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Historic

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Battle of Britain at 80: Pick Your Battle

The Battle of Britain that ended up being fought bore little relation...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Flying Hurricane R4118

When James Brown bought Hurricane I R4118, being to fly this Battle of Britain combat veteran himself was a well-formed plan, but still a long way off. Now, he’s doing just that. This is the story of how he’s gone about it

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AEROPLANE MEETS... Mike Searle

He flew the last airworthy Sunderland, he raced a Spitfire...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Ninety Seconds of Carnage

The only mission the Boulton Paul Defiants of No 141 Squadron flew...

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Aeroplane News from September 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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Military

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An in-depth profile of the MV-22 Osprey

As the MV-22 Osprey becomes more and more embedded into US Marine Corps’ aviation tactics, Joe Copalman explains how through time the Osprey community has matured, how it stays modern and diversifies to ever-changing threats

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In pictures: Islamabad Hoppers

Many of the aircraft involved in the Afghanistan evacuations had to hop over to Islamabad Airport in Pakistan to refuel, which is where Snappers Crew’s Hassan Ali Khan caught them

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Analysis: A new chapter for the Hellenic Air Force

After delivery of the first six Rafale DG/EGs to 332 Mira of the Hellenic Air Force, Babak Taghvaee reports on the future of the squadron and the fate of its Mirage 2000-SG3s

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Commercial

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Air Dolomiti: Universally European

Air Dolomiti is perhaps better equipped than ever to protect its niche...

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Finnair: Sustainable Success

Finnair CEO Topi Manner is preparing to launch an ambitious five-year plan...

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AIR International January 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

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Chantilly Cream of the Crop

Dulles International Airport promised much but initially struggled to lure passengers from its downtown Washington DC rival...

‘Longreach’ for the Skies

It was the world’s longest passenger flight in distance and duration...

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Flight Simulation

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PC Pilot Issue 124 Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! Here's a round up of what PC Pilot has been asked lately!

DCS Viper and Hornet Update

Following the early access release of the Viper, Eagle Dynamics (ED) is now focusing on the most pressing bugs and new features for the Hornet and Viper.

Bahrain for X-Plane

Scenery developer JustAsia has released OBBI – Bahrain Intl Airport & City for X-Plane 11.

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Upcoming Events

NAS Oceana Air Show

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Virginia Beach, United States

US Navy airshow

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

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.

RAF Cosford Air Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The airshow website says: "This year’s theme is ‘Take Flight.’ Kickstart your interest in a career in the RAF, and develop an understanding of what the Service does for the defence of the United Kingdom. Get close to the cutting edge of technology with RAF aircraft & unique attractions across the showground, and immerse yourself in a thrilling, action-packed flying display programme. The RAF Cosford Air Show is the only remaining RAF-organised Air Show. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the RAF as well as an exciting summer day out for the whole family."

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."