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Feature Extract: Lancaster: World War Two’s Finest Bomber?

Was the Lancaster truly superior to all of its contemporaries? Felix Rowe compares the Avro to the other main attack aircraft types … Read More

French Tribute to Lancaster Crew

On July 28, 1944 the seven-strong crew of Lancaster JB701 EA-G lifted off from their base at Fiskerton, Lincolnshire. Aiming for targets … Read More

Feature Extract: Westland Wessex in Profile

Felix Rowe takes a close look at a true Cold War icon – a hugely versatile Anti-Submarine Warfare and utility helicopter combat veteran, … Read More

Hampden Memorial Unveiled

A new memorial to the crew of Handley Page Hampden I AE244/EQ-P of 408 Squadron was unveiled at Zevendonk, near Turnhout, Belgium, … Read More

Newark Vulcan to be Refurbished

Newark Air Museum has announced that its Avro Vulcan B.2, XM594, is to undergo painting and restorative works in the very near future. … Read More

Photo of the Week – Fairey Delta 2

This week’s photo features Fairey Delta 2 WG774. This supersonic research aircraft made its maiden flight with Peter Twiss at … Read More

Feature Extract: Bomber Command’s First Victoria Cross

Air Cdre Graham Pitchfork profiles 49 Squadron’s Roderick Learoyd, a pilot who survived a devastating attack mission, and was awarded … Read More

Worker’s Weekend – Wellington LN514

Last month, we shared British Pathé newsreel footage showing Wellington bombers training with torpedoes, and we alluded to it being … Read More

New Role for the Wellington (1943 Footage)

This British Pathé newsreel shows a flight of Wellingtons – nicknamed the ‘Wimpy’, after a Popeye character  – … Read More

Museum Appeals for Veterans

Newark Air Museum is keen to hear from any personnel who have served in the RAF or the Royal Navy on the Harrier, Sea Harrier and Canberra. … Read More

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