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Kent’s Battle of Britain Memorial to stay open

Steve Beebee

The Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, near Folkestone in Kent, has confirmed that it will remain open for the time being

Steve Beebee
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RAF Rivet Joints: Out of the Shadows

Dino Carrara

The RAF has been highly secretive over the years about the electronic intelligence role of 51 Sqn. With this in mind, Aviation News Editor Dino Carrara was intrigued to hear what would be revealed at a recent press event held at RAF Waddington.

Dino Carrara

Bangladesh’s PT-6 Props in Force

Thomas Newdick

AFM contributor Mario Flores recently captured this impressive footage of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) PT-6 piston-engine trainers in rehearsal for the flying display that will mark 100 years since the birth of the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the country’s first president.

Thomas Newdick
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The Pan Am Experience: Stepping back in time

FRANK B MORMILLO

Frank B Mormillo travels back to a more stylish era of air travel...

FRANK B MORMILLO
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RAF Fairford: An illustrious history

Adrian M Balch

RAF Fairford may be synonymous with the Royal International Air Tattoo...

Adrian M Balch
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A Dove reincarnated

Sebastian Schmitz

First flown in 1945, the classic DH Dove is still flying in limited numbers...

Sebastian Schmitz
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East German MiG-21s: Cold War Fishbeds

DOUG GORDON

The MiG-21 Fishbed was the mainstay of many Warsaw Pact air forces...

DOUG GORDON
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Air Hollywood: Flights of Fantasy

FRANK B MORMILLO

The logistics and costs of filming at airports and on board real aircraft mean that most movies, TV shows, music videos and adverts use sets and props for aviation-themed scenes...

FRANK B MORMILLO
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Baby Boeings in Britain

Matt Falcus

Boeing scored a big success with its 737-200 twinjet...

Matt Falcus
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UK Aviation Museums: Top picks

The United Kingdom has more than 100 aircraft museums and collections open to the public...