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Longest-range airliner

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Bell rebranding

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Six appeal

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Welsh Texans

One of the first two T-6C Texan IIs, ZM325, delivered to RAF...

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The Leonardo SW-4 Solo during its recent initial autonomous flight...

Joint Qatar-UK squadron to police skies over World Cup

A joint Qatar-UK fighter squadron will play a vital role in securing...

Kuwaiti King Airs

Sierra Nevada Corporation supplied the US Customs and Border...

Egyptian Rafale plan threatened

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Aircraft procurement, aircraft retirements

UNITED STATES An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike...

HH-60W enters final assembly

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Big freighter

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Australian MH-60Rs and the APKWS

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Falcons over the sea

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A350-1000 delivered

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NASA civil supersonic aircraft funding

The fiscal year 2019 budget request for NASA intends to fund...

More Challenger 350 milestones

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Japan eyes F-35B

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ANG flies CFT-equipped F-15C

THE LOUISIANA Air National Guard’s (ANG’s) 159th Fighter...

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Additional Ka-52 purchase planned

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Sikorsky Sells Schweizer Helicopter Line

US helicopter builder Sikorsky has sold the manufacturing rights...

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Gulf Air is no longer the biggest carrier in the Middle East,...

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New King Airs delivered for Shadow upgrade

TWO SECOND-HAND Hawker Beechcraft B300C King Air 350C aircraft...


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British-Irish Airports Expo 2022


London, United Kingdom

The 5th British-Irish Airports Expo is the trade show for all stakeholders on the airport campus. Typically, an expo of up to 150 exhibitors, and six conferences, attended by 2,300++ visitors, the 2022 British-Irish Airports EXPO moves from Olympia to take place at ExCeL London on 22-23 June 2022.

Royal International Air Tattoo 2022


Fairford, United Kingdom

The Royal International Air Tattoo will return in 2022 from 15-17 July. Friday will again be the preview day with a 4-hour flying display whilst Saturday and Sunday will both be full show days with over seven hours of thrilling flying displays each day.

ILA Berlin 2022


Schönefeld, Germany

Under the motto "Pioneering Aerospace" the #ILA22 will take place for the first time at the newly opened BER Airport in the heart of Europe. The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) as ILA brand owner and Messe Berlin GmbH as organizer are expecting trade visitors from all over the world, high-ranking guests from international, European and German politics and of course the numerous visitors of the public days in Berlin for the first time in four years

Shuttleworth Family Air Show


Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The Shuttleworth Family Air Show will have all kinds of exciting attractions both on the ground and in the skies. Be prepared to be thrilled!