The LTU Classic Dove 8 D-INKA was originally built in 1949 and is still active today. LTU Classic

Doves have been swooping across the world’s skies for seven decades. Charles Woodley examines this British airliner.

In 1943, with the outcome of World War Two still far from certain, the British Government set up a committee to consider how the country’s post-war air transport needs could be met by the nation’s manufacturers.

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