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Historic

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Glory Days - de Havilland Moths

FlyPast showcases select examples of de Havilland’s peerless Moth series...

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Warton's Tornado target Lightnings

In its twilight years the Lightning turned from hunter to hunted, as Ken Ellis explains

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Armed and Deadly

Comparatively small and underpowered, Henschel’s Hs 129 was still an effective ground attack and anti-armour aircraft...

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SWEEPING THE SKY

Andrew Thomas examines the history of 40 Squadron...

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FlyPast reviews our pick of the things to spend your money on...

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Military

BAE Systems to upgrade F-35 EW capabilities

BAE Systems has received a $493m contract modification from Lockheed Martin to upgrade the AN/ASQ-239 electronic warfare (EW) system for the F-35 Lightning II

Another three F-35As arrive in Norway

A further three Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters have arrived in Norway, increasing the Royal Norwegian Air Force fleet to a total of 34 aircraft

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Combat Aircraft Journal February 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

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Commercial

Ansat air ambulance

RUSSIAN HELICOPTERS announced at the Paris Air Show on June 18,...

Textron delivers 300th Citation CJ4

TEXTRON AVIATION announced on June 27, 2019, that it has delivered...

Swiss Air Force Challengers

Delivery of two Bombardier Challenger 604s to the Schweizer Luftwaffe...

America’s AIM-260 Joint Advanced Tactical Missile

Brigadier General Anthony Genatempo, Air Force Weapons Program...

Anatolian Eagle returns

Alan Warnes visited Konya Air Base in Turkey to report on this...

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Flight Simulation

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Wings Over Flanders Fields: Ultimate Edition

COMMS Dear PC Pilot Thanks for PC Pilot which I very much enjoy...

Nvidia GTX 1180 rumoured to touch down in July

According to a report on the Tom’s Hardware website, the first...

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Wildfire Warriors

Richard Benedikz travelled to Spain to discover how flight simulators are being used to improve safety in firefighting

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Upcoming Events

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Midlands Air Festival

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Alcester, United Kingdom

The main flying displays the organisers say will be on Saturday and Sunday. The event website also says: "Join us again for our fantastic classic air display in the stunning grounds of the Ragley Hall Estate. There will be a wide array displays including Warbirds, Classic Jets, Helicopters, amazing high energy aerobatics, aerial ballet, flying circus and some of the largest radio controlled models in the world, that are so big you can almost climb into them!
"There will also be parachute display teams plus the chance to get up close and personal to some of our display aircraft which will be landing on site on our own dedicated runway! Our flying display will be an exciting and entertaining mix, with even a small section dedicated to our younger visitors."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’

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La Ferté-Alais, France

The event website states: "Every morning, the public can get closer to the planes via the static exhibition and interact with the pilots and mechanics...The afternoon is specially dedicated to flight presentations with a show lasting more than 5 hours including around a hundred aircraft flying in the skies of Essonne. The show unfolds through thematic scenes the history of aeronautics, from the time of the pioneers to the latest generation of civil and military aircraft."