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FlyPast is Britain's biggest selling monthly aviation magazine, and is internationally renowned for its comprehensive coverage of historic aircraft and flying heritage.

Each month, FlyPast brings you the latest from the warbird preservation movement, as well as documenting wartime experiences, squadron histories and personal testimonies from those who flew in World War One (WW1), World War Two (WW2) and the Cold War. As well as a comprehensive news section, FlyPast takes an in-depth look at such types as the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane and Avro Lancaster, as well as similarly iconic US machines like the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and North American P-51 Mustang. Our coverage is backed up by stunning air-to-air photography by the best in the business, with recent exclusives including the last airworthy Avro Vulcan and a recently restored de Havilland Mosquito.

Including nostalgic reflections on various RAF units, visits to aviation-themed museums around the world, and reports from airshows (including those at Duxford and overseas), FlyPast is an essential read for any historic aviation enthusiast. With future issues set to commemorate important anniversaries, the magazine incorporates up-to-the-minute coverage of events both recent and long distant.


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News: Model show returns to Cosford in April

Published 27 February 2017, 12:30

Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Cost: FREE entry

The popular Shropshire Scale Model Show will be returning to the RAF Museum Cosford on Sunday April 2, 2017.


News: Patrouille Suisse to fly at Yeovilton Air Day

Published 22 February 2017, 10:26

The Swiss Air Force’s Patrouille Suisse jet display team has confirmed its attendance at RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day’s flying display on Saturday 8 July. The team will be making its first visit to RNAS Yeovilton in a decade. Equipped with six Northrop F-5E Tiger IIs, painted in the Swiss national colours of red and white, the Patrouille are highly regarded for their precision and panache.

Image courtesy RNAS Yeovilton.


News: Brooklands Museum's Vickers Wellington

Published 20 February 2017, 11:59

Thanks to De Boer, who have sent us this photo of Vickers Wellington N2980 sitting inside its temporary shelter. De Boer has recently built two bespoke temporary hangars for Brooklands Museum, as part of their ‘Re-engineering Brooklands’ project.


News: RAF Museum - '100 objects for 100 years'

Published 19 February 2017, 15:11

A behind the scenes look as the RAF Museum prepares to open a new exhibition next year in Hendon...


News: Swiss PC-7 team latest addition to Cosford Air Show

Published 19 February 2017, 14:15

See the latest information release from the organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show.


News: Lysander's Landing Zone revealed

Published 15 February 2017, 10:07

Clothing manufacturer Black Star Brands, featured in the current FlyPast, recently visited Landing Zone Gide in the Loire Valley, France. This was the site of a triple Lysander operation in September 1943 to insert members of the French Resistance behind enemy lines. The footage Black Star Brands shot gives a good idea of how challenging such landings must have been. BSB is currently working on a new Lysander-themed polo shirt.


News: Sea Vixen and Blades among stars at Duxford Air Festival

Published 10 February 2017, 10:53

Duxford's first major airshow of the year takes place on May 27 and 28.


News: Lancaster arrival at East Kirkby - more pictures

Published 7 February 2017, 12:52

Further to the story in the current FlyPast about the forward fuselage of Avro Lancaster Mk.10AR KB976 arriving at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, contributer Martin Keen has kindly send us some more images of the exhibit.


News: Warbird flights will support Battle of Britain charity

Published 7 February 2017, 12:38

An exciting new link-up between the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust and Aero Legends, a company operating flights in and alongside wartime aircraft, is set to bring new opportunities to both organisations.


News: Mosquito re-assembly continues in US

Published 3 February 2017, 16:00

Further to his pictures in the current 'FlyPast', our correspondent Heijo Kuil has sent us the latest images of Mosquito T.III TV959 being reassembled at the Flying Heritage Collection's Seattle base. Thanks to Heijo for this, and we'll bring you more when we have it.