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Historic

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Six C-27 Spartans on their way to US museum

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk N906KM is next in line to be restored. ...

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F-16 becomes roundabout ‘gate guardian’

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon J-246 was positioned on...

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Battered, but Unbeaten

Chris Gilson puts the Yorkshire Air Museum team on the trail...

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Bravely in Action

Andrew Thomas chronicles the hazardous operations of 42 Squadron...

Dangerous Skies opens at Omaka

On 1 November, just short of 10 years after the Omaka Aviation...

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Military

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The Arctic transporters

The 139th Airlift Squadron – part of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing – is probably the only flying unit that operates at opposite ends of the world.

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Postcard from Prague-Kbely

Bernd Kienle provides a photographic report from the 24. základna dopravního letectva (24. zDL, 24th Transport Aviation Base)
in Prague-Kbely

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AMX in Afghanistan

The Italian Air Force’s Task Group Black Cats were among the unsung heroes of the operation over Afghanistan

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Commercial

DARK DUNE

Jan Kraak reports on the latest annual aerial refuelling exercise...

Airbus, Audi partner for urban mobility services

Airbus Helicopters AIRBUS AND German car maker Audi announced...

Qantas to retire 747

Qantas ANOTHER MAJOR network airline has announced it is to...

Airborne for a year

The PHASA-35 jointly developed by BAE Systems and Prismatic is...

KJ-500A spotted with an IFR probe

This unpainted heavily modified KJ-500A with a fixed IFR probe...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

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."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."