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‘Freedom Fighter’ to fly in Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection (Forsvarets flysamling)...

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EARLY ALPHA JET TO TOULOUSE

Despite ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

DR ROBERT PLEMING 1951-2021 Dr Robert Pleming FRAeS, chairman...

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Skywriters

In association with…WRITE TO: Aeroplane, Key Publishing Ltd,...

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‘BEVS’ IN THE CONGO

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Beverley ops The Congo crisis of...

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THE WAY OVER THE WAVES

PIONEERS Lisbon-Madeira flightA century ago, four men took off...

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DATABASE

BRITISH SWEPT-WING RESEARCH JETS 15 IN-DEPTH PAGESWhen...

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Jindivik for Newark

Following a collection review by Aerospace Bristol, a GAF Jindivik...

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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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NIGHTLIFE

RAF IN THE COLD WAR Meteor NF pilotBy the late 1950s, even the...

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AEROPLANE

A magnificent stack of RAF Buccaneer S2Bs, mounted in March 1994...

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AEROPLANE meets MATT JONES

The managing director of the Boultbee Flight Academy took an...

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OBLIVION AWAITS ANOTHER HISTORIC AIRLINER

Although externally this ex-VIP Douglas DC-8 looks to be in good...

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WORKSHOP RISING AGAIN

One of the most famous Dutch fighters of all time, the Fokker...

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 Information for the traveller. A fantastic history of the...

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Dash 8-400 build suspended

DE HAVILLAND Aircraft of Canada has confirmed it will temporarily...

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Eastern Bloc Party: Part one

More than 30 years on from the collapse of the USSR, Keith Otto peers over Berlin Walls and through Iron Curtains for a look back at the airlines of the Eastern Bloc in this two-part feature

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What the Brexit deal means for the aviation industry

Keith Nuthall wades through the 1,200-page Brexit deal to help establish what the divorce papers mean for the aviation industry

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How Asia-Pacific airlines can bounce back from COVID-19

Gordon Smith joined a roundtable discussion with Subhas Menon, director general of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) to learn how the region’s carriers can bounce back from the challenges of 2020

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Scotland the brave: Loganair CEO interview

Since Flybe’s collapse, Loganair is now officially the UK’s largest regional carrier. Thomas Haynes spoke to Jonathan Hinkles, the airline’s chief executive, to find out how the firm hopes to buck the trends created by those that have come before

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Air safety: Captain ‘ignored landing gear warnings’

A Kalitta Charters II Boeing 727-200(F) landed at Tuscaloosa National Airport with its nose gear retracted after its captain continued with his approach despite automated alerts, the US National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) has found.

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Rex joins the jet age

Chris Frame caught up with John Sharp, Rex’s deputy chairman, to learn more about the Australian regional carrier’s jet-setting plans

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Xian MA60: Modern Ark, classic design

Improving on the tried, tested and trusted doesn’t come without trials and tribulations, as many well-known brands have discovered (New Coke, anyone?). With that in mind, Daniel Johnston travels to Laos to sample Xian’s take on a Soviet stalwart

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Airliner World April 2021: Preservation news

Germany’s last two Boeing 707s – the only 707-400s still in existence – are facing an uncertain future as their resident airports have either closed or are unwilling to continue funding maintenance of the jets.

 

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