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Historic

The Few memorial shortlisted for award

The clifftop memorial that honours the men who fought the Battle of Britain has been shortlisted for a major tourism award

Unique Hawker Demon for sale

The world’s only airworthy Hawker Demon – K8203 (G-BTVE) – has been listed for sale by Platinum Fighters

Lancaster ‘Just Jane’ releases Remembrance poppies

The potentially airworthy Avro Lancaster undertook the tribute at its East Kirkby, Lincolnshire home last month

HARS Super Constellation: What it’s like to fly and display

In this second part of the interview with Bob De La Hunty, President and Chief Pilot of Australia’s HARS Aviation Museum, he tells Key Aero’s Dino Carrara about the challenges of keeping its Super Constellation in the air

German Corsair sold to new owner

Combat veteran F4U changes hands — but will stay in Germany

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Military

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Ukraine charts success in New Year strikes against Russian forces

The Su-24M Fencer-D tactical bomber fleet of the Ukrainian Air Force has carried out yet another successful strike, using the UK/French-supplied Storm Shadow/SCALP-EG air-launched cruise missiles against high-value targets in Russian-occupied Crimea on December 26

US Navy helicopters strike Houthi rebels in the Red Sea

US Navy helicopters have killed ten Houthi fighters after attempted attacks on US Navy forces and a merchant ship in the Red Sea, US Central Command said in a statement on December 31

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RAF aircrew training – the problems and way ahead

The RAF’s training system has been the topic of countless news headlines in recent years, leaving trainees on hold for months, awaiting a pilot flying slot. Added to this have been unfortunate cost-cutting exercises. Jon Lake looks through the chaos to see if there’s a solution 

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Commercial

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Looking back on CS100 launch customer’s first year of ops

In the June 2017 issue of Airliner World, Peter Koch, C Series Fleet Chief, talked to James Ronayne about Swiss International Airlines’ first year of operations with Bombardier’s innovative short-haul airliner. 

Major development in reopening of Doncaster Sheffield Airport

The plan to reopen Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has moved one step closer to reality after the City of Doncaster Council gave the green light for the project.

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When the first Bombardier CS300 entered service with airBaltic

In the February 2017 issue of Aviation News, Barry Woods-Turner reported from the handover ceremony of the first CS300 to be delivered to an airline, while John Pagni experienced a flight on the new jetliner.

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Wooden and iron mock-ups: Testing the Airbus A220 revealed

In the September 2012 issue of Airliner World, Craig West visited Montreal to report on the progress of Bombardier’s CSeries. Now called the Airbus A220, this feature explored how the manufacturer developed and tested the jet  

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AIR International October 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

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Flight Simulation

Vulcan touches down in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Just Flight has announced the highly anticipated Avro Vulcan for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out.

FAA Sectionals now available in Navigraph Charts

Navigraph has announced the addition of charts from the Federal Aviation Administration to its Charts platform.

Navigraph FlightSim Community Survey 2023 Out Now

From November 17 to 27, Navigraph is conducting a FlightSim Community Survey together with several major addon developers and organisations within the flight simulation community. The survey, the largest of its kind, aims to measure the prevailing flight simulation trends and users’ requests for future development.

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Upcoming Events

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."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

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."

Dover AFB - First State Airshow

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Dover AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow