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Battle of Britain at 80: Flying Hurricane R4118

When James Brown bought Hurricane I R4118, being to fly this Battle of Britain combat veteran himself was a well-formed plan, but still a long way off. Now, he’s doing just that. This is the story of how he’s gone about it

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AEROPLANE MEETS... Mike Searle

He flew the last airworthy Sunderland, he raced a Spitfire...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Ninety Seconds of Carnage

The only mission the Boulton Paul Defiants of No 141 Squadron flew...

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Aeroplane News from September 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Duxford Station Commander

"It was Woody that got us home again." That was one fighter pilot’s verdict...

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History of Ukrainian military aviation in Crimea pre-annexation

The Autonomous Republic of Crimea has been an important part of Ukraine’s defence structure since the break up of the Soviet Union. Ivan Voukadinov relates the history of Ukrainian military aviation in the region following the demise of the Warsaw Pact up until the Revolution of Dignity in February 2014

REVEALED: Why Italian Tornados visited RAF Coningsby last year

A recent press release from Leonardo states that the reason for Italian Air Force Tornados and a Royal Danish Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon visiting RAF Coningsby last October was for trials relating to the BriteCloud electronic countermeasure.

France and Spain launch Tiger MkIII programme

The European OCCAR organisation has awarded a contract to Airbus Helicopters for the development, production, and initial in-service support of the Tiger MkIII attack helicopter upgrade programme

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Finnair: Sustainable Success

Finnair CEO Topi Manner is preparing to launch an ambitious five-year plan...

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A New Gateway to Four Continents

Cabo Verde Airlines is making waves in the mid-Atlantic...

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Desert Rows

Kingman has made a major contribution to civil and military aviation for more than 90 years...

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From Start to Finnish

A pilot's insight into a training partnership between two carriers

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Project Sunrise: From Research to Reality?

Louise Jones examines the history and logistics of linking London to Sydney and beyond...

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Flight Simulation

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Eagle Dynamics’ DCS: Fw 190A-8

Butcher Bird

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Dreamliner Flight Adventure

This Flight Adventure takes a close look at an aircraft that, despite being a relative newcomer to commercial aviation, continues to set records for innovation and longhaul flying – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Aerosoft’s Canary Islands professional - Gran Canaria

An Oasis in the northern Atlantic ...

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Royal Canadian Air Force - Cold Lake Air Show

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Cold Lake, Canada

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Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

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."

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