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‘Rex’ restoration on the cards in Florida

Florida-based American Aero Services is to begin restoring former Imperial Japanese Navy Kawanishi N1K1 Kyōfū 565 to static display condition

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What's it like to fly de Havilland's legendary Mosquito?

Last year, seasoned military pilot and FlyPast correspondent Luke Bimm had the opportunity to fly in the Military Aviation Museum’s immaculate de Havilland Mosquito. It proved an experience almost worth selling his soul for…

USAF Heritage Flight welcomes new type!

It was announced on March 7 that the USAF Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation had officially welcomed the new type to the programme’s aircraft roster…

Where can you see Concorde today?

Of the 20 Aérospatiale/BAC Concordes built, 18 airframes survive around the world today – as FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan details…

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Concorde Farewell - a personal story

Richard Clarke looks at Concorde’s final days in service with British Airways, and recalls the retirement of two of the airframes to their new homes…

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Concorde – the greatest feat in aviation?

Flying on the edge of space, faster than a rifle bullet, Concorde was a cliché queen. The epitome of Anglo-French collaboration, it was unlike anything that had come before it and required an unprecedented level of technological innovation – as Stephen Skinner discovers…

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Sydney Camm - "His aircraft were right"

These were the words of engineer Robert Lickey, who worked alongside one of British aviation’s greatest minds. Sydney Camm was the man behind everything from the fighter that won the Battle of Britain to the world’s first operational VTOL jet, as Tom Cleaver describes

Spitfires.com to resume flying from Leeds East

Following the success of its 2021 detachment to Leeds East Airport (formerly known as Church Fenton, and also this year’s venue for the Flying Legends Airshow), Spitfires.com has announced that it will be returning on a semi-permanent basis during the 2023 flying season

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection unveil historic Panavia Tornado

FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan reports from the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection as it unveiled another hugely important airframe to its growing fleet – Tornado GR.1 ZA319, the one that led the way...

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Who was ‘Mach pioneer’ John Derry?

The life and career of John Derry, believed to be the first Briton to have exceeded the speed of sound in flight, is analysed by Robin Evans

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