Duxford to stage Spies in the Skies exhibition

IWM Duxford will shine a spotlight on the vital role of aerial reconnaissance during Second World War

Duxford to mark a half century of airshows

This month’s season-closing air display at IWM Duxford, the Flying Finale, will also salute 50 years of shows at the famous airfield

Firefly returns to Duxford after more than 20 years

IWM’s early example of Fairey carrier fighter comes back from Fleet Air Arm Museum loan

OFMC Spitfire marks 80th anniversary at Duxford

The legendary Old Flying Machine Company Spitfire Mk.IX has reached a landmark ‘birthday’

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Flying Legends at 30: recalling the stars of the greatest warbird display

As Flying Legends prepares to return at its new Church Fenton venue, Aeroplane editor Ben Dunnell chronicles The Fighter Collection’s historic aviation spectacular

D-Day veteran Spitfire airborne in UK after 22-year absence

ML417 flies again from Duxford with revised appearance

B-17 'Sally B' grounding lifted

Historic bomber to return to display circuit after successful airframe inspections

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How does Duxford keep its shows on the road?

Following on from last month’s 50th anniversary celebration, what’s involved in planning IWM Duxford’s flying events in 2023?

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Preservation nation: 50 years on the UK aviation heritage scene

Aeroplane’s 50 years have coincided with the most extraordinary developments in UK aviation heritage. For our news editor, its first issue triggered an interest that’s never waned

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Duxford's airshows: what have been the highlights from 50 years?

As IWM Duxford gets ready for its 50th anniversary airshow season, we look back at its half-century of highlights with the help of some of those who played their part