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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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FlyPast July 2022

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Plans are afoot to remove the Swiss Pinocchio nose as soon as possible and to repaint LN-17 in RNorAF colours. Erik Nilsen Feature Premium

Vampire in the North – Norway’s first flying jet warbird

A Boeing 737 pilot broke new ground by getting approval from the Norwegian CAA to fly a de Havilland Vampire. The challenging project was detailed by Malcolm Barker in the September 1993 issue of FlyPast

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Delta Disaster: Fatal RAF Vulcan Heathrow crash

A record-breaking flight by a Vulcan turned into tragedy when a landing went wrong. Andrew Brookes recounts the events of that fateful day

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The F-111’s disastrous operational debut in Vietnam

The revolutionary F-111 had a disastrous operational debut in Vietnam. Warren E Thompson describes the baptism that nearly became a requiem

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The incredible experience of flying in a Bell UH-1 Huey in the UK

Did you know you can fly in a Bell UH-1 Huey right here in the UK? James Peene was fortunate enough to experience this Vietnam combat veteran up close and personal

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The perilous role of air-to-air ramming aircraft

Deliberately flying into an enemy aircraft might seem like desperation, but the tactic dates back to the earliest days of military aviation. Malcolm V Lowe examines this aspect of air combat

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Early wartime adventures of No 330 (Norwegian) Squadron RAF

The first Free Norwegian squadron in the RAF found itself thrown in at the deep end – almost literally – flying cumbersome Northrop floatplanes from Iceland. Their early wartime adventures are recounted by Andrew Thomas

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RAF Canberras and a 24,000-mile Latin American tour

In 1952, four Royal Air Force Canberras performed a goodwill tour of Latin America – becoming the first jets to fly over most of the continent, reveals Santiago Rivas

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Latest BBMF boss Sqn Ldr Mark ‘Suggs’ Sugden Interview – Part 2

In the second part of our interview with Squadron Leader Mark ‘Suggs’ Sugden, James Peene asks the current officer in charge of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight about what lies in store for 2022

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