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Historic

WIN A Spitfire Flight worth £2975!

Flypast, Aeroplane Monthly and Britain at War magazines have teamed up with Spitfires.com to give one lucky reader the chance to win a flight in a Spitfire.

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‘Wings over Windermere’ exhibition set to open

Charity The Lakes Flying Company is setting up a permanent exhibition called ‘Wings over Windermere’ at Windermere Library to tell the story of the Waterbird, the first successful British seaplane.

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Prototype Jackaroo back in the air

The prototype Thruxton Jackaroo, G-AOEX (c/n 86483), has been restored to airworthiness for the first time in almost 60 years. The aircraft made its first post-restoration flight in February with Dan Griffith at the controls, and has since been issued with a permit to fly.

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Main access road to Stow Maries re-opened as aerodrome fights for survival

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is again accessible through its primary entrance on Hackman’s Lane in Purleigh, Essex, providing a crucial lifeline in its ongoing struggle for survival.

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Farnborough International Airshow 2024 aircraft listing

This year’s Farnborough International Airshow takes place between July 22 to 26 and once again a wide variety of aircraft types are scheduled to attend.

More Royal Saudi Air Force A330 MRTTs

Saudi Arabia has ordered four additional Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).

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Civilian Yak-52 downs Russian UAV in Ukraine

As Ukraine continues to face relentless Russian attacks amid a serious shortage of air-defence (AD) assets, some unconventional methods have been employed to alleviate the situation, including the use of civilian aircraft to down UAVs.

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Commercial

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Civil aircraft country registration prefixes quiz

How well do you know your civil aircraft country registration prefixes? Test yourself with our quiz.

IT issue has major impact on airlines and airports

The world has been hit by an IT issue today relating to Microsoft systems which has had a major impact on airlines.

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Farnborough International Airshow 2024 aircraft listing

This year’s Farnborough International Airshow takes place between July 22 to 26 and once again a wide variety of aircraft types are scheduled to attend.

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Civilian Yak-52 downs Russian UAV in Ukraine

As Ukraine continues to face relentless Russian attacks amid a serious shortage of air-defence (AD) assets, some unconventional methods have been employed to alleviate the situation, including the use of civilian aircraft to down UAVs.

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FlyOne Armenia returns to Düsseldorf

FlyOne Armenia has resumed flights between Yerevan and Düsseldorf in Germany.

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Flight Simulation

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PC Pilot Issue 152

Issue 152 July-August of PC Pilot in page-turning format features a review of SC Designs’ 1960s fighter F-5E Tiger II for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Halifax Stanfield Airport for MSFS upgraded

FSimStudios has released version 2 of CYHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Tomahawk for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Just Flight has announced the PA-38 Tomahawk for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
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NAS Jacksonville - NAS Jax Air Show

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Jacksonville, United States

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Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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

Athens Flying Week 2024 - Tanagra International Air Show

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International air show.