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Historic

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Record-breaking Yak formation in Spain

Nine Yakovlev Yak-52s flew together from Casarrubios aerodrome...

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Dutch ‘Colt’ restored in Chinese colours

The Cold War Museum’s newly restored Antonov An-2 on display...

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LIBERATING COMPANIONS

MANY SOUFFAN, ALAIN FAGES AND YVES DONJON PAY TRIBUTE TO FRANCE’S...

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NIGHT Hunters

WITH NO LESS THAN 20 ‘ACES’ IN THE UNIT, 85 SQUADRON WAS...

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UNITED FORCE

IMAGES FROM THE LATE WG CDR GORDON HAYWOOD’S COLLECTION PRESENTING...

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Military

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Space: The next frontier

In summer 2019, the Ministry of Defence outlined an ambitious space programme...

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Postcard from Prague-Kbely

Bernd Kienle provides a photographic report from the 24. základna dopravního letectva (24. zDL, 24th Transport Aviation Base)
in Prague-Kbely

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AMX in Afghanistan

The Italian Air Force’s Task Group Black Cats were among the unsung heroes of the operation over Afghanistan

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Commercial

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Airbus Deliveries

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo....

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Bombardier’s Network Builder

Revealed to the world in November 1997, the Bombardier Q400 –...

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Ready for Business

Embraer’s senior management team is confident certification...

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Global Fleet Care Expansion

Boeing and Turkish Technic have signed a Global Fleet Care supplier...

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American Lease

Seen in Palma de Mallorca on May 19, Arizona-based Swift Air’s...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Southport Air Show

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Southport, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment! If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!"

AERO Friedrichshafen

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Friedrichshafen, Germany

The event website states: "The 30th edition of AERO Friedrichshafen, Europe’s most important trade show for general aviation, will take place in April 2024. More than 700 exhibitors from about 38 countries will be presenting the industry’s latest innovations in one of the world’s most modern exhibition centers which has direct access to Friedrichshafen Airport."

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships