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Historic

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Aircraft profile: Dassault Mirage III

Mirage III series single-seaters were significant members of the world-famous line of delta-winged warplanes produced in France by Dassault. Malcolm V Lowe tells their story

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‘PADDY’ FINUCANE: THE FLYING SHAMROCK

World War Two pilot Brendan ‘Paddy’ Finucane was born 100 years ago...

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Popular Misconception

Curator emeritus of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Dan Hagedorn, explains how a misinterpretation...

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Living History: Twin-Seat Hurricane

The dream of a passenger flight in a Hurricane has recently become reality, thanks to world-leading restorers of the type, Hawker Restorations. With its unique two-seat conversion taking to the skies earlier this year, Darren Harbar finds out more…

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RESTORATION SCENE: Aardvark Down!

Netherlands-based Robert Soek has almost finished restoring...

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Military

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Ukraine-Russia War: Analysing the First Month

As Vladimir Putin redirects forces to the Russian-controlled Donbas and Crimean regions, evidence of possible war crimes is coming to light. Khalem Chapman charts recent key events in the conflict

Canadian company to provide ISR drones to Ukraine

Canada-based uncrewed aerial system platform and service provider Volatus Aerospace has announced it has begun the delivery of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance system to Ukraine

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USAF releases report into $10m B-2 landing incident

An abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report into the incident on September 14, 2021, involving a B-2A Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) in Missouri has been released by Air Force Global Strike Command.

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Commercial

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Tri-motoring Around Paradise

Daniel Johnston heads to the Caribbean in the pursuit of an increasingly rare classic...

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COVID-19: View from Malaysia

Malaysia has been one of the Asian countries worst hit by COVID-19....

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Airliner World 250: Retro round-up

Over the past 20 years, it
has become quite trendy for airlines to paint their aircraft in ‘Eurowhite’ liveries...

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Emerging Senegal: African Aspiration

With state-of-the-art aircraft and plans for expansion, new flag carrier Air Senegal is aiming to avoid the failures of its West African predecessors...

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COVID-19: A Letter from America

After ten bountiful years, US airlines started 2020 with renewed optimism...

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Flight Simulation

Faro 2020 Out Now

TropicalSim has released Faro 2020 for FSX and Prepar3D version 4.

TrueEarth Northern California Preview

Orbx has released preview images TrueEarth Northern California for X-Plane 11.

Slovenia X Photoreal and Airports Released

Slovenian developer, Ilumium Simulation has released Slovenia X Photoreal for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Upcoming Events

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

Airshow

MCAS Miramar AirShow

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San Diego, United States

The event website states it will provide "static displays, and daytime shows that feature military demonstration teams, civilian aerobatic teams, aerial solo acts, vintage aircraft and warbirds."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."

Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.