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Historic

World War One classics taking shape in France

Two historic Caudron aircraft are being worked on by experts in France

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The long way home: 'Kiwi' Corsair back where it belongs!

Following a six-year hiatus, Goodyear FG-1D Corsair NZ5648 has taken to the skies of New Zealand once again – as Gavin Conroy reports

Historic Quiz: British interwar fighters

They say the interwar period was the golden era of aviation, but how much do you know about Britain's fighters of that era?

The real ‘Masters of the Air’

With Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks’ hugely anticipated ‘Masters of the Air’ finally hitting TV screens across the world, ‘FlyPast’ shares views captured of the ‘The Mighty Eighth’ in England while executing the daylight strategic bombing campaign across Nazi-occupied Europe.

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Carrier jets over Korea

When war broke out on the Korean peninsula in 1950, involving the nascent United Nations, carrier aviation with jets had barely begun. In a new special magazine called ‘Carrier Aircraft of the Classic Jet Era’ from Key Publishing, Matthew Willis explains in this article how despite all the limitations of early jets, and the challenges brought by revolutionary swept-wing fighters, the jet-powered naval aircraft soon proved their worth.

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Military

The Monday Military Quiz 190

How well do you know your military aircraft? Test yourself here...

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12 B-2 Spirits perform mass launch

Twelve US Air Force B-2 Spirit bombers launching in quick succession made for an impressive sight recently at Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

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Combat Aircraft Journal June 2024

June 2024 issue of Combat Aircraft Journal in page-turning format sees Tom Kaminski delve into the 50-year history of the mighty F-16 Fighting Falcon

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Commercial

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City Airlines routes revealed

Lufthansa Group has unveiled the first destinations to be served by its newest carrier, Lufthansa City Airlines.

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Finnair marks 100 years of flight today

Finnair is celebrating 100 years of flight having operated its first-ever service today (March 20) in 1924.

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50 years of Paris/Charles de Gaulle

Paris/Charles de Gaulle is the undisputed gateway to one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world, and this year, it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Airliner World takes a look at the history of the facility and how far it has come since it opened in 1974

New Flying Doctor King Air makes flying visit to Belfast

A new Beechcraft King Air 360C for the Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service passed through Belfast International Airport on its delivery flight on February 26, 2024.

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Dreamliners broaden flydubai’s horizon

Flydubai surprised many people by ordering 30 Boeing 787 widebodies at the Dubai Airshow in November 2023. It marks a new chapter for the airline, as Richard Schuurman details in the March 2024 issue of Aviation News

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Flight Simulation

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Tobii Eye Tracker 5

In this review, we look at the latest generation of head and eye-tracking technology.

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DCS: Spitfire LF Mk. IX

Welcome to the start of a new mini-series in which we take a look at the DCS: Spitfire LF Mk. IX - using a compilation of previous articles. The aim is to help you get the most out of this superb DCS module in one convenient series.

London Control update

An updated version of the London Control air traffic control simulator, produced by Dale McLoughlin at DM Aviation, is now available.

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Upcoming Events

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

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Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

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 Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."