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LEGACY

JONATHAN GARRAWAY EXAMINES HOW THE LANCASTER BECAME THE FOUNDER...

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Royal Saudi Air Force English Electric Lightnings

Hugh Trevor chronicles Lightning operations in the Royal Saudi Air Force and spoke to a British pilot and an engineer that served with this air arm.

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Learning to fly the Lightning

Learning to fly the Mach 2 fighter fulfilled a boyhood dream for former RAF pilot Ian Black. He relates a wealth of vivid memories, coupled with a learning curve “as steep as Ben Nevis”, to Aviation News.

RAFM SEAGULL HISTORY

The RAF Museum Seagull V is one of 24 of the type ordered for...

APSS having to leave East Fortune

The replica Sop with 1½ Strutter in the APSS workshop during...

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Military

Finland kicks off HX Challenge at Pirkkala

Finland has commenced its HX Challenge, the latest phase in its search for a new fighter to replace its fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets. The five candidates are being evaluated individually at Pirkkala AB near Tampere.

Malaysia grounds S-61 Nuri helicopters indefinitely

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has announced it has grounded its 12 remaining Sikorsky S-61A-4 Nuri heavy-lift transport helicopters indefinitely.

RNZAF send NH90s to assist Australian bushfire crisis

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has deployed three NHIndustries NH90 TTH medium-lift tactical transport helicopters and roughly 80 additional New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel to Australia to provide support in the fight against the country’s ongoing bushfires.

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Commercial

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Successful Tests for ARJ21 in Iceland

COMAC’s ARJ21-700 regional jet has completed crosswind testing...

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Lakenheath HH-60Gs Transfer

Two HH-60G Pave Hawks preparing to land during a farewell event...

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European Mustang on the Move

North American P-51D Mustang F-AZXS Moonbeam McSwine has been...

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Ark Royal Phantom

Phantom FG.1 XT864 has been unveiled at the Ulster Aviation Society...

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USAF Bombers Set for RIAT

Organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford...

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Flight Simulation

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Abingdon Air & Country Show

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force 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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

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."