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DC-3 to form part of Czech aircraft exhibition

The Kbely-based Letecké Muzeum (Aviation Museum) in the Czech...

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Hercules becomes underwater ‘attraction’ in Jordan

A retired Royal Jordanian Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules has...

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Puma unveiled at Spanish Air Force Museum

Aérospatiale SA330L Puma HD19-3 at the Museo del Aire on November...

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BAND OF SEVEN

STEVEN POTTER RECOUNTS THE STORY OF A LANCASTER CREW OF 106 SQUADRON...

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Sturmovik reborn

A collection of images illustrating the return to flight of the...

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Military

L3Harris to modify King Air 350ERs for Canadian ISR mission

US-based defence contractor, L3Harris Technologies, revealed on November 2 that it has been contracted to modify three new Beechcraft King Air 350ERs into special mission aircraft for Canada

USAF F-15 fleet to receive ACES 5 ejection seats

Collins Aerospace announced on October 29 that it has been awarded a US$700m contract to qualify, produce and field the ACES 5 next-generation ejection seat for various US Air Force aircraft

US Navy seeks E-3D in-flight trainer for E-6B Mercury fleet

The US Navy seeks to procure a Boeing E-3D Sentry airborne early warning and control system for use as an in-flight trainer to reduce the wear on its E-6B Mercury command and control aircraft

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Commercial

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Rio de Janeiro

Snapshot The Japanese NAMC YS-11 turboprop was developed...

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UK Visitors

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports...

British pilots fly F-35Bs onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

AIR International provides an overview of the historic first...

Paramount unveils SWIFT weapon/sensor

Paramount’s Smart Weapons Integration on Fast-Jet Trainers...

Antonovs collide in Khartoum

The Sudanese Air Force lost two Antonov transport aircraft in...

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Duxford Flying Evening

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage says: "Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more. Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield."

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."

Duxford Flying Finale

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: "In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year".

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."

Duxford VE Day Flying Day

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

The event webpage states: Enjoy our first event of the 2024 Duxford Flying Season! Flying Days: VE Day celebrates the role aviation made in the path to victory during World War Two." Regarding the IWM Duxford Flying Days it says: "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."

Shuttleworth Best of British Air Show

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

The event webpage says the "Best of British Air Show commemorates the history of aviation and automotive technology in Great Britain, as well as the influence it has had across the whole world." Plus: "The day will feature thrilling air displays from both the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, as well as dramatic performances from a host of visitors that will be joining us across the UK."