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The Guinea Pig Club - Edward Bishop

Out of sight was often out of mind for a lot of servicemen wounded in the Second World War. Convalescing in military hospitals away from the delicate gazes of the general public, the sight of a badly burned airman would have been a horrible reminder for many that the war was a very real and terrible thing being played out for the highest stakes on their doorsteps…

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Victor at war in the Gulf and Falklands conflict

Thankfully, the Victor was never used in the role it was originally designed for, but it played an important supporting role in the Falklands conflict (1982) and Gulf War One (1991). Chris Pierce reports.

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Second World War aircraft restored using original doping techniques

A Second World War Westland Lysander III (SD), the only surviving Special Duties variant of its type has been restored to its former glory and will be on display at RAF Museum London

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North American T-6 Texan vs Beechcraft T-6 Texan II

FlyPast heads skywards in two Texans, old and new. Luke Bimm evaluates the experience

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80th anniversary of Bomber Command’s Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris

On 21st February 1942, Arthur Harris assumed his position as Commander in Chief of Bomber Command. Key.Aero visits Harris' contribution to the war and why some may have been less enamoured by his plans than others...

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USAF to expand Australian base for B-52s

The US plans to create facilities to base six B-52s in Australia in a move that experts say is linked to increased tensions with China over Taiwan

First MESA sensor is installed on to RAF E-7A Wedgetail

The first of three RAF Boeing E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 airborne early warning and control aircraft received its Multi-role Electronically Scanned Array (MESA) sensor on November 4

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 118

Welcome to the 118th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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IAI signs P2F conversion deal with Avolon

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is to convert A330-300 aircraft from passenger to freighter configuration for aircraft leasing firm Avolon

Drone night flights authorised

A new authorisation has made it easier for United States-based pilots to operate their drones at night and in a wider range of locations

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Is this the last DHC 8-400?

Air Tanzania has received what is, for now, the last new-build De Havilland Canada DHC 8-400. The turboprop is the fifth example that the Dar Es Salaam-based airline has received since September 2016.

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How JetBlue is shaking up the transatlantic market

Our man in America, Chris Sloan, criss-crosses the pond to put JetBlue’s first JFK-London services to the test

Quiz: Asian airline recognition

Can you identify these Asian airlines from their livery and tail? Let us know what score you get!

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Flight Simulation

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Microsoft’s World Update V: Nordics

This latest world update to the ever-expanding world of Microsoft Flight Simulator encompasses the Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.

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PC Pilot Issue 135

The full issue in page-turning format

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Visual Extension Package for Majestic Dash 8 Released

Majestic Software has announced the Visual Extension Package for Majestic Dash 8 Pilot and Pro editions is now available.

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