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On this day in 1938: 'Downwind' Gillan’s Hurricane flight

On February 10, 1938, Gillan hit the headlines when he flew his Hurricane (L1555) the 327 miles from Edinburgh to Northolt in just 48 minutes, at an average speed of 408 mph…

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Petition launched to save historic Miles Aircraft factory building

An online petition has been launched with the aim of saving one of the last surviving Phillips & Powis — later Miles Aircraft — factory buildings at Woodley, just east of Reading, Berkshire…

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Evelyn Bobbi Trout: first all-night flight by a woman

She planned to be in the air for a month and even celebrated her 25th birthday in the sky. On February 10, 1929 she broke the record for the first all-night flight by a woman...

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Black Friday: Coastal Command’s biggest defeat?

On 9th February, 1945, Coastal Command suffered its biggest defeat of the entire war

Historic Aviation Quiz: de Havilland Vampire

How well do you know the de Havilland Vampire?
Test your knowledge in this week's historic aviation quiz…

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Military

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Anatolian Eagle 2022: Turkey's premier multinational exercise in focus

AirForces Monthly reports from Turkey’s Exercise Anatolian Eagle, a multinational exercise which took place at Konya Air Base from June 16-30

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 100

Welcome to the 100th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Zimbabwe revives Hawk fleet in face of EU sanctions

The Air Force of Zimbabwe has recommissioned four Hawk Mk.60/60A ground attack/jet trainer aircraft in spite of EU sanctions that led to the air arm’s entire Hawk fleet being grounded in 2011

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Commercial

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Why is there an airBaltic A220 in Singapore?

It’s not lost, it’s meant to be there...

Why this ex-TUI 767 has flown across to Asia?

A Boeing 767-300 - which had been delivered originally to Britannia Airways and last served with TUI - recently flew transpacific to Singapore/Changi. But why? Find out about the fate of this specific 23-year-old 767...

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Qantas firms HISTORIC Airbus order: Everything you need to know

Major developments have taken shape ‘down under’ as Australian-based Qantas confirmed at a ceremony in Sydney yesterday (May 2) firm orders for a trio of Airbus types in a historic move – the flag carrier states this would “reshape its international and domestic networks over the next decade and beyond”. Read all about the juicy details here!

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Flight Simulation

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Wings Over Flanders Fields: Between Heaven & Hell II

A truly immersive experience The developer of Wings over Flanders Fields, Old Brown Dog, has released a new version of this popular series called ‘Between Heaven & Hell II’. Derek Davis takes it for a test flight and highlights some of the new features that have been incorporated.

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Aerosoft’s World of aircraft: Glider Simulator

Some might think that releasing a new concept in flight simulation immediately after the fanfare of Microsoft Flight Simulator is a dubious decision but Aerosoft has successfully done so with World of Aircraft: Glider Simulator. We take a look at the concept and the initial product in the series…

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Orbx's Split Airport (LDSP)

For this issue, I’m grabbing my bucket and spade and heading off to a popular holiday destination, Split in Croatia.

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