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Antarctic pioneer returning to Washington

Fairchild FC-2W2 NX8006 ‘Stars And Stripes’ at the Virginia...

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Starfighter returns to gate guard ‘duty’

After a year of restoration work, Lockheed F-104A Starfighter...

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Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor on static display at Kalamazoo

Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor N4819 on display at Kalamazoo’s Air Zoo...

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False Alarm

Andy Hay artwork of a Whirlwind that took part in an operation...

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Successful first flight for Dixie Wing Kingcobra

Jim Dale flying the CAF Dixie Wing’s Kingcobra. CAF-JOHN WILLHOFF...

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Military

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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France's 'Big Stick'

As the Forces Aériennes Stratégiques begins its 56th year of continuous operations, Sébastien Buyck examines the capabilities of the air force’s arm of the French nuclear triad.

nEUROn completes fifth flight test campaign

Dassault Aviation’s nEUROn has completed its fifth flight test campaign, continuing to support the development of the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, or FCAS).

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Commercial

P&W Military Engines follows up $2 billion F135 contract award with new initiatives

An F135 engine on one of Pratt & Whitney’s assembly lines....

Born in the east, made in the south

Mark Ayton spoke with members of Lockheed Martin’s T-50A team...

ACH130 at EBACE 2018

The first ACH130 delivered since the launch of Airbus Corporate...

Low-cost longhaul 787s

Boeing MORE BOEING 787 Dreamliners are to be used for the...

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London City breaks records

NEWS UK London City Airport has had its busiest bank holiday...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Guernsey Battle of Britain Air Display

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Guernsey, United Kingdom

The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - Arctic Thunder Air Show 2024

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Anchorage, United States

US military airshow

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."

Sywell 2024

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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."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."