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Historic

Fairford’s Concorde connection celebrated

A plaque has been unveiled in Fairford to commemorate the town’s links with BAC Concorde 002 G-BSST

Bolingbroke restoration to begin in new Bristol workshop

Aerospace Bristol has announced plans to open a Conservation-in-Action workshop...

Shuttleworth Collection uncovered

Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden, Bedfordshire, opened the doors of its engineering workshop...

Unique Hawk and Tornado arrive in Yorkshire

Jet Art Aviation (JAA) ended last year on a high with the arrival of two rare airframes...

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Hawker Hurricane: The Great Monoplane Gamble

The project that became the Hurricane represented quite a risk for Hawker...

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Military

An F-15E of the 336th Fighter Squadron on approach to RAF Lakenheath. All photos Dino Carrara News Premium

IN PICTURES: 'Rocketeers' at Lakenheath

A selection of photos of F-15E Strike Eagles of the US Air Force’s 336th Fighter Squadron ‘Rocketeers’ which are currently deployed to RAF Lakenheath

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The story behind the USAF's failed E-10A MC2A programme

The Northrop Grumman E-10A Multi-Sensor Command and Control Aircraft was an ambitious program to replace several types with a single model. As we reveal, it proved to be too ambitious and was quickly dropped when the USAF needed funds for higher priority projects

Indian Navy commences P-8I ops from INS Hansa

The Indian Navy has commenced Boeing P-8I Neptune maritime patrol aircraft operations from INS Hansa, Goa-Dabolim, after the first two examples arrived at the base on December 30, 2021

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Commercial

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Boeing 737 MAX Update

The Boeing 737 MAX saga rumbles on – with still no end in sight to the grounding that has been in place since March 13.

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China Southern Welcomes Initial A350

China Southern Airlines has received its first Airbus A350-900...

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Rapid Forge Sees Forward Deployments

MILITARY NEWS F-35As from Hill AFB and F-15Es from Seymour...

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Hornets in Two-Phase Upgrade

Under a two-phase programme beginning this summer, Canada plans...

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Spitfire 'Longest Flight' Expedition

‘SILVER SPITFIRE’, MK IX MJ271/G-ERTI was scheduled to begin...

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Flight Simulation

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AOA Simulatons V-22 Osprey

The innovative VTOL aircraft

Just Flight Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer for X-Plane 11

We have received news that Just Flight’s superbly detailed Hawk T1/A Advanced Trainer, developed in partnership with Thranda Design has been released.

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Flying Circus

A new beginning IL-2 Sturmovik ne of my all-time...

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Upcoming Events

Helitech Expo

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London, United Kingdom

Helicopter trade show.

ILA Berlin

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Schönefeld, Germany

The event website states: "ILA Berlin features the entire value chain and every tier of the aerospace industry, from Aviation, Space and Defence & Support, to Advanced Air Mobility and the Supplier sector."

19 Wing Comox Air Show

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Comox, Canada

Royal Canadian Air Force airshow

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

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."