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Briefings

Rick Anderson is gradually restoring CAC Boomerang A46-3 to static...

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Test pilot’s son visits restored Supermarine Swift

David Thorne, son of the late Air Cdre Peter Thorne OBE AFC*,...

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Newark Monospar project enters final stages

Newark Air Museum has taken another significant step in its restoration...

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Mosquito to make public debut in US

The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum’s de Havilland Mosquito...

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Three, two, one… Move!

Darren Harbar visits Hawker Restorations at its new base and...

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Trislander flies into retirement at Duxford

Duxford Aviation Society’s David Hands and Peter Archer (left...

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PRESERVING THE PEACE

In this issue we present a series of features dedicated to the...

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Sea Hawk takes top honours at Cockpit-Fest

Steve Austin’s work on the cockpit of Hawker Sea Hawk WV903...

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COMBAT LANCER

The revolutionary F-111 had a disastrous operational debut in...

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Whitley undercarriage being rebuilt in UK

Part of the undercarriage from Whitley N1498. COURTESY ELLIOTT...

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OFF THE RADAR INTO THE WATER

Johnny Squier survived ejecting from a Lightning prototype at...

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Submerged Soviet Havoc discovered off Finland

An almost complete Douglas A-20 Havoc was recently discovered...

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Fast and Furious

Graham Pitchfork profiles three Sea Fury pilots, including one...

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Czech Alca jet’s Spitfire tribute scheme

The Czech Air Force has temporarily repainted Aero L-159 Alca...

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Duxford opens art installation to celebrate centenary

IWM Duxford has marked its centenary with the creation of DX17,...

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Warbird Weekend

The Flying Legends Air Show celebrated its 25th birthday in style...

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Temporary desert colours for ARC Buchón

Aircraft Restoration Company’s Hispano Buchón G-AWHK received...

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AGAINST THE ODDS

FAR FROM FOLDING ON THE FIRST DAY OF WORLD WAR TWO, THE POLISH...

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Hawker Hurricane trio flies at Old Warden

Following its recent return to airworthiness by Hawker Restorations,...

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BLENHEIMS IN COLOUR

WE PRESENT A SELECTION OF RARELY SEEN COLOUR IMAGES FROM THE...

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Corsair jet removed for refurbishment

LTV A-7E Corsair II 159303 after being removed from its pedestal...

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BROKEN ARROW

When a B-36 Peacemaker carrying an atomic weapon went missing...

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Tornado and Starfighter displayed in Austria

Austrian company Test-Fuchs currently has two airframes on display...

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Fury over Korea

By the early 1950s, the Sea Fury should have been Furyo outclassed...

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Panther to be restored for static display

The Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa, Idaho, took delivery of a Grumman...

 

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