Aviation Articles

St Athan museum rescues Varsity and buys Provost

Post-war RAF trainers to find new home in south Wales

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How the RAF took the Harrier into the field

The Harrier Field Force was a revolutionary concept for the Cold War RAF, yet despite its birth pangs, it soon evolved into an unrivalled capability. We spoke to the man who, more than anyone else, made it so

More Jaguars leave Cosford as Typhoon readied to arrive

Famous ‘Spotty Jag’ among recent instructional airframe departures

Two-seat Mustang to leave UK

‘Contrary Mary’ sold to new owner across the Atlantic

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An unusual Flight path

When Ann Tilbury went to work for Flight magazine as its picture librarian, it opened up to her a life in aviation she could never previously have imagined

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Aeroplane meets... Robs Lamplough

An exclusive interview with the former racing driver who helped pioneer the UK’s airworthy warbird movement during its formative days in the 1970s — and whose influence is still strong today

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Aeroplane meets... Brendon Deere

The nephew of a noted wartime ace took the plunge, defied the doubters and restored a Spitfire to airworthiness ‘in-house’ — and he’s now done the same with a Mustang

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The last of the Victors — 30 years on

It’s now three decades since the RAF said farewell to its last ‘V-bomber’, and retired the Victor K2 tankers of No 55 Squadron. But they weren’t about to slip quietly away…

German Corsair sold to new owner

Combat veteran F4U changes hands — but will stay in Germany

Turboprop Tracker flies again in France

Ex-Sécurité Civile Turbo Firecat to be operated at airshows by Alençon-based association