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Historic

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The Kenley Revival Project is nearing completion.

The £1m investment has taken over four years...

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New colours for Doncaster Varsity cockpit

Volunteers at the Doncaster-based South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum have recently completed the refurbishment of Vickers Varsity T.1 WJ903’s cockpit section...

The failed Vickers Windsor

The Vickers Windsor was the company's last wartime effort to get back on equal terms with the likes of Avro and Handley Page. Ultimately, though, it failed… why?

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Airliners flown into retirement

The Buzz News from the World of Aviation Heritage

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The smallest jet ever?

It was five metres long, made of wood and only took a month to build. Key.Aero celebrates the tiny but mighty Pa 49 Katy

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Military

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The IAC’s new MPA C-295's and the potential for a fleet of three

On April 22, images emerged via the Irish Air Corps (IAC) of one of its two new Airbus Defence C-295W Persuader aircraft rolling off the paint line at Airbus’ facility in Seville, Spain

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Analysis: Russia's troubles with combat drone development

Widely known as a late adopter of unmanned air systems, the Russian military has struggled to field into service a plethora of new models

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The USMC is readying its AH-1Z Viper

The USMC is readying its AH-1Z aircrew for the near-peer fight role, as Combat Aircraft Journal reveals

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Commercial

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Monarch Airlines: Sun and Reign

Much missed by enthusiasts and holidaymakers alike, Monarch was...

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Dublin to Beijing… Five Times Daily

Over the course of a week in mid-March, the Aer Lingus team prepared to step into the unknown...

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Bahamian Rhapsody

With its colourful and varied airlines, the Bahamas is also home to rare aircraft types...

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Last of the Gang

Dirk Grothe shares images of Son San Juan’s sole surviving Convair CV-990 Coronado...

Etihad Reveals COVID Rebound Plans

Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has begun to expand the number of destinations it serves as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) eases travel restrictions on citizens and residents.

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Flight Simulation

Falke SF-25 for Aerofly FS 2

Just Flight has announced the Propair Falke SF-25 is now available for Aerofly FS 2.

X-Plane Touches Down in the Seychelles

Aerosoft has released Seychelles XP as download for X-Plane 11.

Vulcan for X-Plane Incoming

Just Flight in partnership with Thranda Design have revealed the Avro Vulcan for X-Plane 11 is currently in development...

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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."

IWM Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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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 Battle of Britain Air Show

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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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