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BEST of BRITISH

BAE Systems isn’t all about cutting-edge military aircraft...

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The great ‘Black 6’

Twenty years after its last flight, the Ministry of Defence-owned,...

MAFM gets Pearl Harbor vet Duck

Three new additions to the Mid-America Flight Museum (MAFM) fleet...

Swedish Avro Avian IV moves

After 25 years hanging from the ceiling of the Eurostop conference...

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Start-up for the six Hurricanes, more civilianowned examples...

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Military

Wind tunnel tests reveal Tempest’s digital design

BAE Systems released images of digitally-designed 3D printed models of the UK’s next-generation combat air system, Tempest, undergoing wind tunnel testing at its Warton facility in Lancashire on August 24.

New F-35A, F-15EX Air National Guard bases announced

On August 14, the US Air Force (USAF) announced plans to equip Air National Guard (ANG) bases in Florida and Oregon – which operate F-15C/D Eagle fighters – with F-35As and F-15EXs from 2022.

A400M conducts first 'wet' refuelling test with H225M

France’s Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) announced that an Airbus A400M tactical tanker/transport had completed the first ‘wet’ air-to-air (AAR) refuelling contact with a H225M Caracal helicopter on August 19.

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Fulcrums for Serbia

MILITARY NEWS MiG-29UB 18351 and singleseat MiG-29 18151 displaying...

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Combat Veteran Spitfire Re-flies

PRESERVATION Spitfire XVIe G-CKUE, which returned to the air...

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First Flight Imminent for Twin Mustang

PRESERVATION North American XP-82 Twin Mustang 44-83887 is approaching...

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PHOTO SHOOT AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD

In the first of an occasional series, former RAF photographer...

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DUTCH DESERT ‘VIPERS’

Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 pilots train in the heat of...

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International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."