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D-Day veteran Spitfire airborne in UK after 22-year absence

ML417 flies again from Duxford with revised appearance

B-17 'Sally B' grounding lifted

Historic bomber to return to display circuit after successful airframe inspections

Historic Aviation Quiz: Trainers of the 1930s

With the shadow of conflict appearing on the horizon throughout the 1930s, aircraft designers and manufacturers continued to push the boundaries of aviation - especially when it came to the development of bombers with all metal skins, retractable undercarriage, more powerful powerplants and increased armament capabilities. This resulted in an influx of training types across the globe. Can you recognise these lesser-known trainers from across a decade defined by global economic and political crisis?

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Exploring Hawkinge - legendary Battle of Britain airfield

Hawkinge was home to some of The Few in 1940 and now a different few keep their memory alive in a superb museum on the former Battle of Britain airfield. Darren Harbar made a trip to Kent and was astounded by what he found 

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FlyPast August 2023

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Iran shows off airpower in ‘Devotees of Velayat’s Territory’ exercise

After a two-year break, the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) held its latest ‘Devotees of Velayat’s Territory’ exercise in Isfahan at the end of July

USAF F-16C/Ds buddy up with ROKAF F-35As over South Korea

In continuing a tradition that dates back more than 20 years, airmen assigned to the USAF’s 8th Fighter Wing in South Korea have once again trained alongside their Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts during a US-ROK buddy squadron event that was held at Cheongju Air Base

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In-flight emergency forces Top Aces A-4 to divert to RAF Lakenheath

A Top Aces A-4N Skyhawk declared an emergency and diverted into RAF Lakenheath on July 26 while acting as an adversary for the US Air Force’s 48th Fighter Wing

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Planespotting highlights of busiest ever day at Manchester Airport

Two decades ago, AC Milan and Juventus met in the 2003 Champions League final held at Old Trafford. The associated airlift of Italian football fans culminated in what remains the busiest day in Manchester Airport’s history as 55,000 additional passengers passed through the hub. Richard Vandervord shares images from the ‘Italian Invasion’

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The aviation industry's market outlook and emerging trends

With the global aviation industry now echoing the resurgence of the travel and tourism sector, the team at Cirium take a closer look at the market outlook and emerging trends

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Airliner World August 2023

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Flight Simulation

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Air Combat Simulation – Part 2

In this instalment of our series on air combat simulation, we look at a couple of important topics we need to address before discussing the 'mechanics' of aerial combat. The first is the software you will use to study the subject, while the second covers the hardware, such as the joystick, rudder pedals, throttles and head-tracking.

Daytona Beach for MSFS released

Scenery developers BMWorld and AmSim have teamed up to release KDAB Daytona Beach International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Wired2Fire’sSim X Valkyrie PC review

We review Wired2Fire’s Sim X Valkyrie PC, quoted as being: “A purebred flight simulation monster from our in-house testing team, it’s the fastest PC in the world for flight sim.”

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Midland Air Museum (Coventry) Aviation Fair


Baginton, United Kingdom

Aircraft enthusiasts fair

Helitech Expo


London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show


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."

Duxford Flying Finale


Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Join us on Saturday 14 October for an extra special Duxford Flying Finale. The final event in our special flying season takes place on the same day that the first Duxford Air Show took place 50 years ago."

Dubai Airshow


, United Arab Emirates

International aerospace airshow