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History in the Air Since 1911

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"It would have been a suicide mission": Victor captain on reconnaissance missions

The Handley Page Victor K2 force was perhaps the RAF’s most versatile asset during the Falklands War. As well as air-to-air refuelling, the Victors initially flew high-priority maritime radar reconnaissance missions and were equipped to carry out low-level photographic flights — which, thankfully, never went ahead

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Mosquitos over Malta: vital intelligence-gathering flights for Operation 'Torch'

Without the intelligence obtained by the photo-recce Mosquitos of No 1 PRU, planning the Operation ‘Torch’ landings in North Africa would have been a more difficult proposition

Ulster gets ejection trials Meteor

RAF Museum gifts ex-Martin-Baker trials aircraft and Sycamore helicopter

Big BA boost for Blackbushe Viking project

UK flag-carrier donates £20,000 towards classic airliner’s repatriation

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Inside the RAF's secret U-2 detachment

The recently declassified reports from Project ‘Oldster’, the RAF element of the CIA’s U-2 programme, reveal more detail on life with the Turkey-based detachment than has ever been public before

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Aeroplane January 2023

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Airline Gemini goes on show at Kristiansand

Classic Miles twin exhibited in airport terminal building

Hawkinge museum receives Spanish Ju 52/3m — and reveals new colours

Ex-RAF Museum CASA 352 moved from Cosford

Military Aviation Museum bags a Zero

A6M restoration by Legend Flyers expected to be airborne soon

Disquiet over RAFM Mustang disposal

P-51 gifted to Australian collection

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