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Historic

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INSIDE STORIES: LUFTWAFFE AIR-SEA RESCUE

By the outbreak of World War Two, the Luftwaffe managed to field an effective air-sea rescue organisation...

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Colourful Skies

As British aviation art publisher the Military Gallery marks an important birthday...

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A HUMBLE AND SINCERE TRIBUTE…

What is arguably the world’s largest collection of Battle of Britain items...

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LIVING HISTORY: THE IMMORTAL MOTH

Bob Fischer speaks to Wim Stapel about his charming ex-French Air Force de Havilland Tiger Moth...

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Above and Beyond: Arthur Gill

Graham Pitchfork outlines Arthur Gill’s career...

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Military

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US refuses to be drawn on Ukraine link to Bulgarian F-16 sale

The US Department of Defense has declined to be drawn on the prospect of Bulgaria looking to shift its existing Soviet-era MiG-29 multi-role fighters to Ukraine, following Washington’s approval of the possible sale of F-16 aircraft to Sofia

Australia scraps MQ-9B SkyGuardian acquisition plans

The Australian DoD has scrapped its planned acquisition of at least 12 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian armed, medium-range, long-endurance UAVs under Project AIR 7003

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Analysis: What MOD's Defence Equipment Plan means for the services

With the UK releasing its latest Defence Equipment Plan and the promise of additional funding, prospects, for once, look good for the services. However, will the maths add up? Richard Thomas reports

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Commercial

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COVID-19: View from the Middle East

Dominated by the ‘big three’ of Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad, the region’s aviation industry has not escaped the global COVID-19 crisis....

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Airliner World 250: Events to shape the industry

September 11, 2001: The number of aircraft hijackings had largely...

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Outbreak Fallout

The ever-increasing toll of COVID-19 on airlines is without parallel....

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Against all odds

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Embraer ERJ145’s first flight...

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Flybeen and Gone

Prompted by the collapse of the Exeter-based Bombardier Q400...

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Flight Simulation

Bristol 2019 Out Now

Scenery developer, Uk2000 has released Bristol 2019 HD for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Challenging Airports - Lukla

When one scans the globe for challenging airports, you would be hard pressed to find one with as many challenges as those presented by Tenzing-Hillary Airport, otherwise known as Lukla.

TrueEarth US Northern California HD for X-Plane

The latest TrueEarth scenery pack to be released by Orbx is US Northern California HD for X-Plane 11.

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."