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Historic

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THE LOST SQUADRON

During the spring and summer of 1940 an RAF Blenheim bomber squadron...

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ROCKET SCIENCE

While most of the British rocket fighter story is associated...

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INSIGHTS

Saro test pilot Peter Lamb remembered “an exceedingly pleasant...

LIGHTER LUFTHANSA CLASSICS GO TO QUAX-FLIEGER

On 31 July it was officially announced that Messerschmitt Bf...

CRASH MEMORIAL UNVEILED AT TANGMERE

A memorial to the seven crew of a Handley Page Halifax that crashed...

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Military

Norway receives first P-8A Poseidon

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) accepted the first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft on November 18

The Air Warrior Podcast Episode 26

The UK is the focus of attention in Episode 26 of the Air Warrior Podcast following the loss on November 17 of an F-35B stealth fighter from No 617 Squadron.

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Bundle of surplus UK Merlin kit offered for sale

The UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment & Support is selling more than 1,000 pieces of equipment previously utilised by the country’s Merlin rotary fleet, valued at more than £45m in total

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Commercial

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Life with the World’s Favourite Airline

Bob O’Brien recounts some of his fond memories from more than 40 years of flying with the company we know today as British Airways.

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First A350 XWBs for British Airways and Air France

The first A350 XWBs for British Airways (BA) and Air France have...

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Split Scimitar Winglets in Ukraine

(Photo AirTeamImages.com/Oleg Belyakov) SKYUP AIRLINES has...

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Etihad A350 in Hamburg

AIRTEAMIMAGES.COM/DIRK GROTHE Another Airbus A350-1000 destined...

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Air Antilles orders two DHC-6-400 Twin Otters

Air Antilles has ordered two DHC-6-400 Twin Otters, making it...

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! HINTS...

DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL

RAZBAM has announced that its DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL is now available as an open beta.

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Just flight’s de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

A flying Otter… whatever next!

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Abingdon Air & Country Show

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

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MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."