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Historic

Kansan for Germany

A very unusual spectacle at Turweston, as Beech AT-11 N15KK gets...

HangarTalk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s...

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“A damned interesting trip, but I wouldn’t want to do it again”

The verdict of one Lancaster pilot sums up Operation ‘Paravane’ well. In fact, September 1944’s strike on the German battleship Tirpitz, mounted from the USSR, did rather more damage than first thought — though Nos 9 and 617 Squadrons would have to attack it again

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DOWN IN THE WEEDS

The received wisdom is that the world’s air forces went to...

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AVRO 720

DATAFILE The first Avro 720 to be ordered was allocated serial...

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Military

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Moving with the times: AESA radar on the rise

The advent of AESA radar technology has been one of the most significant steps in military aviation in a generation. Although airborne AESA radars have been around since the 1990s, ongoing technological developments are set to increase their capabilities

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Israel hosts mini-UAS demo for the Netherlands

The Royal Netherlands Army has been given a demonstration on the use of integrated land and airborne unmanned platforms for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions by Israeli OEM Elbit Systems

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Al Tariq’s new longer range PGM on display at Dubai Airshow

EDGE’s Al Tariq is carrying out flight trials with a new long-range precision guided 450kg (1,000Ib) Mk 83 munition at the Dubai Air Show

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Commercial

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NEOs to the Faroes

ATLANTIC AIRWAYS has signed a purchase agreement for two Airbus...

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Emirates Reveals Shortest A380 Route

OFFICIALS AT Muscat International have welcomed news that Emirates...

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WestJet Link Marks Successful First Year

News Review • Americas (Photo Acefitt/Wikimedia Commons)...

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Air New Zealand Selects 787-10

(Photo Boeing) PACIFIC CARRIER Air New Zealand (ANZ) is to...

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Airbus Launches Longest Range Single-Aisle Airliner

News Review • International EUROPEAN MANUFACTURER Airbus...

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Sim Q&A

You’ve got the questions? We’ve got the answers! HINTS...

DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL

RAZBAM has announced that its DCS: AV-8B Night Attack V/STOL is now available as an open beta.

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Just flight’s de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

A flying Otter… whatever next!

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Upcoming Events

AERO Friedrichshafen

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Friedrichshafen, Germany

The event website states: "The 30th edition of AERO Friedrichshafen, Europe’s most important trade show for general aviation, will take place in April 2024. More than 700 exhibitors from about 38 countries will be presenting the industry’s latest innovations in one of the world’s most modern exhibition centers which has direct access to Friedrichshafen Airport."

Bagotville International Air Show

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Saguenay, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

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Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

JB Charleston Airshow 2024 Heroes of Flight

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North Charleston, United States

US military airshow

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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."