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GLADIATORS against Mussolini

In 1940 and into 1941, Gloster Gladiators of RAF and South African...

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Insights: Sopwith Triplane

Pilots revelled in the Triplane’s agility

Windfall for RAF Museum

NEWS EDITOR: TONY HARMSWORTH E-MAIL TO: tony.harmsworth@keypublishing.com...

Lancaster for Trenton

Ex-RCAFLancasterMk10ARKB882—showing its extended nose—at...

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RAF CHINOOK CREW

AIRCREW: RAF CHINOOK ARTWORK: IAN BOTT (www.ianbottillustration.co.uk)...

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Tactical Fighter Meet ‘86 at RAF Waddington

Early August 1986 saw a gathering of more than 70 aircraft from from eight NATO countries at RAF Waddington for Tactical Fighter
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South Korea declares F-35A IOC

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) with its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighters, according to local media sources.

Raytheon to support U-2 ASARS-2A radar systems

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Raytheon to support the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System-2A (ASARS-2A) employed by the Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.

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Commercial

Royal Thai Navy Do 228s to be upgraded

Seven Royal Thai Navy Do228 maritime patrol aircraft currently...

Bahrain requests AH-1Z attack helicopters

The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military...

MQ-9 demonstration in Japan

The MQ-9 Guardian has a difierent configuration to the MQ-9 Reaper....

Russian military’s new UAVs

The Russian Ministry of Defence took delivery of 150 domestically...

American Airlines’ orders bonanza

American’s order for up to 30 more Bombardier CRJ900s is one...

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

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The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."