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Sturmovik repainted as work continues at Pima Air Museum

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE The always impressive...

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Just a SPROG pilot

POST WAR DAKOTA ADVENTURE HAVING BEFRIENDED FORMER RAF PILOT...

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Naval Runabout

The RAF wasn’t the only military operator of the Dragon Rapide...

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Hurricane Heaven at Shuttleworth Airshow

The Shuttleworth Collection’s Military Airshow cemented its place in both aviation record books and folklore with no fewer than seven Hawker Hurricanes attending. Jamie Ewan reports

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PIONEERING SPIRIT

SAUNDERS–ROE SKEETER The Saunders-Roe Skeeter was a post-war...

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Military

Avro Vulcan pilot John LeBrun on bomb loads

Whilst the Vulcan was capable of carrying conventional payloads, it originally formed the backbone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent, as retired Vulcan pilot John LeBrun discusses

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RAF Shadow R1 Fleet to be upgraded and increased

The RAF’s fleet of six modified Beechcraft King Air 350CER Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) platforms known as the Shadow R1 is to be increased and upgraded after a £110m contract is awarded to Raytheon UK on November 3

First operational test mission for the F-15EX

Full, large scale operational tests with the US Air Force’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs recently got underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing at Nellis announced on October 22 that the new type’s first-ever operational test missions were being undertaken at Nellis from October 18-25, paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es

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Bell 429s Withdrawn by RAN

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has retired its Bell 429 GlobalRangers...

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Concorde Droop Nose Reactivated

Concorde G-BOAF salutes HRH Princess Anne and guests by lowering...

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Airport Movements

AIRPORT MOVEMENTS A round-up of notable aircraft visiting...

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The Kiwi Anson

The only Avro Anson Mk.I flying anywhere in the world is based...

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Last Year for Red Bull Air Race

The organisers of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship have...

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Flight Simulation

Manchester out now

Aerosoft has released this highly detailed expansion for FSX,...

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VERTIGO Extra 300 SC

Vertigo Designs Take on the Extra 300SC in X-Plane

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NORTHERN GERMANY

Preparing to depart Berlin’s Tegel airport in our special PC...

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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."

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CANCELLED - The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

FAI World Microlight Championships

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World Microlight Championships

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Leicester, United Kingdom

Light aircraft event

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Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

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."