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Updated Monday, 11 March - Against the Me 262

2013-03-11

A row of Supermarine Spitfire Mark XIVs (RM693 ‘AP-S’ nearest) of No. 130 Squadron RAF, on the ground at B.82/Grave, Holland. Operating as part ...

Updated Sunday, 10 March - Piotr Dubowik’s aviation art

2013-03-10

Piotr Dubowik from Poland sent us this painting depicting Spitfire LF.IX MJ281 ZF-P over St Denijs Westrem – Belgium in December 1944. Piotr is ...

Updated Friday, 8 March - Spitfire made of egg boxes unveiled at Duxford

2013-03-08

Today saw the unveiling of ‘Operation egg box – highly classified’.  A life-size Spitfire made egg boxes was unveiled to the public at IWM ...

Updated Friday, 9 November - Old Guys weren’t born old

2012-11-09

American country music artist Dwayne O’Brien performed his song “We Remember” at the annual convention of the International Council of Air Shows last December ...

Updated Monday, 17 September - Ferocious Frankie and MH434 at Duxford

2012-09-17

Filmed by the brilliant Belgian aviation cameraman Chris Janssens at the Duxford RAF and USAAF Museum in the UK in 2009, this video shows ...

Updated Tuesday, 24 July - Castle Bromwich Spitfire and Lancaster Factory in Pictures

2012-07-24

Castle Bromwich Aeroplane Factory, of CBAF in short, was the largest aircraft production plant in the wartime Britain, and had become the main manufacturing ...

Updated Sunday, 8 July - Flying a Breitling Spitfire PR Mk. XIX

2012-07-08

This 8-minute video documents a test flight of a Breitling Spitfire PR Mk. XIX at Dijon-Darois airfield, France in April 2010. Behind the controls ...

Updated Tuesday, 3 July - Spitfire Victims of JG 26

2012-07-03

After the Battle of Britain, most of the German Luftwaffe formations were withdrawn leaving only two units to defend the Kanalfront. JG26 “Schlageter” and ...

Updated Sunday, 24 June - Remembering the Battle of Britain – The Beacon [VIDEO]

2012-06-24

The next capital project of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is the Battle of Britain Beacon – a new striking building and ...

2012-06-24

PlanesTV offers these highlights from the somewhat rainy 2012 RAF Cosford Air Show. This is the trailer for the official DVD and Blu-ray coverage ...