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Historic

Hawker Sea Fury in Duxford crash

Pilot and passenger injured as vintage Sea Fury T.20 comes down shortly after take-off.

82 Years of the Spitfire at Duxford

On August 4, 1938, the operational history of the Spitfire began with Duxford’s No. 19 Squadron

Shuttleworth hosts revolutionary drive-in airshow

Historic aviation events are back, social distance style! But don’t worry if you missed it – we went along and videoed it

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Ilyushin Il-2: the aircraft that outnumbered the Spitfire and Hurricane

Joseph Stalin called it the aircraft “as essential to the Red Army as air and bread” and a formation of them once took out 70 tanks in 20 minutes. So why does it feel like the world has forgotten the Ilyushin Il-2?

Battle of Britain event is back!

Aero Legends returns in Kent on September 25-27 with socially distanced show still allowing for 10,000 people per day.

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Military

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The military ISR applications of the Global Express family

The sale of five ex-RAF Sentinel R1s to Raytheon USA/Bombardier rather than be scrapped has focused AFM's attention on the military ISR applications of the Global Express family. Key.Aero reports

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Combat Aircraft Journal April 2022

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USAF risks bearing costs of future KC-46 delays

The US Government Accountability Office has recommended that the US Air Force fully test the KC-46A tanker programme’s remote vision system before the technology enters service in order to address previously highlighted deficiencies

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Commercial

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Now that’s an Airport Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Liverpool John Lennon Airport has a little more to offer the aviation enthusiast than your average hotel...

Surfing the Air Waves

Pilots flying the Airbus Perlan II see the curvature of the Earth from their cockpit...

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Jewel in Singapore’s Crown

Designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, Changi Airport’s latest arrival...

Rotors over the Kruger

With just four full-time helicopter pilots, the South African National Parks Air Wing punches above its weight...

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Aviation News January 2020

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Flight Simulation

VFR Real Scenery NexGen 3D – Vol. 4: Scotland Out Now

Just Flight has released VFR Real Scenery NexGen 3D – Vol. 4: Scotland Out Now.

FSDG LITE – Enfidha Out Now

Flight Sim Development Group (FSDG) has released the ‘LITE’ version of Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport (DTNH) in Tunisia.

ERJ Family Upgraded

X-Crafts has announced version 1.14 of the ERJ Family for X-Plane is now available.

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Upcoming Events

IWM Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." 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."

IWM 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."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".