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Historic

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SEA  LEGS

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meetsThe son of one of British aviation’s great men, this pioneer...

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DATAFILE Pavements ice-clad, roads overtaken by deep,...

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Military

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Why the Egyptian Air Force has such a varied fighter fleet

The Egyptian Air Force offers an intriguing case study in procurement decisions, replete as it is with half a dozen types of fast jet, and with more diversity likely in the near future. Jim Winchester reports

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Combat Aircraft Journal September 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

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Inside ESQ601: Portugal's P-3C CUP+ Squadron

With the aging Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion commonly being replaced by the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, Joe Campion reports on how the Portuguese Air Force and its fleet prove the maritime patrol legend is still worthy of its role

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Commercial

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How British Airways got its latest livery

The airline boasts one of the most identifiable paint schemes, but how did it come about? Key.Aero recounts the history of the flag carrier’s colours

Southern Air 777F suffers stall alert on JFK departure

Shortly after take-off, the heavily loaded widebody experienced a low-speed incident on climb out

BA is now selling 747 cabin items and tableware

For the first time, the Heathrow-based airline is allowing customers the opportunity to purchase its premium selection of onboard items including, crockery, tableware and trolleys

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines? - Part 2

This week we're testing your airline recognition skills! Can you identify these carriers based upon these small cropped livery segments? Let us know what score you get!

Southwest reveals 737 MAX return plans

Following the decision by the FAA to un-ground the jet, the American low-cost carrier set out its approach to getting the type back in the sky

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Flight Simulation

Trondheim for Microsoft Flight Simulator

Aerosoft has announced Airport Trondheim-Værnes is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

X-Plane 11.50 Officially Released

Laminar Research has officially released X-Plane 11.50, introducing the Vulkan and Metal rendering engine to the platform.

Tecnam P2010 Touches Down in Prepar3D

Aeroplane Heaven has announced the Tecnam P2010 for Prepar3D version 4 and 5 is now available.

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Upcoming Events

Selfridge Air Show and Open House

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Harrison Township, United States

US military air show

Sywell 2024

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Northampton, United Kingdom

The event website states: "Sywell 2024 will be a quite remarkable airshow combined with ground attractions including classic cars and much more. Showcasing multiple classic aircraft from across Europe alongside modern jets, the flying line-up will include formation and unique display acts, some of which will be UK firsts. Added to that will be a host of special photographic opportunities for the enthusiasts, stalls, children's fun fair and many more things to do."

EBACE 2024

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Geneva, Switzerland

The event website says: "The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is a premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community."

Hill AFB Warriors over the Wasatch Air Show

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Hill AFB, United States

US Air Force airshow

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."

Northern Ireland International Airshow

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Portrush, United Kingdom

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