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Swiss Hornets in the UK

Mick Britton

Mick Britton was at RAF Leeming as the Swiss Air Force undertook advanced flying training in the UK...

Mick Britton
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A century over the Andes

Amaru Tincopa

Last year marked Peru’s centenary of military aviation...

Amaru Tincopa
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Ten years of excellence

Anthony Pecchi

Since the first flight of the Rafale A demonstrator in 1986, the Dassault fighter has become a popular airshow performer.

Anthony Pecchi
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'A sheer joy' - Fw 44 Stieglitz

DAVID CYSTER

One of the most renowned Tiger Moth exponents gives his expert verdict on its Focke-Wulf contemporary...

DAVID CYSTER
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BEETLE MANIA

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE CARBONEL

For any manufacturer an annular-wing vertical take-off and landing jet was a step into the unknown...

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE CARBONEL
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'We could hardly believe it'

PETE LONDON

No wonder Ray Parer and John McIntosh were so dumbfounded...

PETE LONDON
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HOOKS' TOURS - PILATUS P2

Given that its first flight took place on 27 April 1945, it was unsurprising the Pilatus P2 bore the appearance of a wartime design with Germanic overtones ...

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The Aeroplane News from February 1940

Ben Dunnell looks back 80 years to see how The Aeroplane covered momentous events of 1940...

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A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY - Air Transport Auxiliary

LETTICE CURTIS

A world of opportunity was how the late Lettice Curtis described flying as a ferry pilot for the Air Transport Auxiliary.

LETTICE CURTIS
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PROVING A POINT - BAC 221

HENRY MATTHEWS

It was an aircraft that led a double life...

HENRY MATTHEWS