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Historic

Successful year for Spanish Super Saeta

Former Spanish Air Force Hispano Aviación HA-220 Super Saeta is airworthy again after years of restorative work

Yorkshire Victor to fire up engines

On Saturday November 25, the Yorkshire Air Museum’s Handley Page Victor will run its engines to celebrate three decades at the Elvington attraction

Historic Aviation Quiz: The Avro Lancaster

With the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre's Avro Lancaster 'Just Jane' in our news this week following its evocative 'Poppy Drop' at East Kirkby, the Historic team ask the question, how much do you know about the ‘Lanc’?

RAF Cosford Air Show announces 2024 return

The popular RAF Cosford Air Show will return to the Shropshire base on Sunday June 9, 2024

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FlyPast January 2024

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Military

Canada formalises MQ-9B SkyGuardian purchase

Canada became the latest customer to acquire the MQ-9B SkyGuardian UCAV from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) on December 19, when it agreed to purchase 11 MQ-9Bs, six ground control stations and related support equipment and services for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) at a cost of $1.87bn

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Croatia’s Cold War-era MiG-21 fighter fleet enters twilight months of service

As originally planned, the Croatian Air Force is set to begin retiring its aging fleet of Cold War-era MiG-21 Fishbed fighters in the coming months, with the type being replaced by a fleet of second-hand Dassault Rafale B/Cs

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AirForces Monthly February 2024

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Commercial

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What's behind the remarkable growth of Turkish aviation?

Istanbul’s new airport is the busiest in Europe, neighbouring Sabiha Gökçen has so much traffic it is about to open a second runway, and hometown heroes Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines have impressive – and bold – plans to double in size over the next decade. Richard Schuurman heads to Turkey to find out what is fuelling this remarkable growth

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Air France-KLM to place huge widebody aircraft order

Franco-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM has revealed its intention to place a large Airbus widebody aircraft order.

Air Canada to fly every 787 variant after fresh order

Montreal-based Air Canada will operate all three members of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family after placing a fresh order.

The same BA A320 made two emergency landings in three days

A British Airways Airbus A320 made two emergency landings in similar circumstances in just three days.

How Airbus completely transformed the A220: the inside story

The aviation world witnessed a significant shift in 2018 when Airbus acquired a majority stake in the Bombardier C Series programme, subsequently rebranding it as the A220. Thomas Haynes speaks to Rob Dewar, Airbus Canada’s senior vice president of A220 customer satisfaction, services and product policy about the transformation of the aircraft and its prospects

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Flight Simulation

Leeds Bradford version 2 out now

The latest UK destination from Orbx is EGNM Leeds Bradford Airport V2 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Air Combat Simulation – Part 5

Welcome to another instalment of our series on air combat simulation. This time, we explore ‘pursuit paths’ or the trajectory an attacking fighter takes when converging on a target.

PC-12 Legacy for MSFS now available

SimWorks Studios has announced the Pilatus PC-12 Legacy for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Upcoming Events

NAS Oceana Air Show

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Virginia Beach, United States

US Navy airshow

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."

AIRPOWER24

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Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.

RAF Cosford Air Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "This year’s theme is ‘Take Flight.’ Kickstart your interest in a career in the RAF, and develop an understanding of what the Service does for the defence of the United Kingdom. Get close to the cutting edge of technology with RAF aircraft & unique attractions across the showground, and immerse yourself in a thrilling, action-packed flying display programme. The RAF Cosford Air Show is the only remaining RAF-organised Air Show. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the RAF as well as an exciting summer day out for the whole family."

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."