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Phantom on show in company car park

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom 71-0247 outside Ferra Aerospace...

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Pélican on its way back to France

Caudron C.510 Pélican SE-AGA in Sweden prior to its journey...

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Argentine Mirage restored for static display

Dassault Mirage IIIC C-702 has been refurbished and erected on...

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Delaying THE INEVITABLE

Michael Claringbould and Peter Ingman assess early Japanese operations...

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NO TRAFFIC JAMS

MANY PEOPLE HAVE ESTABLISHED RECORDS FROM JOHN O’ GROATS TO...

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Military

HX-21 bids fond farewell to historic Sea King

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) revealed on January 6 that it has retired a historic Sikorsky NVH-3A Sea King, which spent 32 years supporting the development of the US’ presidential helicopter fleet

Saudi Arabia’s GBU-39 SDB I purchase approved by US

The US has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale of 3,000 GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb I (SDB I) munitions to Saudi Arabia, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on December 29

Qatar’s first two NH90s take flight

Leonardo revealed on December 23 that the first two NHIndustries NH90 medium-lift utility helicopters for the Qatar Emiri Air Force had completed their maiden flights in France and Italy, respectively

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Commercial

New generation jet trainer

Alexander Mladenov attended the roll-out ceremony of the L-39NG,...

Pakistan provides security for Nigerian JF-17 contract

The Pakistani government has approved a $183 million sovereign...

New Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte DA40 NG

New Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte DA40NG 3H-DA in the static...

UK government requests 16 more Chinooks

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress...

Real-time flutter

Research involving Embraer has assessed wing flutter in real...

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Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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 VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."