Articles from the latest issue in digital format
On the same day as the Ruhr dams raid ended, the captain of B-17F Flying Fortress Memphis Belle completed his 25th mission. The famous bomber itself did so two days later. How did the two reach those milestones — and did any other 8th Air Force ‘heavies’ get there first?
Hawker Restorations is known for its Hurricanes, with eight projects completed and a ninth now well under way — no less than the aeroplane last flown by the man who is the sole remaining member of ‘the Few’
An homage to La Ferté-Alais, France’s most enduring and atmospheric vintage aircraft airshow, as it gears up for its 50th edition
Aeroplane’s 50 years have coincided with the most extraordinary developments in UK aviation heritage. For our news editor, its first issue triggered an interest that’s never waned
Flying the British Overseas Airways Corporation’s Boeing Stratocruisers was an experience like no other in the commercial aviation world. For one of BOAC’s distinguished captains, writing in Aeroplane during 1991, the recollections flowed thick and fast