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GEORGE

PATRICK OTTER PROFILES THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL’S W4783,...

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MORE THAN FOUR

Sweden ordered a reconditioned Lancaster I from Avro that had...

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FIVE-FIFTY

PATRICK OTTER DESCRIBES 550 SQUADRON’S TRIO OF ‘CENTENARIAN’...

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BUILDING A LEGEND

DANIEL FORD DESCRIBES THE TRANSATLANTIC INDUSTRY THAT MANUFACTURED...

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HALIFAX VERSUS LANCASTER

FLIGHT ENGINEER HUMPHREY PHILLIPS RECALLS HIS EXPERIENCES WITH...

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Military

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MALAYSIAN GUARDIANS

The Malacca Strait is the world’s busiest shipping lane —...

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LOSSES

Compiled by Tom Kaminski • MiG-23 serial 26144 operated by...

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Being the bad guys for TOPGUN

VFC-13 ‘Fighting Saints’ flies the F-5 Tiger II in the adversary role at NAS Fallon, Nevada. The squadron and its highly experienced personnel provide an agile and scalable service in support of fleet aircrews that looks set to remain viable for many years to come.

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Commercial

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RETURN OF THE AVENGER

Avenger T1s at RNAS Culdrose are proving to be ideal ‘flying...

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Major Step Forward for Heathrow’s Third Runway

Plans for a new northwest runway at London’s Heathrow Airport...

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Emirates Launches Edinburgh-Dubai service

An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER, soon to be a daily sight at Edinburgh....

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Successful Tests for ARJ21 in Iceland

COMAC’s ARJ21-700 regional jet has completed crosswind testing...

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Lakenheath HH-60Gs Transfer

Two HH-60G Pave Hawks preparing to land during a farewell event...

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

Shuttleworth Military Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says it will be: "showcasing outstanding and iconic military aircraft which have shaped the course of aviation history."

Duxford Flying Days: The Americans

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans. Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."