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Historic

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Gran Torino!

During 1960, Turin – Torino to the Italians...

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RESTORATION SCENE: Homecoming ‘Tiffie’

Darren Harbar reports on a low-key but fascinating Typhoon venture...

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Aircraft profile: Dassault Mirage III

Mirage III series single-seaters were significant members of the world-famous line of delta-winged warplanes produced in France by Dassault. Malcolm V Lowe tells their story

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‘PADDY’ FINUCANE: THE FLYING SHAMROCK

World War Two pilot Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane was born 100 years ago...

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Popular Misconception

Curator emeritus of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Dan Hagedorn, explains how a misinterpretation...

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Military

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Guardians of Kyiv: Inside Ukraine's 40th brTA

Outgunned and outdated, the Ukrainian Air Force’s 40th brTA has still managed to mount significant resistance following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as Babak Taghvaee reports

RNLAF set to begin MQ-9A operations later this month

Having received its first three MQ-9A Block 5 RPAS and two mobile ground control stations from GA-ASI, the Royal Netherlands Air Force is now set to launch operations with the Reaper before the end of April

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Clean up of huge diesel leak at RAF Odiham begins

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to clean up a fuel spill at RAF Odiham air base, following an equipment failure last year which resulted in up to 31,000 litres of diesel escaping into the local environment

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Commercial

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Outbreak Fallout

The ever-increasing toll of COVID-19 on airlines is without parallel....

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Against all odds

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Embraer ERJ145’s first flight...

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Flybeen and Gone

Prompted by the collapse of the Exeter-based Bombardier Q400...

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COVID-19: UK Seeks United Approach

Like the rest of Europe, the UK is grapping with the effects of COVID-19...

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Airliner World 250: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Former editor Craig West takes a casual meander back through his time at the helm of Airliner World...

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Flight Simulation

Atlanta for X-Plane Released

imagineSim has announced KATL Atlanta 2019 X-Plane 11.

Microsoft Flight Simulator November 7 Insider Update

The Microsoft development team has released additional screenshots of its upcoming flight simulator.

PMDG 737NGXu for Prepar3D v4 Out Now

PMDG has released the 737NGXu Base Package for Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v4.4 and above.

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