World War One (1914-1918)

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The Italian poet-pilot and his propaganda raid

A controversial figure in Italian history, Gabriele D'Annunzio was part of the tradition of the soldier-poet. It was in the air that D’Annunzio fought, and among his exploits was a propaganda raid against Vienna that goes down as one of the First World War’s most daring flying feats

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Pilot report: The world's only airworthy Hanriot HD1

Where once Belgium’s balloon-busting ace Willy Coppens sat, today The Vintage Aviator’s pilots get to experience the unique thrill of flying the sole airworthy Hanriot HD1. John Lanham reports

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On this day: First flight of the Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

On this day in 1912, the Royal Aircraft Factory’s B.E.2 took to the skies for the first time…

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Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome begins recruitment drive

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome Trust is offering prospective volunteers the chance to take a backstage tour of its fascinating aviation heritage site on Saturday February 26th. Expert members of their Queens Award winning team will guide you and answer your questions as you tour this unique project.

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Wings Over Flanders Fields: Between Heaven & Hell II

A truly immersive experience The developer of Wings over Flanders Fields, Old Brown Dog, has released a new version of this popular series called ‘Between Heaven & Hell II’. Derek Davis takes it for a test flight and highlights some of the new features that have been incorporated.

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How the First World War gave birth to British carrier aviation

28th July marked the anniversary of the beginning of World War One. Key.Aero explores how the First World War gave birth to British carrier aviation

Historic Aviation Quiz

On 28 July 1914, World War I began. Today's historic aviation quiz tests your knowledge of early WWI aviation

DOCUMENTARY: How World War One changed aviation forever

From reconnaissance to aerial combat, watch how 1914-’18 saw a seismic shift in the use of fledgling aeroplane technology in conflict

Wings Over Flanders Fields Between Heaven & Hell II

Old Brown Dog Software has recently released a new standalone product in the Wings Over Flanders Fields series.

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SWEEPING THE SKY

Andrew Thomas examines the history of 40 Squadron...