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Historic

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The woman who helped make the Hurricane

Meet Elizabeth ‘Elsie’ MacGill, the woman who battled sexism and polio in order to become an engineer, businesswoman… and the first female aviation engineer in the world

Historic Aviation Quiz

It's the second historic quiz of December!

Chuck Yeager, 1923 – 2020

The pioneering US test pilot, the first person to break the sound barrier, has died aged 97.

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A DAY FOR THE AGES

RETROSPECTIVE German aircraft exhibitionIt was the ticket of...

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ROYAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY RE8

Bomb-toting Daimler-built RE8 B5106...

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Military

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The secretive role of USAF's E-11A

Lurking in the shadows of secrecy, the E-11A is perhaps the most vital relay and gateway platform in the USAF’s order of battle. Tom Kaminski examines the role of Bombardier’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 89

Welcome to the 89th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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ANALYSIS: What is the current status of the Ukrainian Air Force?

As the war between Russia and Ukraine presses on through a second month, Vladimir Trendafilovski examines the status of a Ukrainian Air Force that has defied the odds to defend its skies and dealt hard-hitting blows to its invaders

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Commercial

Welcome

After passenger resuming, a whirlwind services thanks few to...

Liège Airport becomes UN cargo hub

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has kick-started...

Garsite diversifies into disinfectants

Perhaps best known for its range of aviation refuelling and speciality...

Quarantine rules vary as European flights restart

As several European air carriers launch their initial post-COVID-19...

UK signs ‘Solidarity Airport’ deal with Poland

Representatives of the UK and Poland have signed a co-operation...

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Flight Simulation

Tenerife V2 Released

MK-Studios has announced – Tenerife Vol.2 for Prepar3D is now available.

Citation XL560 Ready for Take-Off

The latest aircraft to roll out of the Carenado hangar is the XL560 Citation for FSX and Prepar3D.

Santarém Airport Out Now

Scenery developer, FSoares has released the Brazilian destination, Santarém Airport - SBSN for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Upcoming Events

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." 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 Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

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".