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The daring low-level daylight Mosquito raids of World War Two

The Mosquito took part in some of the most famous and daring low-level daylight precision strikes during World War Two. Malcolm V Lowe tells the story

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The colourful life of an aviation photographer

Fred Hill had a colourful life as an aviation photographer. Mark Hill reflects on his late father’s varied career – from learning his trade in the RAF to working on trials with the Vulcan and Shackleton at Woodford, Fred’s valuable imagery undoubtedly assisted in aircraft development

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Inside the de Havilland Aircraft Museum

James Peene makes a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Mosquito and home of the UK’s first aviation museum

The final Hustler built, B-58A 61-0280, displays the bare metal finish worn by the whole fleet. The aircraft is preserved at Pima Air & Space Museum, Arizona. (Mark Nicholls) Feature Premium

Convair B-58 Hustler – Mach 2 bomber

Mark Nicholls details the history behind the distinctive Convair B-58 Hustler and in this article from the August 1996 issue of ‘FlyPast’ lists the handful of survivors

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Hunter pilot reflects on air-to-air combat experiences

Before the era of all-aspect missiles and helmet-mounted sights, jet combat was an art that needed particular skills. Pilot and author Rod Dean reflects on some incredible experiences, usually flying his favourite aircraft, the legendary Hawker Hunter

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IN PICTURES: Shuttleworth Collection Season Premiere

All eyes were on Old Warden as the Shuttleworth Collection opened its doors in fine style with its traditional Season Premiere. Key.Aero presents a selection of images depicting the wide range of aircraft that took part in the airshow

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Pilot report: de Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth

With ownership of de Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth G-EBLV having officially transferred to the Shuttleworth Collection recently, it’s the perfect time for our resident pilot, Dave Unwin, to reflect on a flight in this most charismatic of biplanes

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An in-depth look at the incredible ten-engine B-36 Peacemaker

Warren E Thompson profiles the B-36, the bomber that came to symbolise Strategic Air Command

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Air-to-air cannon target practice in the English Electric Lightning

Ian Black explains why the Lightning was fitted with cannon and what it was like pressing the firing button

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