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Historic

Orbis DC-10 hospital to Pima

The OrbisDC-10, N220AU, on final approach for the last time on7November....

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BACK FROM THE DEAD

At a private location near the New Zealand capital Auckland,...

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In Service

The impact of Sopwith’s new fighter was significant ...

BE2 arrives at Ardmore

BE2e reproduction ZK-PXA having its 90hpRAF 1a engine run up...

Hangar Talk

Our monthly comment column on the historic aircraft scene ...

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Military

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TEST NIGHTHAWK

Lockheed YF-117A Nighthawk serial 79-10783 was the fourth of...

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BOEING READY TO PROGRESS WITH F-15EX

With deadlock over the Fiscal Year 2020 defense budget, Boeing...

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BOEING WAITS ON F-15EX CONTRACT

MANUFACTURER FUNDS INITIAL WORK ON NEW USAF EAGLES BOEING...

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Commercial

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Ready for Business

Embraer’s senior management team is confident certification...

Boosting rates

The first A321neo for low-cost carrier Primera Air, OY-PAA (msn...

Constant Phoenix WC-135Rs

The US Air Force is on schedule to add three Boeing WC-135R Constant...

Su-35S state trials

The Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E will complete its state trials by...

Bear’s upgraded engines

The Russian Ministry of Defence is to start testing a re-engined...

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Flight Simulation

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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."