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SIZING UP THE ENEMY

In many respects the Messerschmitt Bf 109 equalled or bettered...

Two-seat Buchón ready to fly

The world’s only two-seat Hispano HA-1112-M4L Buchón, C4K-112/G-AWHC,...

HUNTER TO ANGLESEY MUSEUM

After 20 years displayed on a pole at RAF Valley, Hawker Hunter...

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BRIEFING FILE

Used by the RAF and Royal Navy to train anti-aircraft gunners...

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SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES

In the 1970s, two acts often shared top airshow billing: the...

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Military

Boeing completes first QF-16 conversion at Arizona facility

Boeing announced that it had completed the first conversion of a QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target (FSAT) at its modification facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), Arizona, in June 2020.

Ukrainian Su-27s used as chase planes for missiles

Incredible pictures show pair of Flankers following new R-360 anti-ship missiles at high subsonic speeds during recent tests.

Big Beasts: The World’s Four Largest Military Transports

Key.Aero explores and analyses four of the world’s largest operational military transport aircraft

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Boeing Orders Interest from Russian Carriers

CIVIL NEWS The Boeing 737 MAX is proving to be a popular choice...

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Airbus Reveals First ACJ320neo

CIVIL NEWS The luxury charter market’s latest aircraft,...

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FAA Certification for Boeing KC-46 Tanker

MILITARY NEWS A Boeing test KC-46 refuelling a USAF F-16 during...

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More F-15s for Israel?

MILITARY NEWS Reports coming from Israel suggest the nation...

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Avro RJX100 Prototype Under Refurbishment

PRESERVATION Restoration work on Avro RJX100 prototype G-IRJX...

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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."

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."