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It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying.
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IWM Duxford is conserving Boeing B-17G ‘Mary Alice’ for future generations. Steve Beebee got a progress report
The DC-3 first flew 75 years ago, but still flies across the globe. Airliner Classics reports.
It was 50 years ago that test pilot Bill Bedford lifted off in the prototype Hawker P.1127 at Dunsfold. Two Harriers recently paid a return visit, just weeks before the type is retired from service with British forces.
Howard Heeley/Down to Earth Promotions previews this year’s Cockpit-Fest at the Newark Air Museum in Nottinghamshire.
key.aero reports from Yorkshire as the first Nimrod MR2 finds a new home.
An unusual eating place in New Zealand where enterprising New Zealanders have found a novel use for one retired Douglas DC-3.
key.aero was at the Goodwood Revival, held over the weekend of September 19/20, 2009. Goodwood’s motor racing heritage is well known, but few realise it started life as a retreat for Hurricanes from nearby RAF Tangmere.
The Imperial War Museum (IWM) at Duxford is well known to many, but its north side, on the other side of the A505 main road, has a history unexplored by most visitors. key.aero was invited along on one of the first ‘Unseen Duxford’ tours.
As part of the 75th anniversary celebrations at RAF Mildenhall on May 15, the Americans invited a gaggle of veteran aircraft to recreate the start of the historic England-to-Australia air race, held on October 20, 1934.
key.aero reports on the unveiling of the Imperial War Museum’s (IWM) most up-to-date exhibit, the Eurofighter Typhoon.
key.aero looks at the B-17 Preservation Society's trying time over the last two years.
key.aero spoke to Bertie Vigrass OBE about the Fairey Barracuda and its infamous reputation.
One of the guests of honour aboard HMS Illustrious at Greenwich for the ‘Fly Navy 100’ flypast was legendary test pilot Captain Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown, CBE, DSC, AFC, FRAeS, RN.
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