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Historic

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Masterclass

Ken Ellis continues his survey of British post-war manufacturers...

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New colour scheme for FHC’s Mosquito

Mosquito T.III TV959 has been repainted to represent FB.VI NS838...

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North Weald’s C-54 Skymaster could fly again

Douglas C-54D Skymaster N44914/56498 at North Weald. SIMON MURDOCH...

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Antarctic pioneer returning to Washington

Fairchild FC-2W2 NX8006 ‘Stars And Stripes’ at the Virginia...

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Starfighter returns to gate guard ‘duty’

After a year of restoration work, Lockheed F-104A Starfighter...

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Military

Boeing completes first Loyal Wingman fuselage

Boeing Australia recently completed the major structural assembly of its first Airpower Teaming System (ATS) prototype fuselage – marking a major milestone in producing a Loyal Wingman platform.

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Special Report: 'Felon' Down

The first series production Su-57 ‘Felon’ crashed last December shortly before it was to have been handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) for initial military evaluation.

UK Sentry fleet halved in less than 12 months

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has halved its number of operational Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, in preparation for its replacement, the E-7A Wedgetail.

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Commercial

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Sharjah picks ADP

ADP INGÉNIERIE, part of Groupe ADP (formerly Aéroports de Paris),...

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Oslo expands

THE AREA beyond passport control at Oslo Airport is to be extended,...

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Snapshot from China

SNAPSHOT CHAIN The People’s Republic of China – one of the...

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Baltic holiday haven

A small facility in western Lithuania is one of the fastest-growing...

C Series deal

The first deliveries of aircraft from Air Baltic’s order for...

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Flight Simulation

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Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

FAI World Microlight Championships

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Corby, United Kingdom

World Microlight Championships

Midlands Air Festival

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Alcester, United Kingdom

The main flying displays the organisers say will be on Saturday and Sunday. The event website also says: "Join us again for our fantastic classic air display in the stunning grounds of the Ragley Hall Estate. There will be a wide array displays including Warbirds, Classic Jets, Helicopters, amazing high energy aerobatics, aerial ballet, flying circus and some of the largest radio controlled models in the world, that are so big you can almost climb into them!
"There will also be parachute display teams plus the chance to get up close and personal to some of our display aircraft which will be landing on site on our own dedicated runway! Our flying display will be an exciting and entertaining mix, with even a small section dedicated to our younger visitors."

Wings Over Whiteman 2024 Air and Space Show

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Whiteman AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "On the ground, in the air, and even in the clothes you wear! Step back into summer 1940 at the Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life."

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’

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La Ferté-Alais, France

The event website states: "Every morning, the public can get closer to the planes via the static exhibition and interact with the pilots and mechanics...The afternoon is specially dedicated to flight presentations with a show lasting more than 5 hours including around a hundred aircraft flying in the skies of Essonne. The show unfolds through thematic scenes the history of aeronautics, from the time of the pioneers to the latest generation of civil and military aircraft."