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Lancaster fuselage delivered to East Kirkby

A view of the Lancaster’s port side. The forward fuselage...

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Record-breaking Yak formation in Spain

Nine Yakovlev Yak-52s flew together from Casarrubios aerodrome...

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Dutch ‘Colt’ restored in Chinese colours

The Cold War Museum’s newly restored Antonov An-2 on display...

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LIBERATING COMPANIONS

MANY SOUFFAN, ALAIN FAGES AND YVES DONJON PAY TRIBUTE TO FRANCE’S...

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Stars over Midway

Andy Hay artwork of a Wildcat flown by an esteemed US naval pilot...

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Military

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Operation Helvetic Air Support

Steven Taylor examines the British Army Air Corps’ current support role to the Police Service of Northern Ireland ...

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Swedish tanker times

Some 20,000ft above northern Sweden, Björn Rüdén joins the Swedish Air Force's dedicated tanker ...

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Airbus opens up

After a gap of three years, Airbus held its three-day Trade Media Briefing for military aviation journalists from all over the world.

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Commercial

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Summer Special

The busy summer season often produces an array of hybrid colour...

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First E-Jet for Pegas Fly

PEGAS FLY has become the third carrier in Russia to operate the...

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Uganda Airlines Progress

THE GOVERNMENT of Uganda confirmed it has placed deposits totalling...

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Cosmic Girl

Virgin Orbit Boeing 747-41R N744VG (c/n 32745) arrives back at...

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More 787s for Qantas

AUSTRALIAN FLAG carrier Qantas has placed a firm order for six...

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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."

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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

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."

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."