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Historic

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Gran Torino!

During 1960, Turin – Torino to the Italians...

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RESTORATION SCENE: Homecoming ‘Tiffie’

Darren Harbar reports on a low-key but fascinating Typhoon venture...

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Aircraft profile: Dassault Mirage III

Mirage III series single-seaters were significant members of the world-famous line of delta-winged warplanes produced in France by Dassault. Malcolm V Lowe tells their story

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‘PADDY’ FINUCANE: THE FLYING SHAMROCK

World War Two pilot Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane was born 100 years ago...

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Popular Misconception

Curator emeritus of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Dan Hagedorn, explains how a misinterpretation...

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Military

New nations take over NATO Baltic Air Policing missions

New NATO fighter rotations took place on March 31 via official handover ceremonies held at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, and Ämari Air Base in Estonia.

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Analysis: Europe's fighter fleets

Faced with competition from the US, European aerospace firms are pressing ahead with fourth- and 4.5-generation platforms such as the Gripen, Typhoon and Rafale

88th TES welcomes new HH-60Ws as operational testing kicks off

The USAF announced on March 30 that the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Nellis AFB, Nevada, has launched the sustainment operational test process for the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II Combat Rescue Helicopter

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Commercial

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Airliner World 250: Events to shape the industry

September 11, 2001: The number of aircraft hijackings had largely...

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Outbreak Fallout

The ever-increasing toll of COVID-19 on airlines is without parallel....

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Against all odds

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Embraer ERJ145’s first flight...

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Flybeen and Gone

Prompted by the collapse of the Exeter-based Bombardier Q400...

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COVID-19: UK Seeks United Approach

Like the rest of Europe, the UK is grapping with the effects of COVID-19...

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Flight Simulation

Thrustmaster Announces HOTAS Magnetic Base and F-16C Viper HOTAS Add-On Grip

To mark its 10th anniversary, Thrustmaster has announced the launch of the HOTAS Magnetic Base and the F-16C Viper HOTAS Add-On Grip.

Robin Takes Flight

Just Flight has announced the Robin DR400 is now available for Prepar3D and FSX.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Feature Discovery Series Episode 4 (Cockpits) Released

The Microsoft development team has released the fourth and last episode in its Feature Discovery Series.

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Upcoming Events

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."

NAS Jacksonville - NAS Jax Air Show

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Jacksonville, United States

US Navy 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."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

Bagotville International Air Show

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Saguenay, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow