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Miss Helen comes home

WARBIRDS P-51 Miss Helen As new information on its history...

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BRIEFING FILE

Under the skin of aviation technology and tactics BATTLING...

Big homecoming for Miss Montana

News September 2019 One of the most popular aircraft to...

Night Fright restoration nears end phase

The project to get D-Day veteran Douglas C-47A 42-100521 Night...

Harrier pilots come together

Daily Mail Transatlantic Air Race Harrier GR1 pilot Sqn Ldr Tom...

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CSG21: F-35s conduct first combat missions from HMS Queen Elizabeth

Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs embarked aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth have conducted their first combat missions in support of the fight against so-called Islamic State, marking a new first for the Royal Navy’s new flagship aircraft carrier

WATCH: Antonov An-225 lands at RAF Brize Norton

Aviation enthusiasts flocked to RAF Brize Norton this afternoon (June 24) as the Antonov An-225 Mriya - the world's largest strategic transport aircraft - touched down at the Oxfordshire base

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Ethiopian C-130E shot down by rebels near Gijet

An Ethiopian Air Force-operated Lockheed C-130E Hercules tactical transport has been completely destroyed after it was shot down by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front – a paramilitary rebel group in Ethiopia – on June 23

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How far does one 747 fly every month? You’ll be surprised…

Criss-crossing the globe, the Boeing 747 has a range of nearly 9,000 miles, but how far does one typically fly in a month? Key.Aero tracked a KLM jumbo throughout November to find out where it visited and how many miles it covered

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Chinese 737 and A320 competitor nearly ready

China’s answer to the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, the COMAC C919, is edging ever closer to certification

A look back at 2021: Smart shopping

Airport retail has been hit hard by COVID-19, but retail operators are fighting back, armed with everything from bots to virtual reality, as Tara Craig reports

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Flight simulator: welcome to a new era

After months of discussion, Orbx has announced its first venture...

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Orbx San Diego (KSAN)

Enjoy the Californian sunshine in San Diego SCENERY ADD-ON...

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