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Friday, March 8, 2019

Flying has changed enormously over the last century with many of aviation’s innovations - both successful and disastrous - being caught on camera. Here are 18 black and white videos that captured flying history

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

The world of aviation has long been known as a male dominated occupation and hobby. Thankfully it is becoming an increasingly popular vocation for women to discover and enjoy. We have decided to reflect and celebrate the women who made some of the most groundbreaking achievements with regards to aviation history.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

One of the first racing drivers to fly himself to meetings in his own aircraft, Ron Flockhart raced at the top level in sports cars and Formula One before a growing interest in long distance record flights led to high adventure and stark tragedy. By Neil Follett & Nick Stroud

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Heroes
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

In 1928, a record was broken when Lady Mary Heath became the first person to fly solo from Cape Town to London. 85 years later, ‘Bird in a biplane’, adventurer and aviator Tracey Curtis Taylor, set out in a vintage Boeing Stearman to recreate that very same journey.

Her inspirational eight-and-a-half week, 10,000 mile journey was turned into an hour long documentary; ‘The Lady Who Flew Africa- the Aviatrix’. We caught up with Tracey to find out the highs and lows of her journey and the inspiration behind her decision to undertake this courageous adventure.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

World War 2 cultivated some of the best military pilots the world has ever seen. On the anniversary of VE Day, we honour some of the flying aces of the war.

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History
Thursday, April 9, 2015

The sport of aerobatics has long been admired as a fast paced and skilful art- not designed for the faint hearted. From wartime pilots to Red Bull air racers, we take a look at 10 of the best aerobatic pilots since the sport began.

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