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Historic

Crete2Cape Vintage Air Rally hits Africa

LEFT: Travel Air 4000 N6263, crewedbyNicholas and LitaOppegard...

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A Passage to India

The logbooks and photos of a No 27 Squadron Wapiti pilot, together...

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DATABASE: HAWKER HORSLEY

As a day bomber, the Horsley perhaps left something to be desired, but it proved versatile and adaptable

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Wartime Arado restoration in Germany

The substantial remains of Arado Ar 196 A-5 623183 in Nordholz...

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Night-fighter Meteor project advances at Elvington

Graham Buckle and his team at Elvington in Yorkshire have taken...

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Military

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Operation Northern Lightning: Italian F-35s in Iceland

In September, Italian Air Force F-35As flew to Iceland...

South Korea declares F-35A IOC

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) with its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighters, according to local media sources.

Raytheon to support U-2 ASARS-2A radar systems

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Raytheon to support the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System-2A (ASARS-2A) employed by the Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.

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Commercial

Aging champs of air supremacy

David C Isby reviews the US Air Force fleet of McDonnell Douglas...

Cargo upswing

RECENT WEEKS have seen further developments in the passenger...

KC-46A delays continue

One Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker successfully refuelled another...

Small diameter bomb finishes developmental testing

Raytheon’s GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II)...

Lincolnshire’s new MFTS aircraft

Prefect ZM318 of No.57 Squadron Royal Air Force on approach to...

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

Major airshow

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

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.