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TECHNICAL DETAILS FAIRCHILD C-82 A rear boom assembly being...

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Flying low over the jungles of Vietnam, at constant risk from...

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From Dambusters to bunker-busters

A brief note dated 3 August 1943 from Air Cdre Sydney Bufton, director of bomber operations at the Air Ministry, to Bomber Command’s Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief is a pointer towards one of the more notable inventions by Barnes Wallis, a “12,000lb deep penetration bomb” that would emerge as Tallboy.


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Italy's aircraft carrier arrives in US for F-35B sea trials

The Italian Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier, ITS Cavour (CVH-550), arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, on February 13 to conduct a series of sea trials with the F-35B Lightning II in the Western Atlantic

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No 77 Squadron RAAF: Transitioning from Legacy Hornets to the F-35A

After more than three decades of operations, the RAAF’s No 77 Squadron has bid an emotional farewell to its legacy Hornets, but looks ahead to a promising future with the F-35A Lightning II, as Key.Aero reports

NATO declares RQ-4D Phoenix fleet as mission-ready

NATO revealed on February 15 that the Alliance Ground Surveillance Force’s fleet of five Northrop Grumman RQ-4D Phoenix high-altitude, long-endurance UAVs has achieved initial operational capability

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Britain above the Arctic Circle

With a resurgent Russia flexing its muscles above the Arctic...

Embraer’s new Praetor 500 and 600

All images by Embraer EMBRAER ANNOUNCED two new business aircraft...

Sikorsky’s Autonomy Research Aircraft

The Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft photographed during a...

End of an era for Belgian Alpha Jet training

The Belgian Ministry of Defence is offering its fleet of twenty...

Finally – Canada launches F-18 replacement process

After years of debate and controversy, Canada has announced its...

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Duxford Flying Evening


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."

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta


Bristol, United Kingdom

The event website states: "The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is a free to attend, three-day event that celebrates the city and its heritage links to the remarkable world of hot air ballooning. From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th August, the rolling hills of Ashton Court on the outskirts of the city of Bristol are home to a temporary playground of entertainment, and a stage set ready and waiting for over 100 hot air balloons to take flight."

Airshow London, Canada


London, Canada

Major airshow

Offutt AFB - Defenders of Freedom Air and Space Show


Bellevue, United States

US Air Force airshow

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show


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."



Zeltweg, Austria

The airshow website states AIRPOWER24 will have demonstrations by the Austrian Air Force and international military aerobatic squadrons and participants from civil aviation.