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Historic

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Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor on static display at Kalamazoo

Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor N4819 on display at Kalamazoo’s Air Zoo...

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Gunfighters

Ian Black explains why the Lightning was fitted with cannon and...

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From Target To Triumph

Boeing B-29-60 Superfortress ‘T Square 54’ was rescued from...

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Successful first flight for Dixie Wing Kingcobra

Jim Dale flying the CAF Dixie Wing’s Kingcobra. CAF-JOHN WILLHOFF...

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Fairchild Argus taking shape in Northern Ireland

The fuselage framework of the Argus is nearly complete, with...

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Military

US Coast Guard receives first upgraded HC-130J

Lockheed Martin has handed over the first HC-130J Hercules outfitted with the Block 8.1 upgrade to the US Coast Guard (USCG).

Royal Thai Air Force orders H135s

Airbus Helicopters has announced that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has placed an order for six H135s for use as military training helicopters under its pilot training enhancement programme.

Elbit Systems to provide TF/TA systems for KF-X

Israeli-based Elbit Systems has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Hanwha Systems to provide Terrain Following/Terrain Avoidance (TF/TA) systems for the South Korea's KF-X next generation fighter.

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Commercial

Sudan receives FTC-2000s

One of six Guizhou Aircraft Industries Corporation of China FTC-2000...

Singapore receives first A330MRTT

Seen landing at Getafé after a 3.5-hour test flight on May 31...

Ten years of operations

Seen here at its home base Bétera on June 2 is AS532AL HU.27-01/ET-668...

Air Italy spreads wings

One of Air Italy’s new aircraft is Airbus A330-202 EI-GFX (msn...

Reapers in Poland

The US Air Force has started operating General Atomics Aeronautical...

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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."

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North Charleston, United States

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The event website states:"Guernsey’s annual air display has been enjoyed by thousands of people for over 60 years, hosting some of Britain’s most historic and treasured military aircraft alongside aerobatic and awe inspiring display teams."