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Eurofighter on QRA in Bulgaria

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Extra Gulfstream for Morocco

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Thailand orders eight more T-50s

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Red Flag debut for Saudi Typhoon

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RAF Chinook HC4 Upgrade

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European Maritime Patrol Aircraft

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P-40 From The Deep

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Typhoon intercepts Black Sea Backfires

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Sea Kings Return for Training

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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.

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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

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