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Historic

Dragon Rapide progress at Old Warden

The classic machine was one of several on display at a special open day last month

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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Military

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Ramstein Flag – NATO’s new major air defence exercise

NATO is organising a major new air defence exercise that is due to involve over 140 aircraft.

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New RAF Typhoon Display Scheme unveiled

The new Typhoon display scheme was unveiled today at RAF Coningsby.

The Monday Military Quiz 190

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

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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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Boeing delivery delays hit Ryanair’s schedule

Ryanair expects to receive just 40 of the 57 planned Boeing 737 MAX 8200 aircraft that were due to be delivered before the summer.

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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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Flight Simulation

Aerofly FS 4 development update

IPACS has announced the 737 MAX for Aerofly FS 4 is now available. The aircraft follows the 737NG, released in November last year.

P-47D Razorback ready for take-off

Aeroplane Heaven has released the Republic P-47D Razorback for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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PC Pilot Issue 151

Issue 151 of PC Pilot in page-turning format features VSKYLABS’ SR-71 Blackbird - a Spyplane for X-Plane 12 - as its cover star

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Upcoming Events

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."

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.

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - Arctic Thunder Air Show 2024

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Anchorage, United States

US military airshow

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "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."

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."

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."