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WIN A Spitfire Flight worth £2975!

Flypast, Aeroplane Monthly and Britain at War magazines have teamed up with Spitfires.com to give one lucky reader the chance to win a flight in a Spitfire.

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Mi-24 Hind restored by Czech museum

Former Czech Air Force Mil Mi-24D Hind ‘0220’ has undergone a complete restoration to virtually as new condition in the Czech Republic.

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RAF F-35 role demonstration explained

With the RAF performing an F-35B Lightning II ‘role demonstration’ at a number of UK airshows, AFM spoke to Gp Capt John ‘Butch’ Butcher, Commander of the UK’s Lightning Force about what airshow-goers can expect

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Final Czech Hinds head to Ukraine

The Czech Air Force (CzAF) quietly bid a fond farewell to its remaining Mi-24/35 Hind attack helicopters on March 21, when the last two Mi-35 Hind-Es that were destined for delivery to the Ukrainian Armed Forces departed Náměšt nad Oslavou Air Base for Ukraine.

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CH-53K ferries F-35C from Maryland to New Jersey

A USMC CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopter recently transferred an inoperable F-35C Lightning II airframe from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

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USMC Harriers and Ospreys deploy to Sweden for BALTOPS

Four US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier IIs and the same number of MV-22B Ospreys stopped for fuel at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk on Sunday, June 9, 2024 en-route from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) to Sweden for Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24.

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First-ever Ramstein 1v1 fighter exercise

Fourth and fifth-generation fighter aircraft from nine NATO countries recently participated in a basic fighter manoeuvres (BFM) exercise at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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Sir Richard Branson’s reflections on 40 years of Virgin Atlantic

Exclusively for Airliner World, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic, describes in his own words why the carrier has not just survived but thrived over the last four decades

JetBlue and BA seek codeshare

JetBlue Airways is planning to implement a codeshare arrangement with British Airways to link networks and sell flights within the US and between London and Europe.

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A Belgian F-35 gets airborne for the first time

The third F-35A Lightning II to be produced for the Belgian Air Force (BAF) carried out its maiden flight from Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 14.