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Historic

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Meteoric Rise

After standing outside at Yorkshire Air Museum for many years, Meteor WS788 is being restored. Graham Buckle describes the project

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The Bristol Beaufort

FlyPast scrutinises the origin and history of the Bristol Beaufort

Rapid return to the air for Swiss Storch

Wearing temporary registration SP-YRX, former Swiss Air Force...

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Q&A

COMPILER: MIKEHOOKS Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation...

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AEROPLANE MEETS ROLF MEUM

As the son of a flying father, it was no surprise that this amiable...

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Military

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Real Thaw 2019: Building skills at Beja

Exercise Report: Jorge Ruivo reports from Real Thaw 2019

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Blue Flag 2019: Air battles over Ovda

The latest Blue Flag exercise involved around 1,000 personnel and 70 aircraft...

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Task Group Black Cats commander

Then a major (maggiore), Stefano De Dionigi was in charge of the Black Cats

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Commercial

Embraer certifies and delivers first Phenom 300E

Embraer S.A. Embraer unveiled on April 9, 2018, of the completion...

Turkey’s first F-35

The first F-35A Lightning II for Turkey on its maiden flight...

F/A-18 Super Hornet spare parts shortage

Underfunding of spare parts over the last few years is the primary...

E-2D Hawkeye aerial refuelling

The capability to be refuelled in flight will be added to the...

Royal Thai Navy Do 228s to be upgraded

Seven Royal Thai Navy Do228 maritime patrol aircraft currently...

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Flight Simulation

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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."