FlyPast

FlyPast magazine is internationally regarded as THE magazine for aviation history and heritage. Having pioneered coverage of this fascinating world of 'living history' since 1980, FlyPast still leads the field today to bring you the latest news and best heritage aviation features every month.

Featuring industry leading journalists and imagery from top aviation photographers, every issue is filled with fascinating stories and histories of historic aircraft, their crews, and their restoration.

At the Heart of Aviation Heritage

Key.Aero’s FlyPast magazine is a leader in the documentation of heritage and historic aviation. Enjoy features on a wide range of aircraft from rare vintage aircraft restorations to the latest Spitfire and Warbird stories, and from the first days of flight to the Cold War.

Every issue of FlyPast magazine is also packed with:

  • Global comprehensive and authoritative news on aviation history and heritage.
  • In-depth features and specials profiling aircraft, manufacturers, air forces and countries.
  • Regular readers’ favourites – ‘Men behind the medals’, ‘We salute you - in memory’ and ‘From the workshop’.
  • First person aircrew memories.
  • Museum collections, restoration projects and warbird preservation.
  • Airshow news and reviews.
  • All the latest events and happenings from around the world.
  • Product reviews.

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Back Issues

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FlyPast October 2020

Welcome to FlyPast October 2020

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FlyPast September 2020

Welcome to FlyPast September 2020

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FlyPast August 2020

Welcome to FlyPast August 2020

Latest Articles from FlyPast Magazine

View the latest news and features from FlyPast magazine below.

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DESERT WINGS

Erwan de Cherisey profiles the little-known Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) Saqr Al-Jazeera
Aviation Museum...

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GLORY DAYS: Star Attractions

Besides operational types, the USAAF flew various British-built ancillary aircraft during
World War Two...

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CURTISS HELLDIVER: Beauty and the Beast

Filipe Silva investigates the forgotten image...

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FLYPAST CLASSICS: Arado Ar 234

The Arado Ar 234 has a special place in aviation...

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Life Through a Lens

Air-to-Air PhotographyRegular FlyPast contributor Darren Harbar...

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De Havilland at 100: Fatal Success

Tony Buttler delves into the story of de Havilland’s radical ‘bat jet’...

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RESTORATION SCENE: Kriegsmarine Legend

Christian Koenig provides insight into the unique restoration...

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INSIDE STORIES: Unorthodox Codes

Aircraft of several RAF units employed question marks or other symbols in place of a fuselage
code letter...

The Spitfire’s first ever flight

Five men all with good reason to smile – the prototype Spitfire had just flown. Ken Ellis sets the scene

Inside the wartime Spitfire factory

Jonathan Garraway examines the vast Castle Bromwich Spitfire factory and its prodigious output.

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Key.Aero is the new online alternative to your favourite aviation print magazines. Subscribe to FlyPast magazine online at Key.Aero and enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • The best in aircraft photography and historical features.
  • No annoying ads or pop ups.
  • Regular warbird and historic restoration projects.
  • Early online access to eight aviation magazines every month.
  • Join our forum community of historic and heritage aviation enthusiasts.

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Magazine Contacts 

Editor

Chris Clifford

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Deputy Editor

Steve Beebee

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Assistant Editor

Jamie Ewan

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