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Issue also features:

BROOKLANDS MUSEUM
A large-scale redevelopment programme is enhancing this hugely important heritage site in leaps and bounds

BELLANCA IRISH SWOOP
The Aeroplane dubbed it ‘the Shamrocket’ — sure enough, this MacRobertson air racer didn’t make the grade

NO 140 SQUADRON

Early WW2 photo-recce operations over Europe in Spitfires and Blenheims by the Army’s ‘aerial spies’

IWM IN THE CRYSTAL PALACE

The Imperial War Museum was founded 100 years ago. When it opened in 1920, it had a very special collection of Great War aircraft

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MORANE-SAULNIER MS406
The Armée de l’Air’s most numerous fighter during the Battle of France is examined in detail by Tony Holmes

WARBIRD HERITAGE FOUNDATION

We talk to the founder of this growing Illinois-based collection

DUXFORD’S EARLY MUSEUM YEARS
Without Dr Christopher Roads, IWM Duxford as we know it today may never have existed

AEROPLANE MEETS … BRIAN SMITH
The master showman of the air display scene’s most memorable massed Spitfire sequences

AND MUCH MORE!

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