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RCAF CF-18 Demo Team for RIAT and Yeovilton

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 displays have been scheduled for RIAT and Yeovilton - but no other US or Canadian displays have been scheduled for the UK in 2018 so far.

Schedules are, however, provisional and there are gaps in the A-10, F-16 and F-22 schedules around the time of RIAT, so appearances of one or more remain possible.


Commander of Thunderbirds sacked

Lara Seligman, Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, is reporting that Lt Col Jason Heard, Commander of the Thunderbirds, has been "relieved of duty" because "Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing Commander, lost confidence in his leadership and risk management style."


Shuttleworth's Spitfire: full power run

The Shuttleworth Collection's MkV Spitfire AR501 has had its first successful full power run since renovation began. It's first partial power run for 12 years was in April 2017.


Hawker Hunter Miss Demeanour is leaving the UK

Miss Demeanour has been sold to an operator based in Canada. It will no longer be flown at airshows in the UK or Canada.

Miss Demeanour
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