GTX King Air Ready for Take-Off

Chilean developer, Carenado has unleashed the C90 GTX King Air for X-Plane 11.

Wycombe Air Park for X-Plane 11 Released

Orbx has revealed EGTB Wycombe Air Park for X-Plane 11 is out.

EPKK Kraków X V3 Out Now

Drzewiecki Design has released EPKK Kraków X V3 for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

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".

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."