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BREAKING: Exercise Cobra Warrior participating air forces confirmed

The RAF has confirmed the participating air forces for its upcoming Exercise Cobra Warrior.

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Ukraine-Russia War: An expert analysis of the first year

On the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine, Vladimir Trendafilovski provides a detailed analysis of the brutal conflict which began with Russia’s full-scale invasion on February 24, 2022

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Why British Airways raced an E190 against the GB Rowing Team

The airline has been busy raising funds for Comic Relief

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Airbus study reveals truth about commercial aviation safety

In its latest Statistical Analysis of Commercial Aviation Accidents report – which covers all Western-built commercial air transport jets that carry more than 40 passengers – Airbus reports on the trends of fatal crashes and hull losses.

BREAKING: Riyadh Air launches with major aircraft order

Saudi Arabia’s new national carrier signs bumper commitment for widebody jets

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Hawker Tempest edges closer to flight!

The air around Sywell was broken by the growl of a Bristol Centaurus on April 19

Messerschmitt Me 262 to make UK display debut!

It has been announced the replica first generation jet will grace UK skies… 

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Aviation in the DDR's dying days: planespotting behind the Iron Curtain

As the Berlin Wall fell, opportunities arose. Peter R Foster details several visits to the former German Democratic Republic shortly after the reunification of Germany

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Flight Simulation

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AOA Simulations’T-6A Texan II review

Complementing its existing range of military aircraft, AOA Simulations T-6A Texan II for X-Plane 11 is arguably its most sophisticated release to date.

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Orbx’s Dublin City Pack review

This review is based on the capital of the Republic of Ireland as depicted by Orbx in its Dublin City Pack. This is one of many such products from the company that highlights a city or region, adding high-resolution PBR textures and more than 60 handcrafted points of interest. On top of that, you have more accurate terraforming of the city and its surrounding areas....

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BlueMesh H-4 Hercules Spruce Goose review

In this review, we take a closer look at the 1947 Hughes H-4 Hercules, also commonly known as the 'Spruce Goose' or 'Flying Lumberyard'.

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Upcoming Events



Bicester, United Kingdom

The company organising the event states Flywheel is "two jam-packed days of action celebrating all things wings, wheels and motion...Flywheel will see a host of classic motoring marques join the displays along the tree-lined avenues of the historic site. Fans of vintage flight can expect an equally spectacular showcase, with a broad range of historic aircraft set to grace the site’s grass airfield – winding back the years and commemorating the site’s heritage as an RAF Blenheim Bomber training station."

Wings and Wheels Henstridge


Henstridge, United Kingdom

The organisers' say: "With up to 130 classic aircraft and over 150 classic cars on show, plus a few traders and some great food this is a great day out for the family and enthusiast alike."

Midland Air Museum (Coventry) Aviation Fair


Baginton, United Kingdom

Aircraft enthusiasts fair

AeroExpo UK


Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "We will be showcasing the best in General Aviation over three days at our great new venue, Sywell Aerodrome. Get up close and see the latest aircraft on the market and browse a wide range of related aviation products and services from the top suppliers.
"Come along and speak to the regulators, safety experts, and our Border Force colleagues about the latest hot topics and hear from some of the industry’s top names through our seminar programme."

RAF Cosford Air Show


Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "The RAF Cosford Air Show will include an action-packed flying display, including powerful demonstrations of modern military aircraft from the Royal Air Force and international military partners. There will be captivating appearances from iconic aircraft and adrenaline pumping aerobatic displays. On the ground, there will be a huge assortment on static display for you to view up close, including some which you will be able to sit inside."

AERO South Africa


Pretoria, South Africa

The organiser's describe this event as: "Southern Africa’s premier event for the General Aviation industry that covers the full spectrum of services and products for the sector, is the platform to showcase the best that the General Aviation sector has to offer."