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Historic

Return of the Mayfly

PROJECT UPDATE The replica Halton HAC1 Mayfly in the James...

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WEIGHT OF FIRE

How can you compare the power of the guns used on different aircraft?...

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PIECING TOGETHER THE PARASOL

Heath Parasol G-AFZE at Redhill during the 1970s, after the start...

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Gripen showcased at Swedish museum

Saab JAS 39B Gripen 39813 is a recent addition to the Swedish...

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Goodyear Corsair project under way in Ohio

The rear section of Goodyear FG-1D Corsair 92132 under restoration...

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Military

More ScanEagle UAVs for Afghanistan

The US Department of Defense announced on November 19 that it has ordered a further 15 Boeing-Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for the Afghan National Army

US Navy orders additional TH-73A training helicopters

The US Department of Defense announced on November 12 that it had contracted AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation – a subsidiary of Leonardo – to deliver an additional 36 TH-73A training helicopters to the US Navy

Launch customer lined up for C-27J Next Generation

Leonardo announced on November 11 that final testing of its C-27J Spartan Next Generation tactical transport had begun, adding that it had secured a launch customer for the platform

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Commercial

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In brief

Asia/Pacific Singapore Airlines has relaunched the world’s...

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Air Cargo Set to Double in 20 Years

International (Photo Boeing) BOEING FORECASTS air...

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Miles Above Down Under

Dentist Mark Sandford dreamed of having a career beyond the clouds...

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Ethiopian Completes GEnx Repair

MRO Ethiopian Maintenance and Engineering Services has...

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Ale Miles

Departure Gate Independent craft brewer, BrewDog has launched...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Southport Air Show

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Southport, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment! If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!"

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

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.

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

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."