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Inside photo-recce Phantom missions over Vietnam

Bill Cahill profiles the vital work of photo-recce Phantoms in the high-threat skies of Vietnam

Hawker Hurricane IIc LF363, pictured during the mid-1980s, when it was wearing the distinctive 85 Squadron all-black night-fighter colours and markings. Key Collection Feature Premium

How a crashed BBMF Hurricane was rebuilt

In the January 1996 issue of ‘FlyPast’ Robert Rudhall provided an overview of the meticulous work being done by Historic Flying Ltd to get BBMF Hurricane LF363 back in the air after a crash

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Keeping Europe's last airworthy B-17 Sally B in the air

Sally B has been delighting crowds for over four decades, Chris Gilson learns what keeps her in the air

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Why flying a Hawker Hurricane is a "spine-tingling" experience

As a Hawker Hurricane superfan, Darren Harbar never thought he’d achieve his ultimate ambition of flying in the famous fighter, let alone in formation with another. That lifetime ambition has now been achieved thanks to a new proposition from Hurricane Heritage

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Operation Pedestal: the incredible mission to resupply Malta

With 2022 marking the 80th anniversary of Operation Pedestal, Joseph Galea Debono details the incredible operation to resupply the Mediterranean island of Malta

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The turbulent development of the Handley Page Victor

Going supersonic during a test flight and a number of deadly crashes were just some of the events that made development of the Handley Page Victor turbulent. Glenn Sands pays tribute to the men who designed and tested the crescent-winged wonder

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'I flew 200 miles in the Grand Canyon': RCAF Argus pilot memories

Andy Bryski, a former Argus captain and display pilot describes to Tony Fairbairn what it was like to fly this, one of the last great piston-engined heavyweights.

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The exhilarating experience of aerial dogfighting

If you think dogfighting for pleasure sounds like adrenaline-filled fun, you’d be right. Luke Bimm reveals the skills required are still the same as those used by pilots during World War One

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The remarkable place where Rolls-Royce developed the mighty Merlin

In the first of a two-part feature, heritage photographer and curator Nigel Gibson describes the early days of Hucknall’s Flight Test Establishment, its vital relationship with Rolls-Royce and the role of his grandfather, Ted Gibson

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The origins of the Mission Aviation Fellowship

Wartime inspired an alternative form of service, birthing Mission Aviation Fellowship – now more than 75 years old. Robin Evans and Darren Harbar explain all

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