FlyPast

FlyPast magazine is internationally regarded as THE magazine for aviation history and heritage. Having pioneered coverage of this fascinating world of 'living history' since 1980, FlyPast still leads the field today to bring you the latest news and best heritage aviation features every month.

Featuring industry leading journalists and imagery from top aviation photographers, every issue is filled with fascinating stories and histories of historic aircraft, their crews, and their restoration.

At the Heart of Aviation Heritage

Key.Aero’s FlyPast magazine is a leader in the documentation of heritage and historic aviation. Enjoy features on a wide range of aircraft from rare vintage aircraft restorations to the latest Spitfire and Warbird stories, and from the first days of flight to the Cold War.

Every issue of FlyPast magazine is also packed with:

  • Global comprehensive and authoritative news on aviation history and heritage.
  • In-depth features and specials profiling aircraft, manufacturers, air forces and countries.
  • Regular readers’ favourites – ‘Men behind the medals’, ‘We salute you - in memory’ and ‘From the workshop’.
  • First person aircrew memories.
  • Museum collections, restoration projects and warbird preservation.
  • Airshow news and reviews.
  • All the latest events and happenings from around the world.
  • Product reviews.

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View the latest news and features from FlyPast magazine below.

A Big Spitfire Thank You

A major fundraising campaign for the NHS will make an airworthy reconnaissance Spitfire its centrepiece.

Was the world’s largest tank battle won in the air?

The Battle of Kursk involved over 6000 tanks. But high above them, writes Josie May, the tussle for air superiority played a critical role in the outcome.

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The Tip of the Spear

With the Cold War in full flow, West Germany’s position on the front line demanded an allied presence...

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: Nap of the Earth Attack

The efforts of the Luftwaffe resulted in August 18, 1940, being described as the hardest day...

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: Messerschmitt Bf 110

Messerschmit ’s Bf 110 was the Luftwaffe’s much-vaunted twin-engined heavy fighter...

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FlyPast August 2020

Welcome to FlyPast August 2020

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: The Famous Five

By October 31, 1940 more than 200 Messerschmit Bf 109 pilots had secured
five or more aerial victories each...

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: Archie McInnes

Jonny Cracknell details some of the exploits of Battle of Britain veteran Archie McInnes...

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: The Elite Few

Andrew Thomas profiles the significant part played during th the Battle of Britain by graduates of the RAF College Cranwell...

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT 80: Magnificent in Monochrome

During the Battle of Britain, artist Cuthbert Orde was commissioned...

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