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Historic

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Sub Hunters of the North

Derived from the Bristol Britannia, the four-engined Canadair...

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Friends and allies

Andy Hay artwork of an RB-66B based in the UK in the 1960s ...

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RAF Maritime Shackleons - ’Growlers’ on the Prowl

The different variants and operational service of the RAF’s maritime Shackletons are detailed by Dr Kevin Wright.

DOGFIGHT DUO

Fw 190 and Spitfire IX: famed adversaries of the Second World...

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Dismantling of Ardmore Freighter begins

In late March at Ardmore Airport, Auckland, Bristol 170 Freighter...

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Military

Ivory Coast takes delivery of two Mi-8Ps

The Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) has taken delivery of a pair of second-hand Mil Mi-8P Hip medium-lift transport helicopters.

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Felon: Imposter or the Real Deal?

The Sukhoi Su-57 ‘Felon’ was originally conceived in an effort to compete against the Lockheed Martin’s F-22 and F-35. Known as the PAK-FA, its development has progressed at a relatively slow pace — but has it matured as a force to be reckoned with?

FLRAA: Modernising the Army

As part of the US Army’s large-scale recapitalisation of its aviation assets, it’s preparing to choose its next-generation medium-lift helicopter under the FLRAA programme, as Khalem Chapman reports.

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Commercial

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Seven Up for Emirates

Emirates’ meteoric growth continues with the airline launching...

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ATR Goes Big in Japan

Asia/Pacific ATR IS celebrating the placement of its first ATR...

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Brexit Warning from Airbus

AIRBUS HAS warned that “severe negative consequences” of...

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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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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Airshow London, Canada

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London, Canada

Major airshow

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show

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Bellevue, 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."

AIRPOWER24

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Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.