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Historic

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Good Times over the Gulf Coast

‘Promoted’ to its current status four years ago, the Commemorative...

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Supermarine Swift put on display with Vulcan to the Sky Trust

Personnel from Jet Art Aviation remove Swift WK275 from its position...

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French museum works on Nord Noratlas

Nord 2501 Noratlas 160 has recently undergone some refurbishment...

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Six C-27 Spartans on their way to US museum

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk N906KM is next in line to be restored. ...

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F-16 becomes roundabout ‘gate guardian’

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon J-246 was positioned on...

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Military

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Swedish tanker times

Some 20,000ft above northern Sweden, Björn Rüdén joins the Swedish Air Force's dedicated tanker ...

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Airbus opens up

After a gap of three years, Airbus held its three-day Trade Media Briefing for military aviation journalists from all over the world.

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The Arctic transporters

The 139th Airlift Squadron – part of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing – is probably the only flying unit that operates at opposite ends of the world.

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Commercial

Finland fighter procurement request for quotations

In April, Finland’s HX fighter procurement programme asked...

Ka-226T configuration finalised

Russian Helicopters announced on April 11, 2018, that the Indian...

New US spy-plane at Mildenhall

Unusual visitor to RAF Mildenhall on May 3 was this US Special...

Teaming with the S-100

Airbus says its manned-unmanned teaming capability demonstrated...

Lease trends

Industry consultancy IBA says the leasing market for single-aisle...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

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."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

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

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."