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Historic

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Falling between two stools

IN SERVICE FAIRCHILD C-82 Typical Packet loads — paratroops,...

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ONE MAN AND HIS BIRD DOG

O-1E I-BDOG is owned and flown by Andrea Rossetto, who has a...

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How the Dambusters used Mustangs

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

Devastator discovery at two miles down

The great depth at which the aircraft lie has ensured that the...

Lottery success for Wallop museum

A computer-generated image of the redeveloped Museum of Army...

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Military

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Artificial Intelligence: Flying is the Robot's Job

Key.Aero explores the US military's growing focus on using artificial intelligence to cover the role of flying combat aircraft, while pilots become mission managers

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Looking ahead at RAF Mildenhall's now-secure future

Following the USAF's decision to remain at RAF Mildenhall for the foreseeable future, we examine what lies in store for the British base going forward

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A-7 Corsair II: The Swashbuckling SLUF

What it lacked in speed, the subsonic A-7 Corsair II made up for in payload and persistence. It also ushered in a new era of strike accuracy, as Key.Aero reports.

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Commercial

ATAC’s first Mirage F1

Former Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) Mirage F1CR No.606...

Iraq approved to receive Bell 407GX

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress...

A350-900 hybrid livery

China Airlines’ latest Airbus A350-941 is B-18918 (msn 239)...

Helix launched

South African company CADG launched its optionally piloted Helix...

Nine more E-2Ds

Local Japanese media reported on October 11, 2018, that an additional...

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Flight Simulation

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Upcoming Events

Duxford Summer Air Show D-Day 80

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "We will pay tribute to this momentous anniversary by welcoming nine historic Dakotas – the aircraft synonymous with the D-Day landings – to the skies of Duxford for a series of dramatic flypasts over the weekend and a mass historic parachute jump over the historic airfield on Saturday 1 June."

McConnell AFB - Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow

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Wichita, United States

US Air Force airshow

Danish Air Show

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Aalborg, Denmark

The air show website says: "The audience will experience a packed programme, where Danish transport aircraft, helicopters and fighters will perform a tactical demonstration and both Danish and foreign military aircraft will be on show on the ground and in the air."

Shuttleworth Race Day Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "our Race Day Air Show celebrates the passion Richard Shuttleworth had for racing, both on the ground and in the air...
[and] brings together icons of the aviation and the motor vehicle industry for a dramatic day of full action both on our grass runway and the Bedfordshire skies."

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."

Dover AFB - First State Airshow

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Dover AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow