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Historic

BBMF Chipmunk back to UAS scheme

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Chipmunk T10 WG486...

Mirage IV unveiled at Elvington

ABOVE: RAF, French Air Force and Yorkshire Air Museum dignitaries...

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SHUTTLEWORTH’S SOPWITH CAMEL

Building and flying this magnificent machine IN NEXT MONTH’S...

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Overshadowed by tragedy

IN SERVICE AVRO TUDOR The last day of October 1947 was an historic...

Blenheim wins at Goodwood

The 10th Freddie March Spirit of Aviation concours d’elegance...

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 3

Welcome to the third Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How good of a military spotter do you consider yourself to be? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

RAF Posiedon shadows Russian warship for the first time

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has conducted the first operational sortie of its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 fleet, using the aircraft to shadow a Russian warship in the North Sea on August 3.

US Army signs for more MH-47G Block II Chinooks

On July 31, Boeing announced that it had been awarded a US$265m contract to build and deliver nine more MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters for the US Army’s Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Commercial

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New Cargo Service Launched by Hawaiian

CIVIL NEWS One of the ‘Ohana by Hawaiian’ ATR 72s. Hawaiian...

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Light Attack Aircraft Competition Hots Up

MILITARY NEWS The long-running competition to supply a new light...

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Victor Progresses at Duxford

PRESERVATION Engineers and volunteers are making good progress...

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Battle of Britain Hurricane Airborne

PRESERVATION Hurricane I V7497 making its post-restoration...

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QANTAS BOEING 747s THE LONG GOODBYE

Chris Frame explores the history of the Boeing 747 in service...

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

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."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."