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Ever wondered how the Battle of Britain film was created?

Watch exclusive interviews with pilot John Preece, and Spitfire historian Peter Arnold about filming the best-known historic aviation movie of all time to find out.

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Multiple fatalities in Philippine C-130H crash

A Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transport belonging to the Philippine Air Force crashed while attempting to land at Jolo Airport on Jolo Island in the nation’s Sulu province on July 4, killing 47 people

New Norwegian Destination for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Orbx has announced ENSG Sogndal Haukåsen Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

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Russia teases HMS Queen Elizabeth with MiG-31K, Tu-22M3 deployments

Russian bombers were training for a maritime war off the coast of Syria in late June, just as HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in the eastern Mediterranean

Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 military aircraft News Premium

US Navy buys RAF E-3D for E-6B training

An RAF Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control aircraft has been sold to the US Navy for use as an in-flight trainer in support of the Boeing E-6B Mercury programme

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How Loganair is helping battle COVID-19

As the aviation industry continues to resemble a skeletal shadow of its former self, positive news is in short supply – but it is out there. Chris Smith explains how one Scottish regional airline helped fulfil an integral role in the battle against COVID-19

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How Deutsche Aircraft plans to revamp the Dornier 328

In 2025 – 32 years after the Dornier 328 entered service – the Bavarian-built commuter will return as the reconsidered, redeveloped, revamped and re-engined D328eco. Andreas Spaeth talks to Deutsche Aircraft CEO Dave Jackson

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GB Airways at 90: The complete story

GB Airways played an important role in British aviation before being swallowed up by easyJet in 2007. Lee Cross looks back at the carrier’s history in what would have been its 90th year

Quiz: How well do you know your African airlines?

Can you identify these African airlines using just their tails? Let us know what score you get!

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In pictures: The commanders-in-chief descend on Cornwall

Airliner World presents a selection of images to showcase the aviation on display at June's G7 Summit in Cornwall

Halifax Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator Released

FSimStudios has announced CYHZ Halifax Stanfield International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

BREAKING: Boeing 737 ditches in ocean off Hawaii

The twinjet had just taken off from Honolulu and was operating an inter-island cargo service

The CR.42 Falco: Italy’s forgotten fighter of WWII 

The aircraft was Italy’s most produced fighter of World War II, but despite proving itself over France, it was relatively ineffective during the Battle of Britain

FlyPast Podcast Episode 28

This week we chat to Britain’s youngest Private Pilot’s License holder Ellie Carter and find out why she was a United States security risk at just 9 years old...

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The rise and fall of Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

A Soviet Bloc powerhouse with a modest fleet and big ambitions, Balkan appeared to have it sussed. That was until communism collapsed and privatisation prevailed. Alex Mladenov recounts the story of the Bulgarian airline from boom to bust

WATCH: The man with the half-built Spitfire

You may not have seen him at the Battle of Britain airshow, but Stuart had a fascinating story to tell about the project that’s been 17 years and counting…

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The coolest private jet that never was

Key.Aero reveals the story of an unusual looking business jet which never came to fruition

DCS: Marianas Map Released

Eagle Dynamics has announced The Marianas Islands, a free map for DCS World is out.

Big Radials P-40 Tomahawk Available on OrbxDirect

Orbx and Big Radials have announced a new partnership agreement, enabling customers to purchase Big Radials Products on OrbxDirect.

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Sinsheim: Flying high at 40

Germany’s Technik Museum Sinsheim is world-renowned as being home to both a Concorde and Tu-14 4, but the attractions aren’t limited to supersonic relics. Sebastian Schmitz shares some of his highlights from this transportation treasure trove

Historic Aviation Quiz

In this week's historic quiz, we want you to guess what year each of the 10 covers were originally published!

Civilian UH-1 Lifts Off in X-Plane

Nimbus Simulation has announced the civilian version of the UH-1 helicopter for X-Plane 11 is out now.

Cityscape Sydney Updated

Available now on Orbx Central is the much-anticipated update to Cityscape Sydney.

WATCH: This flying car could be on sale WITHIN A YEAR!

In an exclusive video interview with Key.Aero, the makers of the AirCar reveals more details of the ground-breaking project

Fokker F28 for Microsoft Flight Simulator In Development

Just Flight has announced the Fokker F28 Fellowship for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now in development.

French ALSR deploys to Djibouti for trials

One of the French Air and Space Force’s two new Beechcraft King Air 350ER VADOR intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft has been recently deployed to Djibouti for hot weather trials

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