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Nocturnal Evaluators

On March 14, Threshold.aero offered enthusiasts the chance to photograph...

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B-17 at 85: Mediterranean Mud-Movers

Boeing’s B-17 Flying Fortress is most celebrated for its strategic...

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Above and Beyond: Hugh James

The efforts of transport pilot Hugh ‘Jimmy’ James to save passengers on his aircraft...

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Glory Days: Aerial Battering Rams

Dr Alfred Price was one of the foremost aviation historians...

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Restoration Scene: Why not fly it?

When the Royal Netherlands Air Force retired Lockheed’s legendary F-104...

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Battle of Britain at 80: Italian Misadventure

The Italian FIAT CR.42 biplane made brief combat appearances...

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Inside Stories: Beast of the Border

A Russian Sturmovik sent to attack German-held bridges in Norway...

EasyJet Job Cuts: Just How Big is the Airline?

Following easyJet’s announcement that it plans to cut up to 30% of its workforce - around 4,500 jobs – we are examining just how big the low-cost carrier is. Data provided by travel industry analytics firm, Cirium shows that the airline operated flights to more than 120 airports before the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to ground its entire fleet.

India inducts FOC-standard Tejas Mk1, stands up second squadron

India has formally inducted the first final operational clearance (FOC)-standard Tejas Mk1 Light Combat Aircraft into service and has stood up No 18 Squadron ‘Flying Bullets’ as the second unit to operate the type.

Ever Wondered What a Q400 Would Look Like as a Freighter?

Indian low-cost airline, SpiceJet has converted three of its Bombardier Q400 passenger aircraft into freighters. The turboprops, which usually have space for 78 passengers in a single-class configuration, had their seats removed and now each have a cargo capacity of 8.5 tons.

Upcoming Events

Mid-Atlantic World War II Weekend 2020

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Reading, United States

An event which sees the gathering of historic aircraft, mainly warbirds, at Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, returns on this years airshow calendar.

Scott AFB Airshow 2020

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Scott Air Force Base, United States

The Scott AFB Airshow is returning this year, giving visitors an insight into the work done by the US Air Force.

English Riveria (Torbay) Airshow 2020

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Paignton, United Kingdom

The Torbay (English Riveria) Airshow is returning for its fourth year, with organisers promising the show will be "bigger and better".

Selfridge ANGB Open House & Airshow 2020

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Harrison charter Township, United States

As a "thank you" to the local community of Detroit, Michigan, Selfridge ANGB will host an Open House & Airshow in 2020.