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Historic

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Above and Beyond: Peter Isaacson

Graham Pitchfork outlines the career of Australia’s Peter Isaacson...

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Silent wings over the Rhine

Christopher Warner details his great-uncle’s harrowing experience as a glider pilot in World War Two...

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Legacy of the 'Bloody Paralyser'

Assistant editor Jamie Ewan reports exclusively on one group’s efforts to build a flying replica...

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A drive to... Sherburn

Ken Ellis samples the extraordinary heritage of a thriving North Yorkshire aerodrome...

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Seafaring Bird of Prey

The Hawker Sea Hawk was a significant early jet fighter/attack aircraft...

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Military

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Behind-the-scenes with the RNLAF's 298 Squadron and its new CH-47F fleet

We recently visited the Royal Netherlands Air Force's No 298 Squadron at Gilze-Rijen Air Base to see how the air arm's new CH-47F Chinook fleet is gaining more traction with the Defence Helicopter Command

Russia’s first new production Tu-160M takes flight

Russia’s first newly manufactured Tupolev Tu-160M strategic missile carrier aircraft completed its maiden flight from the Kazan Aviation Plant at Borisoglebskoye Airfield in Tatarstan on January 12

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Inside the French Air and Space Force's latest Rafale squadron

Escadron de Chasse 3/30 ‘Lorraine’ boasts a long and glorious history, but it is also the latest fighter squadron in the French Air and Space Force to adopt the Dassault Rafale, as we explain

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Commercial

Airlift for experts

Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodríguez report from Zaragoza Air...

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US Starts to Remove Turkey from F-35 Programme

In response to Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air...

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Qantas Boeing 747 Special Farewell Flights

After almost 50 years of being an integral part of the Qantas...

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More C-130Js for Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Air Force has recently signed a contract with...

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First Flight for RAF Poseidon

The RAF’s first Poseidon MRA1, ZP101, lifts off from Renton...

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Flight Simulation

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Challenging Airports - Bolzano, Italy (LIPB)

Challenging Airports - Bolzano, Italy (LIPB)

PMDG 747-8 released

The PMDG 747-8 Queen of the Skies II Expansion Pack for FSX and...

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MilViz

An exclusive interview with Colin Pearson The cockpit...

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Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

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."

EBACE 2024

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Geneva, Switzerland

The event website says: "The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community."

Hill AFB Warriors over the Wasatch Air Show

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Hill AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

Airshow