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Historic

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Living History: Twin-Seat Hurricane

The dream of a passenger flight in a Hurricane has recently become reality, thanks to world-leading restorers of the type, Hawker Restorations. With its unique two-seat conversion taking to the skies earlier this year, Darren Harbar finds out more…

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RESTORATION SCENE: Aardvark Down!

Netherlands-based Robert Soek has almost finished restoring...

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INSIDE STORIES: LUFTWAFFE AIR-SEA RESCUE

By the outbreak of World War Two, the Luftwaffe managed to field an effective air-sea rescue organisation...

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Colourful Skies

As British aviation art publisher the Military Gallery marks an important birthday...

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A HUMBLE AND SINCERE TRIBUTE…

What is arguably the world’s largest collection of Battle of Britain items...

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Military

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Inside the Irish Air Corps: The helicopters of No 3 Ops Wing

From airlifting premature babies to fighting fires and conducting anti-terrorism operations, the IAC’s No 3 Ops Wing has a diverse range of responsibilities. Josef Campion reports

AERALIS reveals innovative modular jet at DIMDEX 2022 with Emir of Qatar present

British military jet developer, AERALIS revealed two full-scale replica jets during a ceremony at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) 2022 at Qatar's National Convention Centre on March 21

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 85

Welcome to the 85th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

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Commercial

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COVID-19: UK Seeks United Approach

Like the rest of Europe, the UK is grapping with the effects of COVID-19...

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Airliner World 250: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Former editor Craig West takes a casual meander back through his time at the helm of Airliner World...

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Tour de Force: The British Airtours Story Part 2

In the second of two parts, David Ransted concludes the story of British Airtours...

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COVID-19: The Picture Down Under

While Australia and New Zealand are relatively isolated geographically,...

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Airliner World 250: Twenty-one years of departures

The Airliner World team reflects on the aircraft we’ve loved...

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Flight Simulation

New Stationair Takes Flight in X-Plane

Carenado has announced the CT206H Stationair for X-Plane 11 is out.

Atlanta for X-Plane Released

imagineSim has announced KATL Atlanta 2019 X-Plane 11.

Microsoft Flight Simulator November 7 Insider Update

The Microsoft development team has released additional screenshots of its upcoming flight simulator.

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Upcoming Events

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 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 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."

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."

Wales Airshow

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Swansea, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "Over two days, some of the best pilots and flying display in the world use the natural amphitheatre of Swansea Bay to show their stuff, pulling off incredible aerial acrobatics. From jets to helicopters, it’s two days of the year not to be missed. And even better – it’s free!"

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."