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AEROPLANE MEETS... RICHARD GRACE

BEN DUNNELL

It was his childhood dream to fly Second World War aeroplanes...

BEN DUNNELL
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VERTICAL LEAP - VAAC Harrier

RICHARD SCOTT

It might seem a huge step from 1969-vintage Harrier to 21st-century Lightning II, but one very historic aircraft links them.

RICHARD SCOTT
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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
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Finnair: Sustainable Success

Satu Dahl

Finnair CEO Topi Manner is preparing to launch an ambitious five-year plan...

Satu Dahl