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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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Features: Living Lancs - a survivors guide

Published 27 April 2016, 15:55

A list of Avro Lancaster survivors around the world


Features: Farnborough’s Tribute

Published 9 August 2013, 10:38

It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying.


Features: Spotlight - The Handley Page Hampden

Published 30 August 2012, 17:12

Here’s a free five-page sample feature from our Spotlight Series.


Features: Sample Feature - Aces Series

Published 10 August 2012, 16:02

Here’s a free five-page sample feature from our new Aces of World War Two series.


Features: Duxford Bomber Revival

Published 28 November 2011, 16:35

IWM Duxford is conserving Boeing B-17G ‘Mary Alice’ for future generations. Steve Beebee got a progress report


Features: Workhorse still going strong

Published 1 December 2010, 11:34

The DC-3 first flew 75 years ago, but still flies across the globe. Airliner Classics reports.


Features: VSTOL flight celebrated at Dunsfold

Published 19 November 2010, 14:19

It was 50 years ago that test pilot Bill Bedford lifted off in the prototype Hawker P.1127 at Dunsfold. Two Harriers recently paid a return visit, just weeks before the type is retired from service with British forces.


Features: June at Newark Air Museum? It must be Cockpit-Fest!

Published 14 June 2010, 10:15

Howard Heeley/Down to Earth Promotions previews this year’s Cockpit-Fest at the Newark Air Museum in Nottinghamshire.


Features: Nimrods find new homes

Published 14 April 2010, 09:25 reports from Yorkshire as the first Nimrod MR2 finds a new home.


Features: Beware of a low flying café!

Published 19 March 2010, 15:37

An unusual eating place in New Zealand where enterprising New Zealanders have found a novel use for one retired Douglas DC-3.