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Historic

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Tornado F.2 transferred to fire service for ‘disaster training’

ZD899 is installed at its new home in Manchester. The fuselage...

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BREACHING THE GOTHIC LINE

The Brenner Pass was ferociously defended by the Germans in the...

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Cutting Edge

Harald Penrose in the cockpit the second prototype Whirlwind,...

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FINALS: HAWKER HUNTER

HAWKER HUNTER Hawker Hunter F.58 ZZ190 is pictured flying...

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Triplane returns to the air at Old Warden

‘Dodge’ Bailey flying Sopwith Triplane ‘Dixie II’ on...

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Military

Demonstrator phase launched for European FCAS

The French, German and Spanish governments have awarded the initial framework contracts (Phase 1A) to a consortium of companies, launching the demonstrator phase for the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF, or Future Combat Air System – FCAS).

RAF at Red Flag

RAF Lightnings and Typhoons have recently completed participation in Exercise Red Flag 20-1, which took place from January 27 to February 14 at Nellis AFB, Nevada.

Boeing arrives in Finland for HX Challenge

Boeing has landed at Pirkkala air base, near Tampere, Finland, to begin flight trials under the nation’s HX Challenge – which seeks to find a replacement for the Ilmavoimat’s (Finnish Air Force’s) fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets.

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Commercial

Russia-China widebody to fly by 2023

The general configuration design of the China-Russia Commercial...

Sudan receives FTC-2000s

One of six Guizhou Aircraft Industries Corporation of China FTC-2000...

Singapore receives first A330MRTT

Seen landing at Getafé after a 3.5-hour test flight on May 31...

Ten years of operations

Seen here at its home base Bétera on June 2 is AS532AL HU.27-01/ET-668...

Air Italy spreads wings

One of Air Italy’s new aircraft is Airbus A330-202 EI-GFX (msn...

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Upcoming Events

NAS Oceana Air Show

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Virginia Beach, United States

US Navy airshow

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

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.

RAF Cosford Air Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "This year’s theme is ‘Take Flight.’ Kickstart your interest in a career in the RAF, and develop an understanding of what the Service does for the defence of the United Kingdom. Get close to the cutting edge of technology with RAF aircraft & unique attractions across the showground, and immerse yourself in a thrilling, action-packed flying display programme. The RAF Cosford Air Show is the only remaining RAF-organised Air Show. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the RAF as well as an exciting summer day out for the whole family."

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."