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Historic

Arthur Williams announced as People's Mosquito patron

In support of its aim to return a Mosquito to UK skies, The People’s Mosquito has announced Arthur Williams as its new patron.

Celebrating Victory

In both 1945 and 1946 were held a number of aerial events with remembrance of the recently ended Second World War as their aim. We look back at how Allied success in the air was commemorated

Zero Hour

Ravaged by strategic bombing and a bloody final battle in its streets, Berlin 75 years ago lay in ruins. Its main airfields, however, had survived — useful for the victorious Allies that occupied the soon-to-be-divided city

The ‘Dambusters’ on VE-Day

A peek inside the operations record book for the RAF's No617 Squadron on 8th May 1945...

Celebrating the Spitfire

The Spitfire is synonymous with World War 2. Here's a brief video about its incredible history.

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Military

Italy signs up for AIM-9X air-to-air missile

Italy has moved to acquire Air Intercept Missile-9X weapon systems from the US following the signing by the Italian Air Force of a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the US Government

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The US Navy tests the MQ-25 and its systems aboard an aircraft carrier

The US Navy in mid-December tested its new tanker drone–and, equally importantly, the drone’s control systems–aboard an aircraft carrier.

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AIRCRAFT REPORT: P-8A Poseidon the king of the seas

We chart the ongoing development of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon and details how the maritime patrol aircraft has proven its worth over oceanic skies as orders for the type continue to grow

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Commercial

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Cobra Warriors

In an exciting first, the Israeli Air Force recently made its...

Decaled Dreamliner

Boeing has conducted trials on the largest full-body decal to...

H145 Reaches New Heights

An Airbus H145 has set down on the summit of Aconcagua, the highest...

UK and Italy Join Virgin Space Programmes

An RAF pilot will be seconded to the civilian company Virgin...

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A Class Act: Flying on BA’s A350

British Airways began operations with its Airbus A350-1000 in...

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Flight Simulation

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Deadstick Bush Flight Simulator

An interview with Chris Cheetham, Managing Director of REMEX Software

AV-8B Harrier for X-Plane

X-Trident has announced the release of the final version of their...

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Just Flight's PA28-181 Archer

Just Flight’s Archer hits its target...

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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."

Columbus AFB - Thunder Over Columbus

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US Air Force airshow

JB Charleston Airshow 2024 Heroes of Flight

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US military airshow

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."