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Historic

Helicopter prototype destined for new home

Bristol Type 173 XF785 has been acquired by Aerospace Bristol,...

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Comper Swift joins civil register in New Zealand

Currently being restored to fly at Jay McIntyre and Graham Orphan’s...

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RIDING A MOOSE

LUIGI CALIARO PROFILES A YAK-11 THAT HONOURS THE FAMOUS NORMANDIE-NIEMEN...

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The Grumman Wildcat

A major contributor to US success in World War Two’s Pacific theatre, and a popular machine in British Fleet Air Arm hands, the Grumman Wildcat was a reliable and robust aircraft which led to the development of the even more effective Hellcat.

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Engine re-installed in Shuttleworth Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.V AR501 in the Shuttleworth Collection’s...

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Military

USAF welcomes Grey Wolf to the pack

The USAF's new MH-139A utility helicopter has been officially christened Grey Wolf, following a naming and unveiling ceremony at Duke Field, Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida.

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Operation Northern Lightning: Italian F-35s in Iceland

In September, Italian Air Force F-35As flew to Iceland...

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Tactical Fighter Meet ‘86 at RAF Waddington

Early August 1986 saw a gathering of more than 70 aircraft from from eight NATO countries at RAF Waddington for Tactical Fighter
Meet (TFM) ’86...

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Commercial

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More 787s for Qantas

AUSTRALIAN FLAG carrier Qantas has placed a firm order for six...

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UltraFan Collaboration

ROLLS-ROYCE AND Airbus have agreed to collaborate on integrating...

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Rega Welcomes Maiden Challenger 650

Business Aviation REPATRIATION SPECIALISTS Swiss Air- Rescue...

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Flying the E2

Embraer is utilising the latest fly-by-wire technology in its...

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Airliner Deliveries

The latest commercial aircraft deliveries from manufacturers...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

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.

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

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."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."