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Historic

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DATABASE: CONVAIR F2Y SEA DART

If aircraft carriers were vulnerable to nuclear strike,
water-based fighters provided an alternative...

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PILOT-MAKER GERMAN-STYLE

Among some 50 surviving Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz trainers, just five original Bremen-built airframes remain...

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VERTICAL LEAP - VAAC Harrier

It might seem a huge step from 1969-vintage Harrier to 21st-century Lightning II, but one very historic aircraft links them.

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AEROPLANE MEETS... RICHARD GRACE

It was his childhood dream to fly Second World War aeroplanes...

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WORKSHOP: BRISTOL FASHION

Aerospace Bristol’s Bolingbroke project has so far proceeded somewhat out of the limelight...

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Military

GA-ASI unveils heavily armed Mojave STOL UAV

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has unveiled a new unmanned aircraft system called Mojave

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How Tim Peake's love of flying took him to space

Astronaut Tim Peake's career has taken him from cockpit to capsule. Nick Spall reveals the aircraft that brought him to space and ponders where he might be going next

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AIR International January 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

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Commercial

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Departure Gate

Information for the traveller. End of a Super Jumbo JAVIER...

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TRAINING FUTURE PILOTS

A new name and a new training centre, L3Harris Technologies received...

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A Tropical Adventure

Airliner World’s regular correspondent Sebastian Schmitz travelled...

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Latest news from maintenance, repair and overhaul providers

The latest news from maintenance, repair and overhaul providers...

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Flying to the Frozen Continent

Choosing to fly commercially to Antarctica rather than sail across...

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Flight Simulation

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Back to Basics: Stage 1 - Lesson 11

Getting through the checkride

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Flight1's B200 King Air v2

Is Flight1’s B200 the king of the air?

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TUI Virtual

One of the UK’s oldest VAs This issue we’re back with...

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Upcoming Events

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."

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...".

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."

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."