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Historic

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How the Dambusters used Mustangs

One of 617’s pair of Mustang IIIs, showing its ‘Malcolm hood’...

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Marooned in Puerto Rico

Lockheed L1049 Super Constellation, HI-542CT (c/n 4852), has...

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Work carried out on Scimitar in New York

Scimitar F.1 XD220 on display in New York, with the F 3D visible...

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Phantom on show in company car park

McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom 71-0247 outside Ferra Aerospace...

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Pélican on its way back to France

Caudron C.510 Pélican SE-AGA in Sweden prior to its journey...

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Military

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What we know so far about AERALIS' jet trainer family

We examine AERALIS, a UK-based start-up that seeks to revolutionise fixed-wing training across the world’s military air arms through its family of low-cost, next-generation customisable jet trainers

Indian Air Force issues RFP for 70 HTT-40 basic trainers

Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has received a Request for Proposal from the Indian Air Force regarding the acquisition of at least 70 HTT-40s to fulfil the air arm’s basic trainer requirements

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Combat Aircraft Journal March 2021

The full issue in page-turning format

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Commercial

More on the UK’s Wedgetail AEW&C proposal

Nigel Pittaway UK Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement...

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Storm chasing on Honeywell’s Boeing 757 testbed

Chen Chuanren goes storm-chasing onboard Honeywell’s 757 testbed and explains more about the systems aboard this specialist aircraft

Atlantic heli ops

Sven van Roij visits Atlantic Airways in the Faroe Islands to...

Global 5500 and 6500 service entry

All images by Bombardier BOMBARDIER BUSINESS Aircraft also...

Unmanned test squadron

Establishment of the US Navy’s first dedicated test squadron...

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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."