Raptor Resurrected: USAF F-22A involved in 2018 mishap returns to flight
Five years after a failed take-off at NAS Fallon in Nevada left F-22A Raptor (serial 07-146) – assigned to the USAF’s 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska – in a critical condition, the fifth-generation air superiority fighter has returned to the skies after a lengthy restoration and rebuilding process
Ukraine restores ex-North Macedonian Su-25 to help fight Russia
Images of Ukrainian-operated Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot ground attack jets carrying two fuel tanks and four five-tube B-13L rocket pods that appeared on social media on May 10 have confirmed that Ukraine has managed to restore at least one of the four Su-25s that North Macedonia donated to Kyiv in 2022 to an airworthy, combat-capable condition
Behind the scenes of a Westland Lysander restoration
In the April 1980 issue of Aeroplane Monthly, Dick Richardson described the restoration of Strathallan’s Westland Lysander
What's happening with the UK's next flying Seafire?
The next Supermarine Seafire to fly in the UK will be a MkXV — and, through the application of advanced manufacturing techniques, it’s a project with potentially wider importance for other restorations, too
What’s happening at the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar?
In little more than a decade the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar has developed into a multi-faceted restoration business that can also offer a range of flight experiences. Steve Beebee sat down with Biggin Hill’s Peter Monk to discuss a fascinating past, present and future
REVEALED: 'Barn find' restoration of the sole surviving Fairey Gordon
The story of how this inter-war biplane came to be restored — and it’s up for sale
Unique Waco flies again in New Zealand
Sole surviving UOC Custom makes maiden post-restoration flight from airfield where it was first based 85 years ago
Aeroplane meets... Andrew Panton
When Fred and Harold Panton sought to honour their brother, killed while serving with Bomber Command, their ambitions were limited. But from that came the acquisition of Lancaster NX611, the establishment of the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, and one of the greatest stories of British aircraft preservation. Fred’s grandson Andrew now has this considerable legacy in his hands
Stunning restored 'Staggerwing’ returns to the air after 20 years
A beautiful pairing of Beech ‘Staggerwings’ in British skies celebrates thereturn of a long-lost example after nearly 40 years away from the scene.
Did you know the USAAF used Tiger Moths?
As an avid fan of the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force, there was only one choice for Clive Denney when choosing a scheme for his latest Tiger Moth restoration…