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Historic

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Meteor NF.11 completed at Old Sarum

Meteor NF.11 WD686 after restoration at Old Sarum. HUGH TREVOR-BDAC...

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Seaplane replica taking shape in Denmark

The fuselage framework of the Tekniske Museum’s FF.49C project...

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Italian amphibian to fly in Germany

SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera N918NS is a recent arrival at Paderborn....

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IN FOR THE LONG HAUL

LAST OF THE LINE DAKOTA DAKOTAS JOINED THE RAF IN 1943 AND...

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Submarine Detective

Fairey Gannet This month’s Andy Hay artwork provides examples...

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Military

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The story of Boeing's problematic KC-46 Pegasus programme

Over budget and besieged with problems, Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus continues to come under scrutiny. Tom Kaminski provides a timely update

Belgium deploys A400M for first international exercise

The Belgian Air Component conducted its first international A400M exercise during October 11-25, this is after a detachment of 148 military personnel and two Airbus A400M Atlas transport aircraft from the 15th Airlift Wing participated in the Airlift Block Training (ABT) at Pisa Air Base, Italy

Behind the scenes of a 100 squadron hot bombing mission

Recently Key.Aero joined 100 Squadron for Operation Flash Strike at both RAF Leeming, Yorkshire, and the Ministry of Defence’s Donna Nook Weapons Range in Lincolnshire. Operation Flash Strike saw a total of 16 3kg practice bombs dropped from the Hawk T1 at Donna Nook range against fictitious adversary threats provided by the JTACS throughout two sorties

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Commercial

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Ultra-low Emission Zone Announced at Heathrow

THE UK’S only hub airport has announced tough plans to protect...

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Frankfurt Airport Celebrates Expansion Milestone

OPERATING COMPANY Fraport has laid the cornerstone of Frankfurt...

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Nashville Added to Spirit Network

THE US city of Nashville is set to welcome one of the country’s...

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The Jewel of Africa

Snapshot Zimbabwe was once dubbed the ‘Jewel of Africa’ for...

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UK Visitors

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports...

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Flight Simulation

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Innsbruck for Aerofly FS2

Orbx start to populate the world of Aerofly FS SCENERY ADD-ON...

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Upgrading Your PC

Jessica Bannister-Pearce describes her new custom-built PC ...

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Prepar3D Version 4

Preparing for the future Ever since Lockheed Martin...

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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."

Shuttleworth Family Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Interactive ground activities on Saturday 10th, followed by a stunning air show on Sunday 11th. Enjoy a weekend of activities for the whole family including a thrilling air display, outdoor cinema, flight simulators, funfair with carousel and Ferris wheel, playground, children’s activities, and more!"

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".

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."

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."

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."