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Historic

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RAF Museum gate guardians being refurbished

The Spitfire replica is removed from its position at Hendon for...

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New Zealand museum acquires pilot’s Merlin

New Zealand ace Johnny Checketts during World War Two. The...

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Piggyback Bomber

One of the most unusual weapons in the Luftwaffe’s World War...

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The Westland Whirlwind

The Whirlwind prototype, L6844, flew for the first time on October...

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Aiming Sure

With over a century of service to its credit, XV Squadron disbanded...

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Military

Safran provides FCAS engine details

French-based engine manufacturer, Safran, has released details about the powerplant that will be employed by the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, FCAS).

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Japanese Sub-Hunter

Designed from the start as a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft, Kawasaki’s P-1 boasts longer range than the Boeing P-8, has more weapons hardpoints, more operators and features a tail-mounted magnetic anomaly detector. Marcin Przeworski investigates.

RAAF to send Poseidon to monitor North Korea

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is preparing to deploy a Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to support the enforcement of UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions on North Korea.

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Commercial

Thailand’s fourthgeneration F-5 Tigers

The Royal Thai Air Force has unveiled the first prototype of...

Japan’s F-35As move to Misawa

All five Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35As which had been based...

International award

Canada’s Department of National Defence and Sikorsky have been...

US Navy MQ-4C Triton enters service

The first two operational US Navy MQ-4C Triton aircraft, BuNo...

Korean MPA requirement

The Airbus C295MPA variant has been sold to countries that include...

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Flight Simulation

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Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Midlands Air Festival

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Alcester, United Kingdom

The main flying displays the organisers say will be on Saturday and Sunday. The event website also says: "Join us again for our fantastic classic air display in the stunning grounds of the Ragley Hall Estate. There will be a wide array displays including Warbirds, Classic Jets, Helicopters, amazing high energy aerobatics, aerial ballet, flying circus and some of the largest radio controlled models in the world, that are so big you can almost climb into them!
"There will also be parachute display teams plus the chance to get up close and personal to some of our display aircraft which will be landing on site on our own dedicated runway! Our flying display will be an exciting and entertaining mix, with even a small section dedicated to our younger visitors."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’

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La Ferté-Alais, France

The event website states: "Every morning, the public can get closer to the planes via the static exhibition and interact with the pilots and mechanics...The afternoon is specially dedicated to flight presentations with a show lasting more than 5 hours including around a hundred aircraft flying in the skies of Essonne. The show unfolds through thematic scenes the history of aeronautics, from the time of the pioneers to the latest generation of civil and military aircraft."