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The long awaited first post restoration flight took place today in the hands of renowned warbird pilot Pete Kynsey…

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Airbus A350 – what it’s like to fly the next-generation widebody

Aviation News speaks to David Ward, an Airbus A350-900 pilot flying for Delta Air Lines

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Hawker Hurricane honoured by IWM Duxford in new display

The number of airworthy Hawker Hurricanes has swelled in recent years, enabling the Imperial War Museum to gather up to seven examples of the World War Two fighter. Martin Needham details the aircraft on display in a new exhibition

Duxford seeks new home for Jaguar

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) has announced that it plans to remove Jaguar GR.1B XX108 from its collection

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Electra closing in on first post-restoration flight

The Lockheed 12A Electra which provided Britain with invaluable reconnaissance photographs in the months leading up to World War Two will soon make its first flight in the UK for more than 80 years

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The scholarship inspiring young aviators and promoting vintage aviation

The family and friends of Thomas Castle, who lost his life in 2019, are working to ensure his name lives on to inspire young aviators and promote vintage aviation. Martin Needham learns more about the Thomas Castle Aviation Heritage Scholarship

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Duxford Victor restoration revealed

Martin Needham reports from the Imperial War Museum Duxford on the completion of its Handley Page Victor B.1A(K2P) restoration

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Vintage Aerobatic World Championship: Aviation’s friendly games

Aerobatic competitions don’t have to be hotly contested battles to see who the most precise pilot is or who has the best G tolerance, as Martin Needham discovered at the Real Aeroplane Company’s Breighton headquarters

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Aircraft night photoshoots: your ultimate guide

With the nights drawing in, Aviation News’ Martin Needham looks forward to the start of several months of tripod-based antics with this guide to getting the most from a night photoshoot

QUIZ: Freighter giants

Better freight than never... This week's quiz missed its slot, unfortunately, but it's now ready and waiting for you to test your knowledge of all things cargo