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Historic

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Californian Dream

American aviation legend Steve Hinton has recently brought his F8F Bearcat back to life...

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MEDITERRANEAN MAELSTROM

Morten Jessen and Andrew Arthy describe how Fw 190 operations...

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How de Havilland survived after Comet crashes

After two Comet jetliners plunged into the Mediterranean Sea in 1954, doubts were cast over the survival of de Havilland. This article looks at the manufacturer, its aircraft and Ken Ellis explains how the company came back from the brink

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Transport Titans

Bob Archer details the logistical intricacies of the USAF’s Exercise Big Lift...

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Restoration Scene: From Medway to Malta

Robin Brooks relates the life of a much-travelled Meteor F.8, whose restoration has been completed at Malta Aviation Museum Foundation

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Military

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Eurovision: Europe's drone ambitions

The Eurodrone platform is expected to be the focus of attention for Europe in the coming years, delivering a medium altitude, long endurance UAV for a quartet of the continent’s leading military powers

Boeing and Airbus join forces on Germany’s heavy lift helicopter programme

Aviation giants Boeing and Airbus Helicopters signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on March 25 to commence a partnership on the H-47 Chinook helicopter for Germany

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 86

Welcome to the 86th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

Fuelling change in aviation

As scrutiny over the global aviation industry’s impact on the environment intensifies...

Middle of the market: the Boeing NMA conundrum

Hundreds of Airbus A321XLRs have been sold for the so-called ‘middle of the market’. With airlines decisively backing the European aircraft, Mark Broadbent questions where this leaves Boeing’s plans for an all-new alternative.

Do airlines dream of electric fleets?

With the world becoming increasingly conscious of its ecological...

Boosting engine performance

Keeping aircraft engines fit for action is key to the global airline industry...

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Airliner World March 2020

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Flight Simulation

Audio for VATSIM Released

Audio for VATSIM is a new technology for voice communication featuring....

Inverness for X-Plane Out Now

UK2000 has announced the X-Plane version of Inverness 2019 is now available.

CT182T Skylane G1000 for X-Plane Out Now

Carenado has announced the CT182T Skylane G1000 version is now available for X-Plane 11.

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