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Historic

GEORGE ELLIS 1947-2019

George Ellis celebrates the first post-restoration flight of...

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DH DRAGON RAPIDE

HOOKS’ TOURS A further helping of beautiful DH89s from our...

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THE ARCHERFIELD IGLOO

WW2 HISTORY Qantas B-24 turrets When, spurred by Charles Lindbergh,...

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Shooting Star from the Skunk Works

LOCKHEED P-80 America was slow to grasp the advantages of...

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Sharpening its Claws

The Panther in the Korean War Warren E Thompson tells how...

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Military

RAF Eurofighter in Oman News Premium

UK defence exports dependent on aerospace sector

The UK’s reliance on its aerospace industry to secure defence exports has been highlighted in a report by UK Defence and Security Exports which detailed that 91% of combined order or contract value from 2011-2020 came from the sector

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Combat Aircraft Journal December 2021

The full issue in page-turning format

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RNLAF's final KDC-10 tanker leaves the Netherlands

The Royal Netherlands Air Force sole remaining McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 tanker - serial T-235 - departed Eindhoven Air Base in the Netherlands for the US on October 25, as it heads to its new civil-based owner on the other side of the Atlantic

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Commercial

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RIAT Update

A fly-past to mark the 70th anniversary of the NATO alliance...

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GLOBAL RETRO SCHEMES GUIDE

Aviation News brings you the first part of a guide to all the...

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Dakotas Gather for D-Day Anniversary

Some of the Dakotas that gathered at Duxford in early June. ...

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Great Dane Bounds onto the Scene

Great Dane Airlines Embraer 195, OY-GDA, is the first aircraft...

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Tu-134 Retired by Alrosa

Russian operator Alrosa withdrew its sole Tupolev Tu-134B, RA-65693...

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Flight Simulation

DCS: Spitfire LF Mk. IX

Eagle Dynamics has announced that DCS: Spitfire LF Mk IX is available...

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Flight Sim Labs A320-X

The A320 is an incredibly complex aircraft and to try to replicate that inside FSX is insanely difficult. Working backwards to produce a flyable aircraft is rather like herding cats – potentially fantastic, but probably a bit fruitless. Flight Sim Labs however like fruitless. The question is, how good is its A320?

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Worldflight 2016

Team Jet Sim took on a challenge to virtually circumnavigate the globe in a full-sized Boeing 737-800 simulator in seven days

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Upcoming Events

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."

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

Major airshow

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, 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."

AIRPOWER24

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Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.