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Rumble in the Jungle

Waging a hard-fought guerrilla war in its African colonies, Portugal faced a gap in combat aircraft capability ...

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AEROPLANE DATABASE: Martinsyde Elephant

PETE LONDON

Emerging in 1915, Martinsyde’s new biplane was a useful multi-purpose machine

PETE LONDON
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Ilyushin Il-18

Known to NATO as the ‘Coot’, the Il-18 gave Aeroflot its first practical four-turboprop airliner when it entered service on 20 April 1959 — and became known for its signature smoke trails

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AEROPLANE meets ROB MILLINSHIP

BEN DUNNELL

From early days as aeromodeller, private pilot and Pitts homebuilder, this vintage aircraft aficionado has become one of Shuttleworth’s most versatile flyers

BEN DUNNELL
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Hangar Talk

Comment on historic aviation by the chief executive of the UK’s Light Aircraft Association

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LIFE WITH A LEGEND

Recollections of Mosquito RR299 may fade, but are never totally forgotten.

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Leading the turbocharge

Flight-testing the first ever turboprop Dakota — a British development

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KLM: Future in Focus

To mark the airline’s centenary, KLM CEO Pieter Elbers visited...

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Displaying the Big Jets

Frank Chapman provided Benoît Denet with a fascinating insight into life as an Airbus experimental test pilot

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CAPE OF EXTREMELY GOOD HOPE

The past 12 months have seen Cape Air’s roadmap grow ...