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P163: MACH 2 RESEARCH AIRCRAFT

DATAFILE Saunders-Roe produced several further mixed-power proposals...

LIGHTER LUFTHANSA CLASSICS GO TO QUAX-FLIEGER

On 31 July it was officially announced that Messerschmitt Bf...

CRASH MEMORIAL UNVEILED AT TANGMERE

A memorial to the seven crew of a Handley Page Halifax that crashed...

Flight Line

Recollections and reflections — a seasoned reporter’s view...

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Seafires on ‘Dragoon’

By comparison with D-Day, Operation ‘Dragoon’, August 1944’s...

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 70

Welcome to the 70th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here

Exclusive video of B-1B airborne refuelling mission

Go behind the scenes with Key.Aero to RAF Mildenhall and onboard a 100ARW KC-135 performing an air-to-air refuelling mission in support of the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron carrying out a Bomber Task Force Europe mission from RAF Fairford.

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Exclusive: RAF bases record hundreds of bird strikes or near-misses

More than 250 bird strikes or near-misses have been recorded at Royal Air Force (RAF) bases in the Southern and Eastern Regions since 2017, including a high of 73 incidents reported by RAF aircrews in 2020, with a further 46 up to October 28 this year

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Commercial

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Tapping Portugal’s Potential

Since privatisation three years ago, the Portuguese national...

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Turboprops for TAROM

TAROM HAS agreed to take nine ATR 72-600s on lease from Nordic...

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NEOs to the Faroes

ATLANTIC AIRWAYS has signed a purchase agreement for two Airbus...

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Emirates Reveals Shortest A380 Route

OFFICIALS AT Muscat International have welcomed news that Emirates...

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WestJet Link Marks Successful First Year

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Flight Simulation

Introducing the MilViz FG-1D Corsair

One of the most iconic aircraft from the Pacific theatre of World War Two, the Chance Vought Corsair was also arguably one of the best performing.

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787 Immersion

Effects for the QualityWings Ultimate 787 EFFECTS ADD-ON...

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MyAustrian Virtual

A VA filled with Austrian charm VIRTUAL AIRLINES The...

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Upcoming Events

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Midlands Air Festival

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Alcester, United Kingdom

The main flying displays the organisers say will be on Saturday and Sunday. The event website also says: "Join us again for our fantastic classic air display in the stunning grounds of the Ragley Hall Estate. There will be a wide array displays including Warbirds, Classic Jets, Helicopters, amazing high energy aerobatics, aerial ballet, flying circus and some of the largest radio controlled models in the world, that are so big you can almost climb into them!
"There will also be parachute display teams plus the chance to get up close and personal to some of our display aircraft which will be landing on site on our own dedicated runway! Our flying display will be an exciting and entertaining mix, with even a small section dedicated to our younger visitors."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’

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La Ferté-Alais, France

The event website states: "Every morning, the public can get closer to the planes via the static exhibition and interact with the pilots and mechanics...The afternoon is specially dedicated to flight presentations with a show lasting more than 5 hours including around a hundred aircraft flying in the skies of Essonne. The show unfolds through thematic scenes the history of aeronautics, from the time of the pioneers to the latest generation of civil and military aircraft."