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Historic

Hangar Talk

Our monthly comment column on the historic aircraft scene ...

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ILL LUCK of the IRISH

Among the gems in the Aeroplane archive is a manuscript written...

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Insights

They might not have outweighed its drawbacks, but the Morane...

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Hendon Junkers Ju 88 arrives at Cosford

Junkers Ju 88R-1 360043 arriving at RAF Museum Cosford in February....

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MiG-21 restored for display in Croatia

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis ‘115’ is prepared for display...

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Military

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Ten years of excellence

Since the first flight of the Rafale A demonstrator in 1986, the Dassault fighter has become a popular airshow performer.

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A century over the Andes

Last year marked Peru’s centenary of military aviation...

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Syria the great escape

Tim Ripley looks at the airlift mission to extract American soldiers from Syria...

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Commercial

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Fredericton development takes off

An artist’s rendering of the new terminal at Fredericton International...

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UK VISITORS GALLERY

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports...

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Londonderry Air

City of Derry Airport celebrated its 40th anniversary last year....

MRJ flying at Farnborough

A Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) MRJ90 is due to appear...

Cameroon and Chad’s new Caravans

Chad’s two Cessna 208B Grand Caravan ISR aircraft at Adji Kossei...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

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."

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."