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Historic

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Seaplane replica taking shape in Denmark

The fuselage framework of the Tekniske Museum’s FF.49C project...

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Italian amphibian to fly in Germany

SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera N918NS is a recent arrival at Paderborn....

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IN FOR THE LONG HAUL

LAST OF THE LINE DAKOTA DAKOTAS JOINED THE RAF IN 1943 AND...

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ARCTIC EYES

AERIAL RECCE ROYAL NORWEGIAN AIR FORCE NORWEGIAN FIGHTERRECONNAISSANCE...

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Unique VL Myrsky on show

The Myrsky MY-14 project has been put on display in Tikkakoski....

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Military

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The story of Boeing's problematic KC-46 Pegasus programme

Over budget and besieged with problems, Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus continues to come under scrutiny. Tom Kaminski provides a timely update

Belgium deploys A400M for first international exercise

The Belgian Air Component conducted its first international A400M exercise during October 11-25, this is after a detachment of 148 military personnel and two Airbus A400M Atlas transport aircraft from the 15th Airlift Wing participated in the Airlift Block Training (ABT) at Pisa Air Base, Italy

Behind the scenes of a 100 squadron hot bombing mission

Recently Key.Aero joined 100 Squadron for Operation Flash Strike at both RAF Leeming, Yorkshire, and the Ministry of Defence’s Donna Nook Weapons Range in Lincolnshire. Operation Flash Strike saw a total of 16 3kg practice bombs dropped from the Hawk T1 at Donna Nook range against fictitious adversary threats provided by the JTACS throughout two sorties

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Commercial

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Blue Islands Connects Guernsey and Liverpool

BLUE ISLANDS has launched a twice weekly link from Guernsey in...

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New Air Traffic Control System for Toronto

TORONTO/PEARSON, CANADA’S busiest airport, is to receive a...

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Qantas and American Joint Venture Within Weeks?

QANTAS AND American Airlines have said they welcome the US Department...

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Saarbrücken serving three countries

Luxair Bombardier Q400, LX-LGF (c/n 4349) is readied for departure...

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Guatemala’s main airport evolves

Expansion and modernisation of La Aurora International continues...

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Flight Simulation

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Innsbruck for Aerofly FS2

Orbx start to populate the world of Aerofly FS SCENERY ADD-ON...

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Upgrading Your PC

Jessica Bannister-Pearce describes her new custom-built PC ...

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Prepar3D Version 4

Preparing for the future Ever since Lockheed Martin...

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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."