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Historic

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Building on Boeing’s bomber experience

AEROPLANE DEVELOPMENT BOEING C- 97 The United States’...

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Another two-seat Spitfire flies

FOLLOWING a three-year reconstruction into two-seat configuration...

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Another Stinson ‘Gullwing’ airborne in UK

FOLLOWING assembly, in-depth inspection and repair where necessary...

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Combat vet P-51D arrives at Sywell

George R. Vanden Heuvel waves from the back seat of his old Mustang...

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Clandestine missions and the ‘Berlin for Lunch Bunch’

The ‘Flint Stone’ (later ‘Rivet Stem’) C-97G 52-2687...

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Military

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East Sale's Trainer Transition

Patrick Dirksen and Frank Mink were invited to Royal Australian Air Force Base East Sale, Victoria, to witness operations by the PC-21 and learn more about the benefits of the new training system that comes with it.

USAF introduces Jolly Green II, awards LRIP Lot 2 contract

The US Air Force (USAF) has named the HH-60W – its new combat rescue helicopter – and has awarded Sikorsky a second Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract as flight-testing continues.

Dragon Lady completes SYERS-2C upgrades

The latest variant of Collins Aerospace’s Senior Year Electro-optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS) sensor, SYERS-2C, has completed flight testing and its first deployment on a USAF Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady.

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Commercial

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EBACE 2018

New aircraft launches dominated the headlines at the European...

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WestJet’s New Look

The Canadian low-cost carrier has offered a first look at its...

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Air Safety

Reports and details of recent incidents. Frankfurt Fire...

BelugaXL ground tests

The nose of the first Airbus BelugaXL F-WBXL was lifted off the...

MUX UAV requirements

The US Marine Corps remains on track for a 2020 down-select for...

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Flight Simulation

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."