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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…

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Aeroplane Database: de Havilland's elegant DH114 Heron

An in-depth look at one of the smallest four-engined airliners

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with marathon Dragon Rapide restoration

Volunteer Ken Pye talks about the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s resurrection of a classic airliner

Winner of de Havilland flying scholarship revealed

Selma Gage awarded flight training bursary

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What it takes to restore a de Havilland Dragon Rapide

There’s been the odd setback along the way, but the de Havilland Aircraft Museum’s Dragon Rapide is approaching the day when it will become a prized exhibit.

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Shuttleworth Racers – from the cockpit

Shuttleworth Collection pilot Jean-Michel Munn has flown all three of Old Warden’s charismatic 1930s racers. Here he describes the pleasures – and challenges – of flying each

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De Havilland’s superlative Sea Vixen

In the October 1996 FlyPast, Mark Nicholls charted the brief service history of de Havilland's Sea Vixen and looked at the surviving airframes

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IN PICTURES: Snapshot of historic Croydon Airport

Readers who picked up a copy of the 100th and final issue of Airports of the World magazine will have enjoyed David Ransted’s definitive, double-length feature celebrating Croydon Airport, the UK’s first major international hub. Here, we share some of the incredible archive imagery used to illustrate the article...

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Inside the de Havilland Aircraft Museum

James Peene makes a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Mosquito and home of the UK’s first aviation museum

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The 'other' secret bouncing bomb of World War Two

Related to the bouncing bomb of Dambusters fame, Highball was intended to be effective against specific military targets. Malcolm V Lowe tells the story of this secret World War Two weapon