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Air France Axes A380s

Air France has revealed plans to accelerate the retirement of its Airbus A380s announcing the “definitive end” to the type’s operation with the flag carrier.

Nairobi for FSX and Prepar3D Released

Flight Sim Development Group as released the ‘LITE’ version of Nairobi for Prepar3D and FSX.

RAF Typhoons train with USAF B-1B over North Sea

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have conducted a training exercise with a USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bomber over the North Sea.

Heathrow Trials Temperature Screening Tech

The UK’s busiest airport has begun trialling thermal imaging technology in a bid to develop a common international standard for health screening, which it says is needed to unlock global trade and travel.

Which Berlin Airport is Due to Close on June 15?

In a bid to conserve cash, the operators of Berlin Tegel have decided to temporarily close the facility and move traffic to Schönefeld from June 15. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both airports have each recently been handling just 2,000 passengers a day.

F-117s spotted over Los Angeles

US Air Force (USAF) Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk stealth ground-attack aircraft have once again been sighted flying missions - this time over Los Angeles, California, some 12 years after they were formally retired by the service.

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Dynamic Manta: Hunting Subs in the Med

NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Mediterranean...

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CAL FIRE Aviation: The Golden State’s Flying Fire Department

Wildfire-prone California’s forestry and fire service has employed aircraft for firefighting since the 1950s...

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Aviation News June 2020

Welcome to Aviation News June 2020

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Return of the Blackjack

The Tupolev Tu-160 is the world’s largest combat aircraft...

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Mid-Atlantic World War II Weekend 2020

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Reading, United States

An event which sees the gathering of historic aircraft, mainly warbirds, at Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, returns on this years airshow calendar.

Scott AFB Airshow 2020

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Scott Air Force Base, United States

The Scott AFB Airshow is returning this year, giving visitors an insight into the work done by the US Air Force.

English Riveria (Torbay) Airshow 2020

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Paignton, United Kingdom

The Torbay (English Riveria) Airshow is returning for its fourth year, with organisers promising the show will be "bigger and better".

Selfridge ANGB Open House & Airshow 2020

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Harrison charter Township, United States

As a "thank you" to the local community of Detroit, Michigan, Selfridge ANGB will host an Open House & Airshow in 2020.