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Vulcan Week

The Avro Vulcan is one of the true icons of historic aviation. Starting out as a key part of Britain's nuclear deterrent in the Cold War era, the Vulcan is an aircraft that almost everyone has a soft spot for - and that's largely thanks to XH558. Its incredible restoration, thanks to the work of the Vulcan to the Sky Trust, thrilled airshow crowds up until 2015, but it still has a role to play in inspiring the next generation of aviation engineers.

 

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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

Lisbon Airport Upgraded

MK-Studios has updated Lisbon for Prepar3D to version 1.3.

Hurricane Incoming

Aeroplane Heaven has released preview images of its upcoming Hurricane Mk1 for Prepar3D and FSX.

Stuttgart for Prepar3D Available

JustSim has announced Stuttgart Airport for Prepar3D version 4.4+ is released.

First Air Canada A220 Rolls Out Paint Shop

The Canadian flag carrier is set to take delivery of its first airframe next month with 45 on order.

New Icelandic Airline PLAY to Launch

Just over seven months after Iceland’s WOW Air collapsed, the country’s newest airline is beginning to take shape, having confirmed it will be called PLAY.

Thomas Cooks Slots Snapped Up

Two British low-cost airlines have secured landing slots at several UK airports previously held by collapsed travel operator, Thomas Cook.

Bristol 2019 Out Now

Scenery developer, Uk2000 has released Bristol 2019 HD for FSX and Prepar3D.

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Challenging Airports - Lukla

When one scans the globe for challenging airports, you would be hard pressed to find one with as many challenges as those presented by Tenzing-Hillary Airport, otherwise known as Lukla.

TrueEarth US Northern California HD for X-Plane

The latest TrueEarth scenery pack to be released by Orbx is US Northern California HD for X-Plane 11.

Challenging Airports - Saint Barthelemy

"Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect."- Captain A. G. Lamplugh

Microsoft Flight Simulator Development Update

The Microsoft team has revealed they have partnered with several aerospace manufacturers...

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Back to Basics: Stage 1, Lesson 1

The principles of flight

Lady of the Lake

In a workshop in western Sweden, one of the country’s most ambitious aircraft restoration projects, a Heinkel He 111H-3, is gradually taking shape.

Reviews

The latest books and products for the discerning aviation enthusiast...

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AEROPLANE meets ROB MILLINSHIP

From early days as aeromodeller, private pilot and Pitts homebuilder, this vintage aircraft aficionado has become one of Shuttleworth’s most versatile flyers

DH9B replica completed at Aviodrome

The centenary of Dutch flag-carrier KLM was celebrated at the Aviodrome, Lelystad

Corrigan’s Robin emerges at Planes of Fame

The totally original fuselage of ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan’s...

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Flight Line

Recollections and reflections — a seasoned reporter’s view of aviation history

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LIFE WITH A LEGEND

Recollections of Mosquito RR299 may fade, but are never totally forgotten.

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Leading the turbocharge

Flight-testing the first ever turboprop Dakota — a British development

‘Brisfit’ tribute to Park

The first of four Bristol F2B Fighter replicas acquired from the USA by New Zealand-based Graham Orphan emerges from the JEM Aviation hangar

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Q&A December 2019

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question, or trying to trace an old aviation friend?

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The whole 9 yards

PILOT REPORT DH9 flight-testing

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“I am awaiting the final order”

Words from a kamikaze pilot who met his death in June 1945 are among the powerful, and sobering, exhibits in two museums dedicated to the Japanese suicide missions

Spitfire import for Biggin Hill

The former Irish Air Corps Supermarine Spitfire IXT TE308/IAC 163 is to be restored at Biggin Hill

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