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Historic

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SWEEPING THE SKY

Andrew Thomas examines the history of 40 Squadron...

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FlyPast reviews our pick of the things to spend your money on...

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SYWELL’S SPANISH Invasion

Darren Harbar explores the UK’s blossoming Hispano Aviación Buchón population, while Gary Brown uncovers the history of the fleet

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HERDING BRONCOS AT CHINO

A restored Bronco recently returned to the air in California...

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South American Eagle

Tony Butler shares the story of the twin-engine I.A.e 30 Ñancú...

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Military

T-7A Red Hawk Feature Premium

An in-depth look at USAF's upcoming T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer

The USAF’s new advanced training aircraft, the T-7A Red Hawk, honours one of its most distinguished squadrons. Tom Kaminski provides a timely update of the type’s upcoming arrival in service

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Cold War fast jet pilot Ian Black on preparing for Bosnian night CAP

In the first of a two-part feature, respected Cold War fast jet pilot Ian Black reveals his thoughts and fears as he prepares for a nocturnal Combat Air Patrol through the war-torn skies of Bosnia

USMC one step closer to deploying the F-35C aboard carriers

VMFA-314 complete final integrated training cycle with CSG 3 and are now one step closer to being the first USMC unit to deploy aboard a carrier with the F-35C

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Commercial

Argentina re-engines Pucará

IA-58H Pucará prototype AX-561 has been given a smart new coat...

Greece takes delivery of Kiowa Warriors

The United States Army announced on June 5, 2019, it has delivered...

Hermes on patrol

The Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol variant has recently been deployed...

A380

COMMERCIAL HEAVIES: AIRBUS A380 Does the A380 have a future...

Japan National Police Agency orders a Bell 412EPX

A CEREMONY held at the Paris Air Show on June 19, 2019, celebrated...

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Sim Q&A

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Eagle Dynamics’ DCS World 2.5

A new phase

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Challenging Airports - Lord Howe Island (YLHI)

Challenging Airports - Lord Howe Island (YLHI), Australia

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Upcoming Events

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 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."

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 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."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

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."