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Historic

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THE WHITE ROSE OF STALINGRAD

WOMEN IN AVIATION I LIDIYA LITVYAK MANY WOMEN FILLED THE FRONTLINE...

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Finland’s finest

CLASSIC TRAINER | VL VIIMA One of the most scenic air_ elds...

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D-Day veteran C-47 airborne again

Douglas C-47 Skytrain CF-DTD returns to the air on June 6. PIERRE...

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The Fame Game

AIRSHOW PLANES OF FAME The Consolidated Privateer from...

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The Schoolmaster

Called up for wartime service, the Rapide became the hard-working...

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RAF Shadow R1 Fleet to be upgraded and increased

The RAF’s fleet of six modified Beechcraft King Air 350CER Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) platforms known as the Shadow R1 is to be increased and upgraded after a £110m contract is awarded to Raytheon UK on November 3

First operational test mission for the F-15EX

Full, large scale operational tests with the US Air Force’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs recently got underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing at Nellis announced on October 22 that the new type’s first-ever operational test missions were being undertaken at Nellis from October 18-25, paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es

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Ageing RCAF CF-188A/B Hornets engaged in busy EAP deployment

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF’s) fleet of ageing CF-188A/B Hornets have been kept busy during ongoing Enhanced Air Policing operations based out of Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base in Constanta, Romania, alongside colleagues from the Forțele Aeriene Române/Romanian Air Force (RoAF)

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Commercial

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Miami Receives Latest 3D Scanners

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY Administration (TSA) officers at Miami...

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Swedavia’s Green Credentials

SWEDISH AIRPORT operator, Swedavia, was intending to refuel aircraft...

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Advancing Adelaide

Adelaide Airport is one of Australia’s most modern aviation...

Brazil’s upgraded E-99M

The first Embraer E-99 (EMB- 145) airborne early warning and...

A321XLR: longest-range narrowbody

Airbus’ newly launched A321XLR will have the longest range...

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Flight Simulation

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The Capital of the Tyrol

ORBX INNSBRUCK (LOWI) Scenery add-on for FSX, FSX: Steam...

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Cockpit Building

Jessica Bannister-Pearce breaks down her cockpit building marathon...

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X-Plane 11

Is this the future of flight simulation? Laminar Research...

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