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Hometown honour for World War One hero

A life size statue of Great War VC recipient Sgt Thomas Mottershead was unveiled on April 1 in his hometown of Widnes, Cheshire, by … Read More

‘Huey’ arrives at Spanish Air Force Museum

Bell UH-1H Iroquois HU.10-58/ET-228 is the latest arrival at the Spanish Air Force’s Museo del Aire in Madrid. The helicopter, which … Read More

Further funding announced for Super Constellation

Further to the recent story in FlyPast, Qantas Founders Museum has announced some further good news about funding for its Super Constellation … Read More

RAF100 Baton Relay visits Duxford

The RAF Baton relay visited IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire on July 1 as part of the RAF centenary commemorations. The RAF Baton relay … Read More

Check out the brand new FlyPast – on sale now!

The brand new 132-page August edition of FlyPast features one of Britain’s best-loved warbirds as its cover star, Duxford-based Supermarine … Read More

Royal opening for transformed RAF Museum

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex today attended the opening ceremony of the RAF Museum London as part of the centenary celebrations … Read More

Southend Vulcan receives new coat of paint

Avro Vulcan B.2 XL426, a resident at London Southend Airport in Essex, has received a new coat of paint courtesy of Birmingham-based … Read More

Wings Over Wairarapa 2019 to put the emphasis on youth

The organisers of next year’s Wings Over Wairarapa air festival in New Zealand have announced that one of the event’s central … Read More

Blackpool Airport’s Spitfire simulator

Further to our recent news item on the Spitfire simulator at Manston, Andrew Harper has sent us some photos of the Spitfire simulator … Read More

Lakes Lightnings’ open house set for August 17-19

Lakes Lightnings at Spark Bridge in the glorious south Lake District are staging a three-day open house, August 17-19. Neil and Heather … Read More


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