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In the footsteps of Bader

Sgt Alan Robinson after his successful first solo flight in the...

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Development

Sopwith’s 1916 design pioneered the triplane fighter By...

Fighter reshuffle at Hendon

Hurricane I P2617, wearing itsoriginalNo607 Squadron codes, beingmoved...

Gugnunc goes on show

The Handley Page HP39 hanging in the Science Museum’s new Winton...

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GLADIATORS against Mussolini

In 1940 and into 1941, Gloster Gladiators of RAF and South African...

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Military

First pre-series L-39NG flies

Aero Vodochody has flown its second L-39NG (Next-Generation) advanced jet trainer. The aircraft, MSN 7004, is the company's first pre-series example.

MDHI teams up with Elbit Systems to enhance MD 530G Block II

MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has announced a strategic teaming agreement with Elbit Systems to enhance the weapons and mission management systems for its MD 530G Block II light attack/scout helicopter

USAF seeks industry input for E-4B replacement

The USAF is looking to industry for support in its programme to replace the Boeing E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) platform, also known as the ‘Nightwatch’ or the ‘Doomsday plane'.

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Commercial

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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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Flybe Outlines Fleet Plans

FLYBE HAS reaffirmed its commitment to the Bombardier Dash 8-Q400...

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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."