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Historic

Newark’s Canberra is facing the axe

English Electric Canberra PR.7 WH791, which currently resides at the Newark Air Museum in Nottinghamshire, is to be disposed of

Airshow at Sywell announced!

SAVE THE DATE! - SYWELL AIRSHOW ANNOUNCED

Peashooter pair to be completed in US

The Spirit of Flight Foundation museum in Nampa, Idaho, has announced that a rare Boeing P-26 Peashooter has been donated to its collection

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Historic aircraft - UK flight experience guide

A raft of companies offering experience flights in all manner of historic aircraft have sprung up to offer the opportunity to get behind the control columns of aircraft once reserved for a fortunate few. Aviation News provides a who’s who, detailing companies’ fleets and flights

Flying Legends Airshow will not go ahead in 2024

The organisers of the famous warbird event, most recently held at Church Fenton, have released a statement

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Military

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AIR International February 2024

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USAF to replace Kadena's outgoing legacy Eagles with F-15EXs?

The USAF is reportedly considering a plan to permanently replace the legacy F-15C/D Eagle fighters assigned to the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, with a smaller number of new F-15EX Eagle IIs

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 177

Welcome to the 177th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

Afterlife

Mark Broadbent reports on the aircraft disassembly market and how the industry’s sustainability push might create opportunities and challenges in the future

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Lockheed Constellations: The whole family of aircraft explained 

In the August 2011 issue of Aviation News, Jim Winchester provided an overview of the
elegant Lockheed Constellation family, which marked the peak of piston-engined airliner development.

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Airliner World Sample Issue

Welcome to this free digital sample issue of Airliner World, the best-selling commercial aviation magazine.

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AIR International December 2023

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Lockheed Starliner – The ultimate Constellation

Charles Woodley chronicled the story of Lockheed’s highly advanced propliner, the L-1649A Starliner in the May 2015 issue of Aviation News

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Flight Simulation

Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport V2 out now

Orbx has announced LIEO Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport V2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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Local Legends 12:Dornier Do X review

In 1932, the Dornier company built the most ambitious, heaviest and luxurious flying boat to date, the Dornier Do X. In this review, we take Microsoft’s rendition of this iconic aircraft for a spin.

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NZA Simulations’ Milford Sound Region review

We travel to the Fiordland National Park at the southern end of New Zealand’s South Island and explore NZA Simulation’s rendition of the Milford Sound Region.

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Duxford Flying Finale

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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".

IWM Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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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."