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Historic

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The Bristol Beaufort

FlyPast scrutinises the origin and history of the Bristol Beaufort

Rapid return to the air for Swiss Storch

Wearing temporary registration SP-YRX, former Swiss Air Force...

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Q&A

COMPILER: MIKEHOOKS Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation...

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AEROPLANE MEETS ROLF MEUM

As the son of a flying father, it was no surprise that this amiable...

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Vietnam tribute Huey being returned to flight

Bell UH-1H 66-16823 featuring nose art by Russ Mowry. STEPHEN...

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Military

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GOSHAWK BACK ON TRACK

The US Navy was struggling to train new aviators amid big problems with its Boeing T-45 Goshawks in 2017.

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FROM STARFIGHTER TO EUROFIGHTER

One family’s history charts a remarkable story of the Luftwaffe,...

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CONTRACT ADVERSARIES: USAF PROJECT MOVES AHEAD

The US Air Force announced at the end of October that it had earmarked seven companies to provide contract aggressor services across the combat air forces.

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Commercial

American Airlines’ orders bonanza

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

Super jumbo in service

How do airlines use the A380? How has the aircraft evolved since...

Turkey’s Coast Guard

Carlo Kuit and Paul Kievit profile the roles and equipment of...

A350-900ULR flies

P Pigeyre/Airbus AIRBUS HAS started test-flying the latest...

B-21 Raider progress

The first software drop for the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

AERO Friedrichshafen

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Friedrichshafen, Germany

The event website states: "The 30th edition of AERO Friedrichshafen, Europe’s most important trade show for general aviation, will take place in April 2024. More than 700 exhibitors from about 38 countries will be presenting the industry’s latest innovations in one of the world’s most modern exhibition centers which has direct access to Friedrichshafen Airport."

Bagotville International Air Show

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Saguenay, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show

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Pensacola, United States

The airshow website states: "NAS Pensacola is pleased to announce the NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on November 1-2, 2024. The NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is one of Pensacola's largest events, attracting 150,000-180,000 spectators during this two-day event. There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers and our very own Blue Angels."

JB Charleston Airshow 2024 Heroes of Flight

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North Charleston, United States

US military airshow

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."