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Historic

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BACK FROM THE DEAD

At a private location near the New Zealand capital Auckland,...

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In Service

The impact of Sopwith’s new fighter was significant ...

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Vietnam tribute Huey being returned to flight

Bell UH-1H 66-16823 featuring nose art by Russ Mowry. STEPHEN...

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Fairchild close to flight but tailwheel dilemma remains

Jim and Robert’s Fairchild UC-61K (Argus III) could fly later...

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Uruguayan museum working to restore rare exhibits

Douglas DC-3 CX-BDB will have its rudder refitted after damage...

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Military

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TEST NIGHTHAWK

Lockheed YF-117A Nighthawk serial 79-10783 was the fourth of...

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AIR International January 2020

The full issue in page-turning format

First Eurofighter in Kuwaiti configuration takes flight

The first Kuwait-standard Eurofighter has taken to the air at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s flight-test centre at Turin-Caselle Airport, Italy.

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Commercial

Cathay Pacific’s A350-1000

Cathay Pacific’s first A350-1000, F-WZGV, departs Toulouse...

Final Spartan arrives, Poseidon deploys and F-35 training receives a boost

To mark 75 years since the establishment of 35 Squadron, an anniversary...

Aging champs of air supremacy

David C Isby reviews the US Air Force fleet of McDonnell Douglas...

Cargo upswing

RECENT WEEKS have seen further developments in the passenger...

KC-46A delays continue

One Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker successfully refuelled another...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Flying Day: 19 Squadron

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 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."

International Sanicole Airshow

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Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Established in 1977, the airshow returns in 2024 for its 44th edition.

Abbotsford International Airshow

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Abbotsford, Canada

The airshow website says: "The Abbotsford Airshow was born in 1962 as a partnership between the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club to promote aviation at the Abbotsford Airport. Since then, the event has grown to become one of the Fraser Valley’s largest and most exciting annual events."

Royal International Air Tattoo

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Fairford, United Kingdom

The themes this year for RIAT are '50 Years F-16', 'NATO 75th Anniversary', '100th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force' and 'Pushing the boundaries in Air and Space'. Regarding the final one in the list the RIAT website states: "Our main theme will highlight the important work of Flight Test & Evaluation in modern aviation, looking back at 100 years of British military test flying. We hope to display specialised, modified and instrumented test flight aircraft from organisations from around the world dedicated to Flight Test, Evaluation and Scientific Research."

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

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Mošnov, Czechia

The event website states: "The main programme, taking place at Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, features heavy military hardware, police and rescue equipment, dynamic displays of special forces’ training, flying displays and presentations of armaments, equipment and gear of individual units."