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Aviation News - The Past, Present and Future of Flight

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What you need to know about the new B-21 Raider stealth bomber

After a relatively short seven-year development period, the USAF is poised to begin testing the first new long-range bomber developed since the Northrop Grumman B-2A entered service more than 30 years ago. Tom Kaminski reports

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Inside the five-year Italian Beechcraft C-45 restoration 

A five-year-long restoration effort to return a former Italian Air Force Beechcraft C-45F Expeditor to its former glory has recently been completed at the Guardia di Finanza Air Service Museum at Pratica di Mare, Italy. Daniele Mattozzi reports for Aviation News

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Dutch hold major multinational helicopter exercise

Falcon Autumn proved to be one of the most complex multinational rotary-wing airborne assault exercises witnessed in Europe in recent years. Joris van Boven and Alex van Noije report from the Netherlands

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Why the Shorts Skyvan ‘Flying Shoebox’ proved so popular

Short Brothers transformed Miles’ modest twin-engined freighter into a rugged, dependable, go anywhere, do anything aircraft loved by civilian and military operators alike. Stephen Skinner details the metamorphosis from Aerovan to Skyvan

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Why Embraer paused its revolutionary next-gen turboprop 

Just a week after disclosing details about its Energia concepts, Embraer has put its turboprop airliner plans on ice, but regional aircraft using new technologies remain firmly in its sights. Mark Broadbent reports

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Cologne-Bonn Airport: ultimate spotting guide

Cologne-Bonn Airport’s terrace offers excellent views of a broad selection of passenger and cargo aircraft, as Gary Morris discovers. Additional photography by Steve Kilvington and Matt Sudol

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Looking back at 50 years of Bombardier Challenger development

As Bombardier begins to deliver its latest Challenger – the 3500 – Paul E Eden looks back on almost half-a-century of business jet development

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An in-depth look at Virgin's new Airbus A330-900

Simplification has been the watchword of the post-COVID-19 Virgin Atlantic, but does streamlining leave the Dreamliner out in the cold? Tom Batchelor gets acquainted with its biggest threat, the Airbus A330-900

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Catapults and carriers: How the Hurricane was made into the Sea Hurricane

Launched by rocket-powered catapult from ships without flight decks, and later flying from escort carriers, the Sea Hurricane and its pilots fought with incredible distinction, as Paul E Eden explained in the March 2014 issue of Aviation News

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