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Historic

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Restoration work begins on Hawker Typhoon

The rear fuselage of Hawker Typhoon RB396 is being worked on...

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Belgian attraction welcomes Starfighter and Alpha Jet

The First Wing Historic Center at Beauvechain airbase in Belgium...

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ABOVE AND BEYOND

DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS PETER CUNDY GRAHAM PITCHFORK REFLECTS...

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FORK-TAILED PHOTOGRAPHY

AERIAL RECCE LOCKHEED F-4/F-5 CAMERA-TOTING F-4 AND F-5 RECCE...

Qantas museum completes ‘Super Connie’ cockpit

The Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation project is a step closer to being display-ready with the completion of the airliner’s cockpit. Volunteers Ray Boak, John Booth, Bob Sidgwick and Garry Murphy have worked tirelessly to finish this part of the project, which is supported by the Queensland government.

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Military

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Synth Wave: UK military embraces virtual training

For much of the past decade, the UK military has been busy shifting its real-world pilot training into synthetic environments, looking to utilise simulators instead of expensive fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, whose precious flight hours are considered better spent elsewhere

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MOD confirms retired RAF Sentinel sale to the US

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed that the retired fleet of RAF Sentinel R1s are to be sold to a consortium instead of being scrapped, this is due to the sales bid being deemed more value for money to the UK taxpayer than the original fait of scrapping

Indonesia orders Airbus A400M

During the Dubai Airshow on November 18, the Indonesia Ministry Of Defence has placed an order for two Airbus A400M aircraft with a letter of intent (LOI) for the future acquisition of four additional aircraft

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Commercial

Indian Apache handed over

The Indian Ministry of Defence has announced that the first Boeing...

A350s at Toulouse

Seven Airbus A350-941s parked at Toulouse recently awaiting completion....

Next-generation airlift

MILITARY ATLAS C1 Mark Ayton reports from RAF Brize Norton,...

ACE 2019 A sign of the times?

MILITARY EXERCISE ARCTIC CHALLENGE 2019 Jerry Gunner visited...

An A321LR for Four Seasons

FOUR SEASONS Hotels and Resorts has ordered a single Airbus A321LR...

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Sim Q&A

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

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Carenado Cheyenne II

The aircraft prized for its performance, utility and economy...

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Back to Basics - Stage 1, Lesson 5

This issue covers some more advanced skills that are essential...

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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."

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

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Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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."

AIRPOWER24

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Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.