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Historic

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STALIN'S Captives

CONCLUDING VLADIMIR KOTELNIKOV’S REVIEW OF AIRCRAFT CAPTURED...

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HIGH FLYERS

ANDREW THOMAS ASSESSES THE SPITFIRE VI AND VII, INTERCEPTORS...

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Bombs, Mines and Torpedoes

Graham Pitchfork charts the careers of three Beaufort pilots...

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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Military

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The Arctic transporters

The 139th Airlift Squadron – part of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing – is probably the only flying unit that operates at opposite ends of the world.

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Postcard from Prague-Kbely

Bernd Kienle provides a photographic report from the 24. základna dopravního letectva (24. zDL, 24th Transport Aviation Base)
in Prague-Kbely

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AMX in Afghanistan

The Italian Air Force’s Task Group Black Cats were among the unsung heroes of the operation over Afghanistan

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Commercial

ITEP engines pass preliminary design reviews

A computer generated image of the T901 engine. GE Aviation ...

IN NUMBERS

Airbus 4,750 NAUTICAL MILES FOR A321LR The Airbus A321LR,...

Second generation

The Embraer E190-E2 has entered service. Mark Broadbent reports...

200th H145 bound for Norway

Airbus Helicopters AIRBUS HELICOPTERS announced on May 2,...

Sleeping below deck

AIRBUS IS working on a project to introduce passenger sleeping...

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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."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

Royal International Air Tattoo

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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."

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."