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Lone Star Spitfire – what’s it like to fly a British classic in Texas?

Among the dazzling array of US warbirds flying from Lewis Air Legends’ Texas base is a British icon – a Spitfire Mk.V. Steve Beebee chats to owner Rod Lewis about this remarkable machine and its many stablemates

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Superb classic aircraft at Southampton Airport captured in colour

Working as an air traffic controller at Southampton Airport from 1958, Ian James was able to photograph some true classics that were either based or passed through — here’s a second helping from his archives

Planes of Fame to build new facility

Chino, California-based Planes of Fame Air Museum is set to expand its theatre of operations, and will open a new facility at Santa Maria Airport

Rare Anson for sale in New Zealand

The immaculately restored Avro Anson Mk.I MH120 is in need of a new home

Corsairs being returned to flight

A Californian organisation is immersed in the process of restoring multiple Corsairs to fly…

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AirForces Monthly July 2023

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USAF B-1B Lancers return to Europe for latest Bomber Task Force mission

Four supersonic-capable Rockwell B-1B Lancer strategic bombers from the USAF’s 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, have deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, as part of a long-planned Bomber Task Force-Europe rotation in support of ongoing US European Command and NATO deterrence operations

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Aviation News July 2023

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Commercial

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All change in Cornwall

It's one in, one out as Newquay shuffles its winter timetable. Here’s what’s changing and when…

Building at Manchester

Two major carriers are set to grow their services to the northwest hub this October, including extra frequencies and a new routing. Find out which ones here…

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Emirates reveals more premium economy destinations using A380s

Super jumbos featuring a premium economy product are poised for deployment across more of the airline’s network. Find out which cities now…

In-depth look: Understanding the Spirit Airlines merger

Being billed as one of the last of the US mega-mergers, JetBlue and Spirit are to combine in a multi-billion dollar agreement. Chris Sloan reviews the deal.

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Aviation News October 2022

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Flight Simulation

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Laminar Research’s X-Plane 12 review

In this review, we take a look at X-Plane 12, arguably one of the more significant developments for the platform.

Microsoft Flight Simulator arrives in Prague

The latest destination from Tailstrike Designs is Prague Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Doha Hamad Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

MXI Design has announced OTHH Doha Hamad International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

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Upcoming Events

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."

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."

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."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

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".

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."