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Historic

Caravelle goes on display in Finland

Classic airliner exhibited at Turku Airport

Historic Aviation Quiz: Fighters of the 1930s

With the shadow of world war growing on the horizon during the 1930s, aircraft designers and manufacturers worked to push the boundaries of fighter aviation – especially when it came to the development of all metal skins, retractable undercarriage, more powerful powerplants and increased armament capabilities. But can you recognise these lesser-known fighters of the 1930s?

New York Concorde on the move — but where to?

USS Intrepid museum exhibit leaves by barge for refurbishment

More Saab SK 60s for Swedish historic flight

Three examples of jet trainer set to fly on after service retirement

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When did a Me 262 last take to British skies?

The visit to the UK by the Flugmuseum Messerschmitt’s magnificent Me 262 reproduction conjured thoughts of the last time an example of the revolutionary German jet flew from British soil

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Military

Sikorsky receives MH-60R Seahawk order for Spanish Navy

Lockheed Martin announced on October 12 that its Sikorsky business unit had received a Foreign Military Sales contract – worth $379.58m – from the US Navy to produce eight MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission maritime helicopters for the Spanish Navy

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Ex-British Harrier jets head to be scrapped after 11 years in the Boneyard

Dino van Doorn witnesses the final departure of the UK’s Joint Force Harrier fleet from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 170

Welcome to the 170th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

Britten-Norman to repatriate production to the Isle of Wight

UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has announced plans to repatriate aircraft production to its historic home in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight.

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Russian airlines fly on despite safety concerns

Airliners in Russia are said to be operating with expired safety equipment, according to reports from the country’s aviation watchdog.

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UK planespotting highlights for May 2023

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part, they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

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Converting Airbus airliners for 'space flight'

Mark Ayton outlines the Zero-G programme operated by Novespace from Bordeaux airport in France.

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Everything you need to know about the Airbus A350

Ten years after the Airbus A350 made its first flight, Mark Broadbent considers the type’s first decade as well as its future

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Flight Simulation

Milford Sound for MSFS now available

NZA Simulations has released Milford Sound for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Brest-Bretagne for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Pilot Experience Sim has announced that Brest-Bretagne for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Mytilene Int Airport for MSFS

MXI Design has released Mytilene International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Upcoming Events

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

EBACE 2024

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Geneva, Switzerland

The event website says: "The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community."

Hill AFB Warriors over the Wasatch Air Show

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Hill AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

Airshow