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Ever wondered how the Battle of Britain film was created?

Watch exclusive interviews with pilot John Preece, and Spitfire historian Peter Arnold about filming the best-known historic aviation movie of all time to find out.

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Spitfire pilot admitted to the ranks of the Few

A logbook entry has led to another Spitfire pilot being added to the ranks of the Few.

PC Pilot Issue 127 Downloads

Specially selected freeware and videos of flight sims reviewed in the May/June 2020 issue.

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Flottille 11F: 100 Years of Fury!

The French Navy’s oldest fighter squadron, Flottille 11F, turned 100 last year. Bastien Otelli takes the opportunity to look back at its glorious past and to examine the latest evolution of the Rafale, as the unit becomes the first to receive the F3-R standard.

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Bandits of the Last Frontier!

Eielson Air Force Base in the wilds of Alaska is home to one of just two USAF aggressor squadrons. Kedar Karmarkar ventured to Fairbanks to see what goes on for the 18th Aggressor Squadron during its main event: Red Flag – Alaska.

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COVID-19 and the Military: A Discussion

Despite some inevitable changes to normal operations, the military is still very much carrying on - and playing its part in helping out with the current crisis. Watch Jamie Hunter and Thomas Newdick discuss the details...

Army Flying Museum's online lectures

The Army Flying Museum is to host a series of weekly online lectures via its website.

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Airliner World May 2020

Welcome to Airliner World May 2020

Video tour: The Shuttleworth Collection

Video tour: The Shuttleworth Collection

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Portugal's Wolves of the Sea

Operating the P-3C CUP+ Orion, the Portuguese Air Force’s Esquadra 601 is a maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare specialist headquartered in Beja, in the south of the country. But as José Matos discovers, this is a unit that ranges far and wide.

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Where's Boeing going?

Airliner World’s Gordon Smith sat down with Randy Tinseth...

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Airliner World 250: Twenty-one years of departures

The Airliner World team reflects on the aircraft we’ve loved...

Essential Library

Need ideas for your aviation library? Look no further...

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Tour de Force: The British Airtours Story Part 2

In the second of two parts, David Ransted concludes the story of British Airtours...

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Luftwaffe rising

As Nazi Germany geared up for war, opportunities for the Allies...

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Armstrong and the Arrowhead

Less than two years after his “one small step”, Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong made another trip into the unknown...

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COVID-19: Lombardy Lockdown

Italy was hit hard early on by COVID-19 as it spread across Europe....

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COVID-19: A Letter from America

After ten bountiful years, US airlines started 2020 with renewed optimism...

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Airliner World 250: Retro round-up

Over the past 20 years, it
has become quite trendy for airlines to paint their aircraft in ‘Eurowhite’ liveries...

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Briefing File: Lift devices

Slats, slots, flaps and more - the amazing array of lift assist...

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Tri-motoring Around Paradise

Daniel Johnston heads to the Caribbean in the pursuit of an increasingly rare classic...

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Q&A May 2020

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question...

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Catch a falling star

It was a role like no other: retrieving film dropped by parachute...

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Outbreak Fallout

The ever-increasing toll of COVID-19 on airlines is without parallel....

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COVID-19: View from the Middle East

Dominated by the ‘big three’ of Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad, the region’s aviation industry has not escaped the global COVID-19 crisis....

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Airliner World 250: Fourteen years at the helm

Airliner World’s first editor, Tony Dixon, recounts some of the more interesting trips...

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