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FLIGHTS, CAMERAS… ACTION!

In next month’s A salute to film flying down the ages...

Canadian ‘Stringbag’ for the UK

Pictured at Oshkosh in July 2011, on one of its last flying appearances...

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INSIGHTS

The wartime German jet engines offered a step forward over piston...

Spraying C-47 back to stock

Having forsaken its bright red and black colour scheme, C-47...

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”LIGHTNING FORMATION, FOUR AIRCRAFT, RUNNING IN…”

THUNDER CITY LIGHTNINGS It isn’t just the aeronautical industry...

Swedish Junkers complete again

Now complete again at Arlanda, Junkers W 34 SE-BYA has a diff...

Flight Line

Recollections and reflections — a seasoned reporter’s view...

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THE BIG LIFT

They did it! From across the Atlantic came no fewer than 15 Douglas...

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THE ARCHERFIELD IGLOO

WW2 HISTORY Qantas B-24 turrets When, spurred by Charles Lindbergh,...

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PRODUCTION

Wartime German jet engines were made on a vast scale — but...

Fairey treasure trove emerges from Solent

The Barracuda’s recovered Rolls-Royce Merlin engine being examined...

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BEDSTEAD IN THE BOXING RING

FLYING BEDSTEAD A very versatile aviator from his time as...

NEWS IN BRIEF

MORE HELOS FOR MORAYVIA Two contrasting ex-UK military helicopters...

NEXT IN LINE…

The airframe that will form the basis of Hawker Restorations’...

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Events

Meeting Aérien ‘Le Temps des Hélices’ 8-9 JUNE Dassaults...

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‘L-Birds’ back to Normandy

L-BIRDS From all over Europe they came to northern France...

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EARLY GERMAN JET ENGINES

AEROPLANE It is no exaggeration to state that the jet engine...

RAFM GETS GENEROUS

In late June the RAF Museum announced that several of its aircraft...

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Shooting Star from the Skunk Works

LOCKHEED P-80 America was slow to grasp the advantages of...

Silver Star flies in France

Resplendent in its polished-metal Armée de l’Air finish, Top...

Hurricane made for two

WORKSHOP In the UK warbird world, two things have happened...

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Q&A

Are you seeking the answer to a thorny aviation question, or...

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IWM Duxford, 4-5 June

VIEW FROM THE GROUND… Blue Skies Air’s 1937-vintage DC-3A...

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Air New Zealand Selects 787-10

(Photo Boeing) PACIFIC CARRIER Air New Zealand (ANZ) is to...

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Chair-O-Planes

(Photo AirTeamImages.com/Christian Galliker) ZÜRICH-BASED...

 

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