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Historic

FlyPast Podcast Episode 1

In Episode 1, FlyPast Editor Chris, Key.Aero editor Hans and Assistant Editor Tara discuss their aviation heroes, favourite historic aeroplanes, and what it's like to fly in a Spitfire...

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The woman who helped make the Hurricane

Meet Elizabeth ‘Elsie’ MacGill, the woman who battled sexism and polio in order to become an engineer, businesswoman… and the first female aviation engineer in the world

Historic Aviation Quiz

It's the second historic quiz of December!

Chuck Yeager, 1923 – 2020

The pioneering US test pilot, the first person to break the sound barrier, has died aged 97.

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Pocket Rocket

Pilot report by Pfalz D.VIII

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Military

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An insight to the Lightning carrier concept aboard the USS Tripoli

As the USMC conducts tests for the Lightning Carrier concept aboard the USS Tripoli (LHA-7), Combat Aircraft Journal gains insight from the leaders involved

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Irish Air Corps to potentially become Irish Air Force

It is understood that the Irish Air Corps will likely transition into an independent air component – potentially titled the Irish Air Force – in the near future

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Brazil’s 1st GDA: maintaining the F-5EM and preparing for the Gripen

Combat Aircraft Journal reports on Brazil’s 1st Air defense group, its fleet of F-5EMs and its preparation for the F-39E Gripen

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Commercial

ICAO adopts ‘Take Off’ giudelines to get aviation industry flying again!

On June 1 the ICAO Council adopted a new report and recommendations...

Appointments

Looking for a new job? Visit www.airportsinternational.com/recruitment...

Tegel gets temporary reprieve

Berlin’s Tegel Airport (IATA: TXL) will revert to its October...

Hellas Highlights

Tom Allett examines how Fraport, the operator of 14 Greek airports,...

Prototype aircraft tow tractors on trial

The prototypes of two fully electric aircraft pushback tractors...

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Flight Simulation

Bergen Upgraded

Aerosoft has released version 1.03 of the X-Plane 11 version of Bergen XP.

PMDG 737NGXu 600/700 Expansion Pack Out Now

PMDG has released the 737NGXu 600/700 Expansion Package for Lockheed Martin Prepar3D v4.4+.

Orbx Arrives in the Sushine State

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Florida for X-Plane 11 is released.

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Upcoming Events

Abingdon Air & Country Show

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."