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Historic

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Passengers enjoy high-speed VC10 run at Bruntingthorpe

The VC10 Preservation Group, which maintains Vickers VC10 K.4 ZD241 in ground running condition at Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, was able to take 36 passengers for a high-speed taxi run on May 27, during the venue’s Cold War Jets Open Day.

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Boxted makes it three

The rear fuselage of B-26C ‘Mr Shorty’ is destined to become...

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Festival Spirit

Steve Beebee reports from Duxford’s Air Festival, a two-day...

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Canuck Collection

Post-war Canadian aviation is the subject of this month’s Glory...

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Tin MOSSIE

Tony Buttler examines the last Vicker s fighter – the technically...

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 36

Welcome to the 36th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

Tech and training needed for FVL pilots to navigate congested airspace

Future rotorcraft pilots will need technology and training to operate in airspace filled with drones, the Association of the United States Army’s Global Force Next conference heard in March

First modernised L-39C returned to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Air Defence Force capabilities have been enhanced following the recent return of at least one Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros training/light combat aircraft, after completing a modernisation process

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Commercial

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ANA Superjumbo Rolled Out

THE FIRST Airbus A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been rolled...

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Partnership Seeks Government Approval

EMBRAER AND Boeing have agreed the terms of their proposed strategic...

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Aviation’s Most Controversial Airliner

The L-188 made its maiden flight in early December 1957, several...

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Air Safety

Reports and details of recent incidents. \ Norwegian Air...

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Alaska Reveals Paine Field Plans

ALASKA AIRLINES has announced a start date for its new commercial...

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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."