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Historic

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Living and Breathing

MUSEUMS One of the finest aviation museums of its kind...

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Completing Bill’s dream

WARBIRDS Frank Mormillo profiles Planes of Fame’s North...

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Vulcan refurbishment starting at Newark

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Newark Air Museum has...

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Mirage F1 being prepared for display in Spain

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Dassault Mirage F1 C.14-66/462-15...

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Mirage refurbishment gathers pace in Belgium

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Dassault Mirage 5 BD09...

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Military

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First two Kuwaiti Eurofighters take flight

The first pair of two-seat Eurofighter Typhoons destined for the Kuwait Air Force completed their long awaited maiden flights from Leonardo’s Torino-Caselle Nord facility, near Turin in northern Italy, during the afternoon of October 15

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Inside Bulgaria's growingly obsolescent Air Defence force

We look at the slow and often painful transformation of the Bulgarian Air Force’s air defence assets, while revealing humble plans to field Western-made hardware in the foreseeable future

RAF Typhoons prove ACE concept capability during Op Shader

Eurofighter Typhoon FRG4s from the 903 Expeditionary Air Wing at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, have forward deployed to an undisclosed location in the Middle East for Operation Blue Dragon

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Commercial

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Alrosa Retires Tu-134

SIBERIA-BASED Air Company Alrosa retired its sole Tupolev Tu-134B,...

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Canadian Mega-merger Proposed

Americas AIR CANADA announced on May 16 that it is in...

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Qantas Launches “Points Plane” to Tokyo for Frequent Flyers

QANTAS IS to operate a series of flights exclusively available...

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Bombardier Forms New Aviation Arm

BOMBARDIER IS to consolidate its aerospace divisions into a single...

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Royal Air A Class of its Own

Dirk Grothe is reacquainted with a former staple of inter-European...

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Flight Simulation

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The Flying Tigers Group

The old and the bold

City of Angels on Steam

US Cities X: Los Angeles for FSX: Steam Edition, developed by Limesim, is available on Steam.

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Just Flight’s BAC ONE-ELEVEN

A pleasant blast from the past

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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."

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, 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."

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."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."