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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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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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