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Historic

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VICTORY 75: NORWEGIAN NEMESIS

To the victor, the spoils — but also, after the end of World War Two in Europe...

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DATABASE: FAIREY FIREFLY

Database puts the spotlight on Fairey Firefly...

A Big Spitfire Thank You

A major fundraising campaign for the NHS will make an airworthy reconnaissance Spitfire its centrepiece.

Was the world’s largest tank battle won in the air?

The Battle of Kursk involved over 6000 tanks. But high above them, writes Josie May, the tussle for air superiority played a critical role in the outcome.

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: The Elite Few

Andrew Thomas profiles the significant part played during th the Battle of Britain by graduates of the RAF College Cranwell...

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Military

An order for the Rafale is expected from Indonesia. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brandon Cribelar News Premium

EXCLUSIVE: Indonesia Rafale announcement imminent

Indonesia is set to purchase the Dassault Rafale multirole fighter according to Key.Aero sources, although the number, which was originally believed to be 30, has not been confirmed.

First two Croatian Black Hawks delivered

CROATIA HAS taken delivery of its first two Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks.

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NASA pilot reveals what the ER-2 is like to fly

What is involved in operating the NASA ER-2 at very high altitude? Mark Broadbent speaks with a pilot to find out

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Commercial

Biman Bounces Back

BIMAN BANGLADESH Airlines is to restart operations from Manchester....

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KLM: Future in Focus

To mark the airline’s centenary, KLM CEO Pieter Elbers visited...

Three Greens for Lufthansa

Lufthansa Technik has signed an agreement with Collins Aerospace...

Titan to Add Maiden Airbus A330

TITAN AIRWAYS is to introduce an Airbus A330-200

Spirited Deal for Airbus

SPIRIT AIRLINES and Airbus have agreed to an MoU to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family examples.

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Flight Simulation

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Baron’s Combat Corner: Part One

Falcon – A History of a classic combat flight simulation

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DCS: F-14 Tomcat

Is this the best module ever produced for DCS World?

PC Pilot Issue 122 Downloads

Specially selected videos and freeware downloads

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Duxford Flying Evening

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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."

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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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."

Duxford Flying Finale

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The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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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."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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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."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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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."