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Historic

Restoring an RCAF Hurricane for Calgary

Hurricane XII RCAF 5389 rolls out for engine runs at Wetaskiwin, Alberta

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Rumble in the Jungle

Waging a hard-fought guerrilla war in its African colonies, Portugal faced a gap in combat aircraft capability ...

Spitfire import for Biggin Hill

The former Irish Air Corps Supermarine Spitfire IXT TE308/IAC 163 is to be restored at Biggin Hill

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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s Light Aircraft Association

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AEROPLANE meets ROB MILLINSHIP

From early days as aeromodeller, private pilot and Pitts homebuilder, this vintage aircraft aficionado has become one of Shuttleworth’s most versatile flyers

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Military

‘Tailored’ F-35 variant contract announced for mystery customer

A contract by the US DOD recently revealed that Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $49m contract to design and develop a tailored variant of the F-35 Lightning II for an unspecified Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer

The Air Warrior Podcast Episode 29

In the first episode of 2022 we hear from a former Rafale fighter pilot from France’s Marine Nationale on his experiences of the aircraft and what daily life was like operating from the French Navy’s flagship, the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.

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Regional resurgence: Indo-Pacific rotary focus

Increased demand for military helicopters is expected to drive growth in the rotorcraft industry in the Indo-Pacific

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Commercial

Another XQ-58A Valkyrie flight

The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie pictured during its second test flight...

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HEADLINES

RAF Poseidon Breaks Cover The first Boeing Poseidon MRA1 for...

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Cubana PART 2 Revolutionary Times

The years after Castro’s takeover of Cuba were tumultuous for...

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PRESERVATION

Sabre Joins European Circuit Canadair CL-13 Sabre Mk.6 (c/n...

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Flying the B-1B Lancer

US BOMBER SPECIAL The B-1B Lancer is a highly valued and formidable...

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Flight Simulation

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MyAustrian Virtual

A VA filled with Austrian charm VIRTUAL AIRLINES The...

Flight1 GTN Complete Edition

Flight One Software has released the Flight1 GTN Complete Edition.

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KMBS International Airport

Let’s take a trip to Michigan Turbulent Designs’ ...

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Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Light Aircraft Association Rally

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Leicester, United Kingdom

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FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

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."