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Historic

Historic Aviation Quiz

Woohoo! Welcome to this week's Historic Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your historic aircraft? Test your skills here!

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A century of air forces

In this first instalment, we look into the 100-year-old stories of two of the world’s most war-involved air forces…

CAPTAIN SIR TOM MOORE, 1920-2021

War veteran, incredible fund-raiser and all-round hero passes away at the age of 100

Messerschmitt Bf 109 VS. Bell P-39 Airacobra

Messerschmitt Bf 109 VS. Bell P-39 Airacobra - how do the two match up?

Wally’s War

In this week’s MyPast, we hear part 2 of Wally Layne’s wartime story. David Layne tells of some of his father’s key movements before the events that lead to his unfortunate capture…

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Military

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Canada's CC-295 programme suffers as IOC delayed by up to four years

The initial operational capability date for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s growing fleet of new Airbus CC-295 Kingfisher fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft has been delayed from this summer to the 2025-2026 timeframe

Draken Europe's L-159E ALCAs en route to Teesside

Just over a month after the announcement of Draken Europe’s three-year £100m interim contract providing red air ‘aggressor’ training to the RAF on April 8, two of the eight Aero Vodochody L-159E ALCA are expected to touch down today at Draken’s facility, Teesside International Airport in Northern England

Ten Maryland ANG A-10Cs deploy to Europe

Ten US Air Force (USAF)-operated Fairchild-Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II close air support/attack aircraft belonging to the Maryland Air National Guard arrived at Keflavik, Iceland, on May 5, before moving deeper into Europe.

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Commercial

World's First Airbus A330 Retired

The first Airbus A330 to enter commercial service has been retired by Cathay Dragon following 24 years of operation.

How well do you know for commercial aviation?

Back by popular demand, have a go at our latest commercial aviation general knowledge quiz!

Fifty facts about Concorde

It did 250mph at take-off, 17 miles to the gallon per passenger – and once had to fly a haggis to Bahrain…

Oneworld New Member Revealed

Alaska Airlines has joined the global airline alliance oneworld, becoming its 14th member carrier.

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35 Years of Ryanair – the Airline You Love to Hate

In July 1985, Irish budget airline Ryanair began operations. From a single turboprop to a fleet of 273 aircraft, Thomas Haynes details its sometimes-controversial history and meteoric rise to the top

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Flight Simulation

747 Classic New Previews

Just Flight has released new ‘in development images of its upcoming 747 Classic.

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Just Fight’s Robin DR400

A detailed package that’s going for a song…

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Baron’s Combat Corner

Tools of the trade…

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Upcoming Events

IWM Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

IWM Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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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."

Duxford Flying Finale

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The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".