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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

German Navy accepts first Sea Lion

The Marineflieger (the German naval air arm) has taken delivery of its first NHIndustries NH90 Sea Lion maritime multi-purpose utility helicopter.

The Future of Holidays

That well-earned summer break you’ve been waiting for could be just around the corner. From the airport experience to the cost of flights, Thomas Haynes investigates what holidays could be like in the post COVID-19 world

Transat-Air Canada Merger Pushed Back

Air Canada’s purchase of tour operator Transat AT, which owns Air Transat, has been pushed back into the fourth quarter of this year due to “certain factors beyond its control and related to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Turbo Porter Takes Flight in X-Plane

Thranda Design has announced the Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter for X-Plane 11 is out.

US Navy Blue Angels receives first Super Hornet test jet

Boeing has handed over its first F/A-18E Super Hornet test aircraft to the US Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron.

French Army brings forward H160M delivery date

The Aviation Légère de l’Armée de Terre (ALAT, French Army Air Corps) has announced that deliveries of its first Airbus Helicopters H160M Guépard (Cheetah) helicopters will take place in 2026, two years earlier than planned.

Embraer Chief Exits to Join GE Aviation

John Slattery, the president and CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation is leaving the firm to join engine maker, GE Aviation as its new president and CEO.

48th Fighter Wing F-15C crashes in the North Sea

A Boeing F-15C Eagle – assigned to the US Air Forces Europe’s (USAFE’s) 48th Fighter Wing (FW) at RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk – has crashed into the North Sea.

Corsair’s Final 747 Heads for Kemble

The last Boeing 747 operated by TUI subsidiary, Corsair is today embarking on its final flight ahead of being broken up at Kemble Airport in the UK.

XP GLJ Model 25 SE v3.0 Ready for Take-Off

Xtreme Prototypes has announced the GLJ Model 25 Special Edition v3.0 is now available.

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Wales National Airshow - CANCELLED

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Swansea, United Kingdom

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled to limit to spread of COVID-19.

National Cherry Festival Airshow 2020

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Traverse City, United States

The National Cherry Festival Airshow is set to return to the calendar in 2020, with the US Navy Blue Angels headlining the flying display.

Airliners International 2020 Phoenix

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Tempe, United States

The world's largest annual airline history conference and airline collectables show, celebrating 44 years in 2020 with our Phoenix, Arizona event!

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2020

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Chichester, United Kingdom

Although mainly a car and motorcycle event, the Goodwood Festival of Speed attracts a few action-packed air displays to its schedule.