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The Schoolmaster

Called up for wartime service, the Rapide became the hard-working...

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HUMBERSIDE WINGS

GLORY DAYS PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES MICK BRITTON presents photos...

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LET THEIR GLORY NOT FADE

Jamie Ewan joined the Historic Army Aircraft Flight at Middle...

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Museum repaints Vulcan as Spitfire replica arrives

The North East Land, Sea & Air Museums (NELSAM), based on the...

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Atlas and DC-3 flypast marks Berlin Airlift anniversary

THE LATEST IN AVIATION HERITAGE Fassberg in Germany...

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Military

Avro Vulcan pilot John LeBrun on bomb loads

Whilst the Vulcan was capable of carrying conventional payloads, it originally formed the backbone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent, as retired Vulcan pilot John LeBrun discusses

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RAF Shadow R1 Fleet to be upgraded and increased

The RAF’s fleet of six modified Beechcraft King Air 350CER Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) platforms known as the Shadow R1 is to be increased and upgraded after a £110m contract is awarded to Raytheon UK on November 3

First operational test mission for the F-15EX

Full, large scale operational tests with the US Air Force’s first two Boeing F-15EX Eagle IIs recently got underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing at Nellis announced on October 22 that the new type’s first-ever operational test missions were being undertaken at Nellis from October 18-25, paired with F-15Cs and F-15Es

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Commercial

Brazil’s upgraded E-99M

The first Embraer E-99 (EMB- 145) airborne early warning and...

A321XLR: longest-range narrowbody

Airbus’ newly launched A321XLR will have the longest range...

Saab withdraws from Swiss fighter competition

Saab will not participate in the competition to select Switzerland’s...

Indian Apache handed over

The Indian Ministry of Defence has announced that the first Boeing...

A350s at Toulouse

Seven Airbus A350-941s parked at Toulouse recently awaiting completion....

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Flight Simulation

Flight Sim 2017

The world’s largest flight sim show celebrates its fifth year...

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Challenging Airports: Milford Sound

Challenging Airports - Milford Sound (NZMF)

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Flight Controls for Airliners

A Beginner’s Guide Saitek’s Pro Flight Yoke has been...

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Abingdon, United Kingdom

Air and country show

Fairchild AFB SkyFest 2024

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Fairchild AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

International Ayr Show – Festival of Flight

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Ayr, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, United States

US Marine Corps airshow

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."