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Historic

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HENDON’S FINAL FLIGHTS

The former RAF Hendon as a ‘VTOL-port’? It was among the...

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A flawed design

TECHNICAL DETAILS| AVRO TUDOR Tudors in production at Woodford...

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’Steve-o’ sets new world speed record

On September 3, renowned racing pilot Steve ‘Steve-o’ Hinton...

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Naval colour scheme applied to Dutch Texan

North American AT-6A Texan PH-TXN being repainted in Dutch naval...

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’Yorktown’ B-25D Mitchell to be restored

North American B-25D Mitchell 41-29784 Furtle Turtle is to be...

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Military

France accepts first King Air 350 ISR aircraft

The General Directorate of Armaments – France’s military procurement agency – accepted the first intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)-configured Beechcraft King Air 350ER on behalf of the French Air Force on July 31.

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An Emerald Green Griffin?

Ireland has previously had to rely on French, Norwegian and British fast jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers. Now the country is thinking about its own air combat interceptors

USAF completes final hypersonic weapon captive-carry test

On August 8, the US Air Force (USAF) completed the final captive-carry test of its AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) aboard a B-52H Stratofortress off the southern California coast.

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Commercial

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More F-15s for Israel?

MILITARY NEWS Reports coming from Israel suggest the nation...

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Avro RJX100 Prototype Under Refurbishment

PRESERVATION Restoration work on Avro RJX100 prototype G-IRJX...

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AIR BASE MOVEMENTS

A selection of the most interesting aircraft to visit air bases...

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PRESERVED UK WARRIORS

We conclude our F-4 tribute with a guide to preserved Phantoms...

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Ryanair Completes Laudamotion Deal

HEADLINES Irish carrier Ryanair has completed the purchase of...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Midlands Air Festival

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Alcester, United Kingdom

The main flying displays the organisers say will be on Saturday and Sunday. The event website also says: "Join us again for our fantastic classic air display in the stunning grounds of the Ragley Hall Estate. There will be a wide array displays including Warbirds, Classic Jets, Helicopters, amazing high energy aerobatics, aerial ballet, flying circus and some of the largest radio controlled models in the world, that are so big you can almost climb into them!
"There will also be parachute display teams plus the chance to get up close and personal to some of our display aircraft which will be landing on site on our own dedicated runway! Our flying display will be an exciting and entertaining mix, with even a small section dedicated to our younger visitors."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’

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La Ferté-Alais, France

The event website states: "Every morning, the public can get closer to the planes via the static exhibition and interact with the pilots and mechanics...The afternoon is specially dedicated to flight presentations with a show lasting more than 5 hours including around a hundred aircraft flying in the skies of Essonne. The show unfolds through thematic scenes the history of aeronautics, from the time of the pioneers to the latest generation of civil and military aircraft."