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Historic

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Goals in Sight

FROM THE WORKSHOP Thanks to diligent work, two long-term restoration...

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Honing the Edge

WARBIRDS Jamie Ewan heads behind the scenes at Duxford-based...

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Big Cat Progression

Development of the Cougar Grumman’s swept-wing F9F Cougar...

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Lightning begins fast taxi trials in US

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Members of the AALO...

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Owner sought for unrestored Hawker Fury

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE An opportunity has...

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Military

Air Warrior Podcast Episode 3

With the West gradually departing from counter-insurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan amid a pivot towards the rising powers of the East, what role will platforms like Textron Aviation's AT-6E light attack aircraft play in future force structures? Can such platforms operate in the contested battlespace of the future, or will the likelihood of new low-intensity conflicts ensure a continued relevance?

First Il-76MD-90A rolls off new production line

A new, upgraded and automated final assembly line at the CJSC Aviastar-SP JSC plant in the Russian city of Ulyanovsk has completed its first Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A heavy-lift strategic transport aircraft

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 45

Welcome to the 45th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

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Commercial

First stranded Lufthansa 747 leaves storage for the desert

Following a week of uncertainty, the first jumbo has left Europe for the US

Japan Airlines reveals fate of its Boeing 777 fleet

Flag carrier unveils a fleet reduction strategy as it persists with efforts to battle the pandemic

A complete 100-year timeline of KLM's fleet

The world's oldest airline has had a lot of aircraft in its 100-year history, here they all are!

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Sim Labs A320-X

The A320 is an incredibly complex aircraft and to try to replicate that inside FSX is insanely difficult. Working backwards to produce a flyable aircraft is rather like herding cats – potentially fantastic, but probably a bit fruitless. Flight Sim Labs however like fruitless. The question is, how good is its A320?

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Worldflight 2016

Team Jet Sim took on a challenge to virtually circumnavigate the globe in a full-sized Boeing 737-800 simulator in seven days

Gazelle out now!

For helicopter fans out there, MP Design Studio has released the Aerospatiale Gazelle SA342 for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Now in its 30th year, this popular event always features a stunning display of aircraft-related collectable items, on dozens of stalls and is a must for aviation enthusiasts.