Canada selects Buffalo and legacy Hercules replacement
IWM Duxford announces airshow dates and themes. Note that the Flying Legends Airshow will also take place at Duxford on July 8 and 9, 2017.
The first NH90 for German Navy flies
US warbird collector and pilot Kermit Weeks has posted a video of an engine and taxi trial in Supermarine Spitfire XVI TE476. The engine was last run in January 2015, but a leak in the upper fuel tank has delayed the aircraft's return to flight.
The Commemorative Air Force's Red Tail Squadron's North American P-51C Mustang successfully returned to the sky on December 1. The aircraft had been out of commission for eight months to undergo repairs following a hard landing. It made a safe and successful test flight, and will soon return to the US airshow circuit, paying tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen. Video by Nik Coleman 'From the 2017 Series Plane Resurrection'
The first Air Baltic CS300 has been handed over
Three more historic aircraft have been delivered from the RAF Museum's Hendon site to its sister museum at Cosford.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight carried out an engine test on Spitfire Vb AB910 on Thursday. Here it is in all its noisy glory...
For more on the BBMF, don't miss the current issue of FlyPast (on sale now). Sqn Ldr Clive Rowley reveals the story behind the new colours worn by the BBMF's Spitfire PR.XIX PS915, with air-to-air photography by Richard Paver. This issue will only be in the shops for a few more days - or click the green Buy Now tab at the top of this page.
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