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MADE FOR TWO

MORE AND MORE SPITFIRE TWO-SEATERS ARE EMERGING FROM WORKSHOPS....

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What’s the best way of checking ejection seats work? Shoot a volunteer into the air at 8,000ft at a speed of 320mph of course. Ken Ellis tells the remarkable story of Martin-Baker fitter ‘Benny’ Lynch’s selfless bravery

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Vietnam Stratofortress being refurbished

Restoration work has been continuing on Boeing B-52G Stratofortress...

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Stratofortress awaits new colours at Pima

Westland Lynx HMA.8 XZ722 is now on public display at the Arizona...

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Twilight of the Gods

Neil Hutchinson captures images from a memorable Evening Airshow...

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Military

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 35

Welcome to the 35th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills here!

Additional AH-64Es delivered to the Army Air Corps

A further two Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters have been delivered to the Army Air Corps, having arrived in the UK on March 11

Jungle paint scheme for Nigerian A-29B

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer Defense & Security have released images of a newly-built Nigerian Air Force (NAF) A-29B Super Tucano light attack aircraft, which is sporting a new jungle paint scheme

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Commercial

Cutting-edge test squadron

The Royal Navy confirmed on November 14, 2018 that 744 Naval...

Maiden flight of India’s first Rafale

The first Dassault Rafale of an Indian Air Force order for 36...

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An-22 in the war on terror

Babak Taghvaee reports on Spain’s use of the world’s biggest propeller-driven transport aircraft – the mighty Antonov An-22 Antei

Ejército del Aire’s fourth H215 Super Puma

H215 with test registration F-WWOA is pictured landing at the...

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The event webpage says: "The annual Air Show takes place on Southport beach and is a weekend packed with entertainment! If you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids, as well as the flying programme, there is plenty of things to do on the ground. From flight simulators, static aircraft to explore, climbing walls, assault courses and plenty more!"

Shuttleworth Festival of Flight

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Biggleswade , United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "International Fly-In Friday 28th / Air Show Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th"..."Join us as we celebrate 60 years of Shuttleworth air shows at our first Festival of Flight! We will have three days of entertainment, activities, and displays to celebrate the wonderful achievements of aviation; from the very first flight, to the astonishing technology we see today."

Shuttleworth Summer Evening Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event's webpage says: "Our summer evening air show theme returns for another year of exciting displays, family friendly fun, and the guaranteed relaxed atmosphere only found at the Old Warden Aerodrome. Witness The Collection aircraft and exciting visitors take the skies...".

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

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Farnborough, United Kingdom

The famous Farnborough International Airshow trade event will feature a wide variety of aircraft.

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."

Shuttleworth Flying Proms

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We are thrilled to announce that the spectacular Flying Proms will return for another exciting evening of entertainment, both in the air and on ground. Enjoy a full symphony orchestra, accompanied by a gracefully choreographed air display and the unique climax of a firework display and airborne pyrotechnics to music."