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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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Wellington crew remembered in Belgium

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Delta days

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Briefings

Elfan ap Rees, the chairman of Weston-super- Mare’s Helicopter...

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GLOBAl REACH

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Montana event marks Neptune retirement

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Harpoon to be returned to the sky in Utah

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‘Razorback’ Mustang makes first flight in over 70 years

The Mustang airborne for the first time since 1946. Texas...

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HAUPTMANN HEINRICH WITTMER WAS ASTOUNDED AT THE OPPOSITION CAPTAIN...

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Repaint complete on museum’s Hustler

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ARCTIC MISADVENTURE

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German colours for Tornado prototype

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On the Water front

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Bentwaters unveils refurbished A-10 Thunderbolt

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New training themed display in Lelystad

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Historic Chipmunk to fly again next year

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BBMF Spitfire returns to Coningsby in new colours

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We salute you

AM Sir Peter Bairsto KBE CB AFC – Cold War fighter pilot and...

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‘Memphis Belle’ goes undercover for final restoration

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress 41-24485 Memphis Belle is currently...

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First Messerschmitt Me 262 brought down by USAAF

Garry L Fry examines both sides of the story of the first Messerschmitt...

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Pearl Harbor Sikorsky to be restored in Virginia

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VOUGHT CORSAIR

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Phantom restored for display in Spain

McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom CR12-55/12-64 has been restored...

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Best for Both

Dave Unwin samples the Luftwaffe’s Bestmann trainer, designed...

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Support needed to convert airliner into classroom

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The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022

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Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!