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A Rare Beauty

FROM THE WORKSHOP WESTLAND LYSANDER Aircraft Restoration Company’s...

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Bolingbroke approaches completion in Canada

Greenwood Military Aviation Museum’s Bristol Bolingbroke Mk.IVT...

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Phantom restored in Czech Republic

The Letecké Muzeum (Aviation Museum) of the Czech Republic’s...

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A Global Success

E.E. CANBERRA | WORLD EXPORTS HAVING ENJOYED GREAT FORTUNE...

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Corrugated and Classy

JUNKERS F13 | CENTENARY CELEBRATION Junkers’ classic F13...

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Military

Boeing delivers first KC-46A tanker to Japan

Boeing has delivered the first KC-46A tanker to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force following a 2017 Foreign Military Sales contract award for an initial aircraft, subsequently increased on options to four airframes

617 Squadron fly with Indian AF Jaguars and SU-30s

October 27, exercise Konhan Shakti 21 saw one of the RAF’s F-35B units, 617 Squadron, operating from HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) flying with Indian Air Force Su-30s and Jaguars, plus Indian Navy MiG-29K

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M28 Special Operations Multi-Role Aircraft unveiled

PZL Mielec and Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) unveiled the first prototype of its newest M28 Special Operations Multi-Role Aircraft (SOMA), also known as the MC-145B Coyote on October 26

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Commercial

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Western Sydney Airport Takes Off

TWO OF Australia’s largest airline groups, Qantas and Virgin...

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Determined Desert Developments

Kuwait Airport Matteo Legnani details the past, present and...

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Expansion In doubt

The long-running saga of the expansion of Heathrow Airport in...

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Life After Thomas Cook

Even before COVID-19 caused chaos within the commercial aviation industry...

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Goto Get to Amakusa!

In Japan it often feels like the train can take you anywhere...

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Flight Simulation

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Flight Controls for Airliners

A Beginner’s Guide Saitek’s Pro Flight Yoke has been...

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PA-28R Arrow III

The Flight of the Arrow Just Flight Crisp textures are...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Airliners

An introduction to airliner simulation The Saab 340 is...

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Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "Enjoy a special themed display, providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying, on top of your great day out at IWM Duxford."

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