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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”

DR RUDOLF STUMBERGER

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

DR RUDOLF STUMBERGER

Spitfire import for Biggin Hill

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

RCAF Hurricane for Calgary

Hurricane XII RCAF 5389 rolls out for engine runs at Wetaskiwin, Alberta

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Ilyushin Il-18

Known to NATO as the ‘Coot’, the Il-18 gave Aeroflot its first practical four-turboprop airliner when it entered service on 20 April 1959 — and became known for its signature smoke trails

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Modern Times

For US carrier Modern Air, the unique West Berlin market offered a lucrative opening — and some special challenges

Hunter F1 moves to Montrose

Hawker Hunter F1 WT619 arrives at the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre

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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s Light Aircraft Association

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Rumble in the Jungle

Waging a hard-fought guerrilla war in its African colonies, Portugal faced a gap in combat aircraft capability ...

Upcoming Events

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

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Kuwait City, Kuwait

Following on from its successful inaugural show in 2018, the biennial Kuwait Aviation Show returns in January 2020.

Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow 2020

Tauranga, New Zealand

The annual Classics of the Sky - Tauranga City Airshow is to return this year, held in association with Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and Mount Truck Show.

Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020

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Lucknow, India

Returning after a two-year absence is the biennial Defence Expo (DEFEXPO) India 2020. This year's event will be held at Vrindavan Yojna in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Buckeye Air Fair 2020

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Buckeye, United States

The Buckeye Air Fair returns this year, bringing an action-packed weekend for all to enjoy.