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Historic

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KLM bids farewell to the Fokker

Dutch national carrier KLM has retired its last Fokker F70 airliner....

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For Valour

Graham Pitchfork reflects on the courage of Canadian Great War...

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A change in the weather

Sixty years on, the Defence White Paper of 1957 can still evoke...

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Avenger is delivered to new home in Hawaii

Grumman TBM-3E Avenger C-FBQT in British Columbia prior to its...

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Lightning anniversary celebrated at Boscombe Down

To mark the 40th anniversary of the retirement of the English...

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Military

Ecuadorian Air Force receives first two H145Ms

Airbus Helicopters announced on October 27 that it has delivered its first two H145M twin-engine utility helicopters to the Ecuadorian Air Force – the first military customer of the type in South America

BAE Systems to design Skyborg drone for USAF

The US Air Force has contracted BAE Systems to develop an attritable air vehicle system for the air arm’s Skyborg programme, the company announced on October 22

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 14

Welcome to the 14th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

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Commercial

Production standard FTG-2000G first flight

The first light of a series production Guizhou Aviation Industry...

MH-139 to replace US Air Force UH-1s

Boeing announced on September 24, 2018, that it will supply the...

Aurigny Do 228NG

Aurigny has put its second Dornier 228 Next Generation into service....

Wattisham, Wallop or someplace else?

UNITED KINGDOM RECENT YEARS have seen an unprecedented...

A320neo

Mark Broadbent profiles the latest-generation Airbus A320neo...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

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."

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."

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...".

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."

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."