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Historic

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FlyPast May 2024

May 2024 issue of FlyPast in page-turning format puts the spotlight on Goodyear FG-1D Corsair NZ5648, which has taken to New Zealand skies once again after a six-year hiatus

Historic Aviation Quiz: March 15

Test you historic aviation knowledge with this week's quiz from KEY.aero...

Yorkshire Air Museum gears up for Buccaneer Day

The Elvington-based attraction will mark 30 years since the classic jet retired from RAF service on Saturday, April 6

Lancaster wing and nose swapped at East Kirkby

Work is continuing at the home of 'Just Jane' in Lincolnshire to keep the aircraft taxiable while also working towards returning it to the skies

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Review of the new film ‘The Shamrock Spitfire’

Review by Tom Allett, Editor of FlyPast magazine

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Military

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Special 50th anniversary Tornado scheme unveiled

A German Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS has been painted in a special scheme to mark the 50th anniversary of the aircraft type’s first flight.

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The aircraft type you (probably) didn’t know the RAF flies

Those well-versed on the RAF may think they know all the aircraft types flown by the service, but there may be one which has evaded their attention lurking in deepest Nottinghamshire.

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Combat Aircraft Journal May 2024

May 2024 issue of Combat Aircraft Journal in page-turning format features America's new 12-shooter, a report by Mark Ayton exploring the F-15EX Eagle II

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Commercial

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Oneworld opens first branded European lounge

Oneworld alliance has unveiled its second dedicated lounge and the first in Europe at Amsterdam/Schiphol airport.

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Canadian Classic Boeing 737 comeback

Canadian charter carrier Nolinor Aviation has announced plans to restore its Boeing 737-200 fleet to pre-pandemic levels.

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UK planespotting highlights for February 2024

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK. For the most part, they’re commercial jets, but almost all of them are unusual types, wearing new or unique liveries, or first visits by an airline or airliner to a particular airport.

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Your essential Singapore Airshow 2024 debrief

Nigel Pittaway reports from Changi on the major moves and deals to come out of the biennial Singapore Airshow

ULTIMATE AMERICAN AIRLINES FLEET QUIZ!

Following the announcement earlier this week that American Airlines had placed an order for 260 new narrowbody and regional aircraft from Airbus, Boeing and Embraer, for this week’s quiz, we thought we’d test your knowledge of the US carrier’s fleet past and present. Good luck!

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Flight Simulation

P-47D Razorback ready for take-off

Aeroplane Heaven has released the Republic P-47D Razorback for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Bundaberg Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator released

Impulse Simulations has announced Bundaberg Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is out now.

Old Warden Aerodrome for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The latest destination from Burning Blue Design is Old Warden Aerodrome for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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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

Airshow