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Cold War jets roar at Bruntingthorpe – full report

On Saturday, 16th September, Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Collection once again opened its doors to the general public, for a day of close-quarters aviation action

Bruntingthorpe gears up for another Cold War Jets Open Day

Following the success of their April event, the Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Museum in Leicestershire is to host another special day in September

Venom takes flight in MSFS

Aircraft developer, SwissMilSim has released the de Havilland Venom DH-112 MK 4 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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How do you keep a fleet of classic jets alive?

James Peene caught up with ‘Mr Shifter’ (aka Dave Thomas), to see what’s going on behind closed doors at Bruntingthorpe

Externally similar to the Venom 2, except for its inset tailplane and symmetrical radome, the N.F.3 has powered ailerons of increased chord and many other refinements to improve both flying and servicing characteristics. Feature Premium

Behind the scenes of an RAF Venom squadron in 1955

‘The Aeroplane’ visited RAF Waterbeach to see 253 Squadron operating the Venom N.F.2 all-weather fighter and published its report in the December 23, 1955 issue

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De Havilland's ten greatest aircraft: do you agree?

Steve Beebee attempts the impossible – picking out the ten greatest aircraft from the immortal de Havilland stable

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Storm Eunice destroys beloved neighbourhood Venom

A de Havilland DH 112 Venom, once on display at Grove technology park near Wantage, Oxfordshire, has been destroyed by Storm Eunice

Iraqi Vampires, of No. 5 Squadron, over the desert. “Aeroplane” photograph Feature Premium

Vampires and Venoms of the Iraqi Air Force

In its September 30, 1955 issue ‘The Aeroplane’ had a fascinating article based on a visit to Iraq to see the latest jet equipment used by the country’s air force

Fuel can be jettisoned from the wing-tip tanks instead of dropping the tanks. All “Aeroplane” photographs Feature Premium

Fleet Air Arm Sea Venom insights from 1954

An interesting report on the Royal Navy’s first Sea Venom squadron during its work-up at RNAS Yeovilton, as featured in the July 23, 1954 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’

First flight of the de Havilland Sea Venom

Two years after the first flight of the de Havilland Venom, its naval variant took to the air...