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Historic

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

Bruntingthorpe gears up for another Cold War Jets Open Day

Following the success of their April event, the Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Museum in Leicestershire is to host another special day in September

OFMC Spitfire marks 80th anniversary at Duxford

The legendary Old Flying Machine Company Spitfire Mk.IX has reached a landmark ‘birthday’

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Military

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AirForces Monthly Sample Issue

Welcome to our FREE sample issue of AirForces Monthly (AFM), the world’s most authoritative monthly magazine on modern military aviation

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AIR International December 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

Russia welcomes another modernised Il-76MD-90A airlifter

The United Aircraft Corporation – a subsidiary of Russia’s state-owned Rostec State Corporation – has delivered another deeply modernised Il-76MD-90A Candid heavy-lift strategic transport to the Russian Ministry of Defence

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Commercial

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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

The Ultimate Airline Logo Quiz (Part Four)

This week on Key Aero, we’re celebrating all things Airbus. So as your quiz this week, we thought we’d continue with the logos that you’ve all been enjoying of late – but they’re all of an Airbus-operator nature. Can you name all the airlines?

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Airbus A350 – what it’s like to fly the next-generation widebody

Aviation News speaks to David Ward, an Airbus A350-900 pilot flying for Delta Air Lines

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How Korean Air achieved widebody comfort in the narrowbody A321neo

The Seoul-based operator is the latest to bring widebody comfort to narrowbody flights. Gordon Smith joined the carrier on board its brand new Airbus A321neo to put it to the test

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What has made the A330 Airbus' most successful widebody

In the February 2015 issue of Aviation News, Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren charted the rise of the Airbus A330, from A300 replacement to the modern day neo

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Flight Simulation

Kangerlussuaq Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator

MK-Studios has announced Kangerlussuaq Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is released.

Petersburg Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Petersburg is located between Juneau and Ketchikan and is only accessible by sea or air. It is primarily a commercial fishing town but also attracts tourists for outdoor activities.

Supercarrier Pro for MSFS released

Following three years of research and development, Miltech Simulations has released Supercarrier Pro for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Upcoming Events

Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

ILA Berlin

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Schönefeld, Germany

The event website states: "ILA Berlin features the entire value chain and every tier of the aerospace industry, from Aviation, Space and Defence & Support, to Advanced Air Mobility and the Supplier sector."

19 Wing Comox Air Show

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Comox, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."