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Historic

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Mercure: Dassault’s Wing Messenger

The Dassault Mercure has the sad distinction of probably being the world’s least successful airliner...

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Aviation News October 2020

Welcome to Aviation News October 2020

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War veteran reminisces on the brilliance of de Havilland’s Mosquito

Key.Aero speaks to Flt Lt George Dunn who flew Halifax, Mosquitoes and Spitfires with the RAF during World War Two

Key aircraft from the Battle of Britain

As we mark the Battle of Britain’s 80th anniversary, watch exclusive footage of four aircraft that all served in the conflict.

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Finding the fallen

The loss of a Handley Page Halifax in June 1944, personal links and the work of artist Loz Atkinson have been combined to create an incredibly thought-provoking exhibition entitled ‘Finding The Fallen’

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Military

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What's different about the upgraded Dassault Mirage 2000D RMV?

French Mirage 2000B and 2000D aircraft have recently been testing upgraded IR sensor systems and chaff/flare dispensers fitted into the new Damocles pod. Babak Taghvaee investigates

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Exercise Report: RNLAF carry out Ex High Blaze

To maintain mountain qualifications within the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s helicopter force, Exercise High Blaze was executed last September. We spoke to the commander of the exercise

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Greece kicks off multinational Exercise Iniochos 2022

Exercise Iniochos is currently underway at Andravida Air Base in southern Greece, with multiple air forces present

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Commercial

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Stranded in a Soviet time capsule

Bernd Sturm reflects on a trip to the land that time forgot...

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2020 UK & Ireland Airlines Guide

Charting the highs and lows of a dramatic year for aviation....

How to protect airliners?

The shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752...

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777X breakthrough for Boeing

After a series of delays, the Boeing 777-9 has finally taken to the skies...

California’s rotary round-up

Ian Frain reports from Anaheim, California, on Heli Expo 2020...

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Flight Simulation

London Gatwick for FSX and Prepar3D

Scenery developer, JennaSoft has announced London Gatwick (EGKK) for FSX and Prepar3D is now available.

Edinburgh for P3D and X-Plane Released

Orbx has announced EGPH Edinburgh for Prepar3D version 4 and X-Plane 11 is out now.

TerraFlora for X-Plane 11 Released

Orbx has announced TerraFlora XP for X-Plane 11 is now available.

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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."

CANCELLED - Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

CANCELLED - The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

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."

Light Aircraft Association Rally

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Leicester, United Kingdom

Light aircraft event

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

NAS Oceana Air Show

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Virginia Beach, United States

US Navy airshow