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Sweet sixteen

Gavin Conroy charts the course of a newly restored Spitfire Mk.XVI...

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The 'Water Bolly'

Robert S Grant reveals how an example of the Canadian-built Bristol Blenheim – the Bolingbroke – was temporarily converted for waterborne trials...

Oshkosh decision expected in May

A decision on whether this year's EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, will go ahead is to be made in May.

Scandinavian Mountains Airport Out Now

Orbx has announced ESKS Scandinavian Mountains Airport for Prepar3D v4 is now released.

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War Games at Khotilovo

Combat Aircraft Journal gained exclusive access to recent exercises hosted by the 790th IAP, a fighter regiment of the Russian Aerospace Forces’ 6th Air and Air Defense Army, stationed at Khotilovo, northeast of Moscow, which saw the first public appearance of the new R-77-1 active radar-guided missile.

EasyJet Grounds Entire Fleet

British low-cost airline, easyJet has grounded its entire fleet following unprecedented travel restrictions imposed by governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newark Air Museum wins visitor award

Staff and volunteers at Nottinghamshire’s Newark Air Museum are celebrating after winning an award from VisitEngland, the tourist board for England.

Luftwaffe A350 in service colours

The first Luftwaffe Airbus A350-941CJ VIP transport, now wearing its full paint scheme, departs Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, Germany, on its return to the Airbus facility at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, France, on March 20.

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'Black Knights' - Back in the Game!

Combat Aircraft Journal reports from MCAS Miramar as VMFA-314 becomes the first F-35 unit at the San Diego base.

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Qatar - An Air Force Reborn!

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is undergoing one of the most impressive expansion efforts of recent times to cement its position as a leading air arm in the Middle East. Combat Aircraft Journal updates the story of this unprecedented modernization effort.

Navigraph - Simmers Without Borders

Donate computing power to speed up the search for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

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'River Rattlers'

The US Navy Reserves fly some of the oldest Hornets in the US, yet they are able to provide meaningful fleet support and a valuable reserve force if the need to boost the front line arises.

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Coronavirus: Manufacturers Grind to a Halt

No corner of the aviation industry has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world continues to deal with the crisis, aircraft manufacturers are deploying several measures to cope with the resulting industry downturn, reports Thomas Haynes.

Australia releases shortlist for Shadow 200 replacement

The Australian Army has shortlisted four companies to compete in providing a replacement for its AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) under its Project LAND 129 campaign.

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Israel's Workhorse at 50!

Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the CH-53 Yas’ur, which marked a half-century of service with the Israeli Air Force last October.

Kent’s Battle of Britain Memorial to stay open

The Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, near Folkestone in Kent, has confirmed that it will remain open for the time being

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RAF Rivet Joints: Out of the Shadows

The RAF has been highly secretive over the years about the electronic intelligence role of 51 Sqn. With this in mind, Aviation News Editor Dino Carrara was intrigued to hear what would be revealed at a recent press event held at RAF Waddington.

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A Dove reincarnated

First flown in 1945, the classic DH Dove is still flying in limited numbers...

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East German MiG-21s: Cold War Fishbeds

The MiG-21 Fishbed was the mainstay of many Warsaw Pact air forces...

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Air Hollywood: Flights of Fantasy

The logistics and costs of filming at airports and on board real aircraft mean that most movies, TV shows, music videos and adverts use sets and props for aviation-themed scenes...

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Baby Boeings in Britain

Boeing scored a big success with its 737-200 twinjet...

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UK Aviation Museums: Top Picks

The United Kingdom has more than 100 aircraft museums and collections open to the public...

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Short haul, long aircraft: Iberia A340-600 to London

Spencer Bennett samples a short-haul Iberia
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Nuclear B-52s: Doomsday bombers

The B-52 was designed to deliver nuclear strikes...

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Bandeirante: Embraer’s first aircraft

The Bandeirante helped establish Embraer as a leading aircraft manufacturer...

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