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Historic

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Coningham’s travelling circus

Air Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham must be counted among the greatest architects of tactical air power...

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Slain giant: Caproni Ca.60

Gianni Caproni's idea was the right one...

Dutch DC-3 to fly passengers in the UK

DDA Classic Airlines from the Netherlands will be flying passengers from Cambridge in Douglas DC-3 PH-PBA in July.

Advanced Air Striking Force tribute to go ahead

The Conde-Vraux Aviation Museum near Reims, France, will host a ceremony on May 17 to mark the 80th anniversary of the Advanced Air Striking Force’s attempt to counter the German invasion of 1940.

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FlyPast April 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Military

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Cold War fast jet pilot Ian Black on flying Bosnian night CAP missions

In the second of a two-part feature, noted Cold War fast jet pilot Ian Black takes us back into the war-torn skies of Bosnia as he battles the darkness, deteriorating weather, St Elmo’s Fire and flooded runways

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Flying with the Germans on a live-fire exercise over Sweden

We joined the German Air Force Weapons School as it carried out part of the instructor course at the Vidsel Test Range in Sweden, where crews trained in the employment of missiles, bombs and guns

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Inside Ukraine's extensive but ageing air defence system

As Russian military forces maintain their strong presence along the Ukrainian border and tensions continue to rise, we provide an in-depth overview of Ukraine's extensive air defence system - which was strengthened significantly since Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in 2014, but still faces a crisis with its ageing fighter fleet

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Commercial

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Vistara Chooses Changi

THE JOINT venture airline between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines,...

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Panamanian Perfection

The Central American nation of Panama has been experiencing an...

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Carlisle: Gateway to the Lakes

On July 4, 2019, after a gap of 26 years, commercial airline...

Made in England: Tempest

In the final part of a two-part feature dedicated to the UK Tempest...

IDAG orders three MD 350F helicopters

IDAG orders three MD 350F helicopters The three new MD530Fs...

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Flight Simulation

SIAI-Marchetti SF-260 for X-Plane

JRollon Planes has announced the release of SIAI-Marchetti SF-260...

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Drzewiecki Design’s Seattle City XP

ADD-ON FOR X-PLANE 11 X-Plane 11’s default city now available...

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Norway Flight Adventure

Peter Stark explores the Piper PA-31 Navajo.

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Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

ILA Berlin

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Schönefeld, Germany

The event website states: "ILA Berlin features the entire value chain and every tier of the aerospace industry, from Aviation, Space and Defence & Support, to Advanced Air Mobility and the Supplier sector."

19 Wing Comox Air Show

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Comox, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

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."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."