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Historic

FlyPast Podcast Episode 8

In Episode 8 the team chat to David Duker, founder of the Tally Ho Project, about the Battle of Britain, his afternoon reminiscing with John Hemingway, and how he became friends with Bill Green...

Historic Aviation Quiz

Put your historic aviation knowledge to the test!

What happened to Amelia Earhart?

Captured, cast away, new identities and crashes… what are the theories behind one of aviation’s most speculated disappearances?

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2021 Aviation Puzzle Book

Test your puzzle skills and aviation knowledge with the 2021 Aviation Puzzle Book

Bristol Blenheim VS. Vickers Wellington

How to do two popular bombers compare to one another?

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Military

Pilot killed in US Navy Super Hornet crash

The pilot of a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet was killed when it crashed at around 1430hrs PST in the Mojave Desert near Trona, San Bernardino County, California, during a routine training mission

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 96

Welcome to the 96th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

German Tornado operations return to Nörvenich after more than a decade

Luftwaffe Panavia Tornado IDS ground attack/strike aircraft operations will return to Nörvenich Air Base for the first time in 12 years, as examples from Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 33 prepare to relocate to the base as urgent renovation work takes place at Büchel

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Commercial

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The World’s Most Unsecretive Secret Airline

If you’ve heard of Janet Airlines, the US Government probably won’t be very pleased. Thomas Haynes lifts the lid on a ‘mysterious’ carrier that is about as under-the-radar as Donald Trump

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Sky Art: When Pilots Paint Using Their Aircraft as The Brush

Pilots have been painting in the sky ever since someone put smoke behind an aircraft, but with the advent of flight tracking technology, the painting has now become even more impressive…

Spain Loses 60 Flights from UK in 24 Hours

Addition of the country onto UK Government's quarantine list has immediate impact on aviation sector

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How Long Are All the UK’s Runways Combined?

Have you ever wondered what the combined length of all the UK’s commercial airports runways is? We have. That’s why we dug out the calculator and did the maths. And the answer is: very long…

Boeing Confirms End to 747 Production and Delays 777X to 2022

American aerospace giant Boeing will end the production of the iconic 747 – as part of a series of changes its making as losses continue to mount due, in part to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Flight Simulation

Vulcan for X-Plane Incoming

Just Flight in partnership with Thranda Design have revealed the Avro Vulcan for X-Plane 11 is currently in development...

PMDG Operations Center 2.0 Rolling Out

PMDG has announced the new Operations Center 2.0 (OC2) is now available to download.

Australia v2 Service Pack 1 Released

Orbx has released a substantial service pack for Australia v2.

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Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Light Aircraft Association Rally

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Leicester, United Kingdom

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FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

Airshow

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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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."