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Historic

Vampire in need of new home

An airworthy example of the de Havilland classic has recently come up for sale

Jet Provost delivered to new display home

The Tornado Heritage Centre at the Hawarden Aviation Park in North Wales received Jet Provost T.4 XP585 on August 13

Mosquito veteran undertakes charity challenge

Former Mosquito pilot Colin Bell, now 102, is planning an abseil and sponsored walk to raise money for three charities close to his heart

Recognition for Essex’s only long-term heavy bomber base

A new interpretation board has been erected to recognise the former RAF airfield at Ridgewell, Essex’s only long-term heavy bomber base during World War Two

Historic Aviation Quiz: 1910s Experimental

Dubbed the “pioneering era of aviation” the 1910s saw many following in the footsteps of the Wright Brothers as they expanded the emerging technology. Accelerated by the emergence of air racing and war, countless experimental types took to the skies – many of which disappeared as quick as they appeared. But can you identify these experimental types from that pioneering era of flight?

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Military

News Freemium

USAF’s 9th ERS swaps Dragons at Fairford

Two U-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft assigned to the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron – a component of the USAF’s 9th Reconnaissance Wing – arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, on November 3 for the unit’s biannual rotation to and from RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, and Beale AFB, California

Omega KDC-10 tanker refuels deployed USAF F-16Cs in new first

The USAF recently conducted the first commercial air-to-air refuelling of F-16C Fighting Falcon fighters while supporting a deployment in the Indo-Pacific theatre

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US border agency begins to scale back AEW-configured Orion fleet

The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s Air and Marine Operations branch has started scaling back its P-3B operations and has retired at least two of its radar-equipped Orions

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Commercial

Big wins for Embraer in Paris

The Brazilian manufacturer has announced orders from four operators across the E-Jet range

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Paris Air Show 2023: Day 1 Roundup

All the news and developments from the opening day in Le Bourget

Jet2 selects engine for expanded A320neo order

UK leisure carrier Jet2 has today announced that it has selected the CFM International LEAP-1A engine to power its further order for 71 new Airbus A320/21neo aircraft.

Fifth Gen Twin Otter unveiled

De Havilland Canada presses ahead with new iteration of the rugged turboprop

Another Airbus order for flynas

The Saudi low-cost carrier signs a follow-on deal with the European manufacturer

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Flight Simulation

Black Square TBM 850 ready for take-off

Black Square Simulations has announced the TBM 850 for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Provo Municipal for MSFS released

Verticalsim has announced that KPVU - Provo Municipal Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

KSAN for Microsoft Flight Simulator out now

Scenery developers BMWorld and AmSim have teamed up to release San Diego International for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

NAS Jacksonville - NAS Jax Air Show

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Jacksonville, United States

US Navy airshow

Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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".

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

Bagotville International Air Show

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Saguenay, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow