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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

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Innovation in the Desert

Abu Dhabi-based Strata Manufacturing has recently celebrated its tenth anniversary...

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DATABASE: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

Its designer called the P-47 “a dinosaur with good proportions”. It turned out to be outstanding...

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Ultimate Airports: Rio de Janeiro/Santos Dumont

Rio de Janeiro is a city that needs little introduction...

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Ultimate Airports: Funchal

The Portuguese autonomous region of Madeira is 400 miles west of the African coast of Morocco...

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THE AEROPLANE News from June 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered the momentous events of 1940...

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Ultimate Airports: The Mega Hubs - Atlanta

The gradual rise of worldwide mega-airports stemmed from...

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SECRET PROJECTS: Supermarine twin fighters

When the time came to replace both the Hurricane and Spitfire, the Air Ministry had a very hard act to follow...

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Ultimate Airports: Courchevel

Situated on the side of a mountain in the French Alps, Courchevel...

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Aeroplane meets... Kenneth Aarkvisla

How a former Norwegian Army forward air control Cessna Bird Dog pilot...

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COVID vs Goliaths

Unlike the majority of the world’s airliners, post-COVID-19 capacity levels are up in the air...

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Ultimate Airports: Gibraltar

The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has been in dispute for centuries...

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Ultimate Airports: Tegucigalpa/Toncontín

Located in the heart of Central America, five miles (8km) from downtown Tegucigalpa...

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British Fokkers: Highland fling

Built for KLM but brought to Britain just in time as hostilities broke out...

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Ultimate Airports: Paro

Situated at ‘the rooftop of the world’, the Himalayan nation of Bhutan...

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SECRET PROJECTS: French jet hydro-fighters

Seaplane jet fighters were largely a blind alley, and France’s post-war concepts were no exception...

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Aeroplane June 2020

Welcome to Aeroplane June 2020

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Airliner World June 2020

Welcome to Airliner World June 2020

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Dragons over the Caribbean!

Combat Aircraft Journal meets Colombia’s A-37 ‘Dragons’, which have proven their worth on many occasions over an incredible 40-year history.

Commercial Aviation Quiz

Test your knowledge of the commercial aviation industry...

Airbus Throttle Pack Incoming

Honeycomb Aeronautical has announced the Airbus A319 – A380 Throttle Pack expansion for the Bravo Throttle Quadrant.

Southern California for X-Plane Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Southern California HD for X-Plane 11 is now available.

Arthur Williams announced as People's Mosquito patron

In support of its aim to return a Mosquito to UK skies, The People’s Mosquito has announced Arthur Williams as its new patron.

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Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal June 2020...

Global TerraFlora v2 Out Now

Orbx has announced Global TerraFlora v2 for Prepar3D version 4 and 5 is now available.

MD-11 in Development

TFDi Design has revealed the MD-11 for Prepar3D is in development.

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Airshow London launches its 2021 show as a drive-in
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San Diego, United States

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