Centenary

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Inside the 100-year-old Irish Air Corps and how its preparing for big changes

Air Forces Monthly visited the Irish Air Corps on the eve of its 100th anniversary to learn how the force is doing more with less

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DE HAVILLAND AT 100: TURNING POINTS

From biplanes to jetliners: Ken Ellis examines the major steps that quickly transformed de Havilland...

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IN PICTURES: The early days of BOAC's Comet 4

In the de Havilland Comet 4, the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) had an aircraft able to rejuvenate a bit of national pride in commercial aviation, and to consign to history memories of the disasters that befell the original Comets. In conducting pre-delivery and route-proving flights, BOAC’s new flagships demonstrated their excellent performance to the full — and The Aeroplane was there to document these occasions

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de Havilland 100: Goblin engine

For de Havilland to set up its own aero engine company...

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de Havilland 100: Hornets in Malaya

The initial conception of the de Havilland Hornet as a Pacific theatre fighter seemed distant...

de Havilland 100: School of Excellence

To be able to say you were trained by the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School...

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“Far better than we thought”

That the Mosquito was among the finest British designs of the Second World War...

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de Havilland 100: MacRobertson race Rapide

Think of de Havilland
aircraft in 1934’s MacRobertson International Air Race from England to Australia...

de Havilland 100: Making of the Moth

First flown five years into the life of Geoffrey de Havilland’s eponymous
company...

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Qantas: Managing the COVID Challenge

Qantas had big plans for 2020 and it was poised to commemorate its 100th anniversary this year...