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HIGH FLYERS

ANDREW THOMAS ASSESSES THE SPITFIRE VI AND VII, INTERCEPTORS...

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Bombs, Mines and Torpedoes

Graham Pitchfork charts the careers of three Beaufort pilots...

Windfall for RAF Museum

NEWS EDITOR: TONY HARMSWORTH E-MAIL TO: tony.harmsworth@keypublishing.com...

Lancaster for Trenton

Ex-RCAFLancasterMk10ARKB882—showing its extended nose—at...

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RAF CHINOOK CREW

AIRCREW: RAF CHINOOK ARTWORK: IAN BOTT (www.ianbottillustration.co.uk)...

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Military

South Korea declares F-35A IOC

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) with its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighters, according to local media sources.

Raytheon to support U-2 ASARS-2A radar systems

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Raytheon to support the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System-2A (ASARS-2A) employed by the Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.

Ireland orders C295 MPA pair

The Irish Department of Defence has announced it has ordered a pair of Airbus C295s, configured for maritime surveillance operations.

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Commercial

B-21 Raider progress

The first software drop for the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider...

Seventy-five years for 322 Squadron

Leeuwarden-based F-16A J-879 received special tail markings in...

Second-hand L-39Cs

The Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) has received five secondhand...

Fighting Falcon loaded with a synthetic aperture radar pod

The United States Air National Guard-Air Force Reserve Command...

The Guild of Aviation Artists’ 2018 Exhibition

Evolution, by Ronald Wong GAvA, a UK F-35B leads other fighter...

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Abingdon Air & Country Show

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."