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Classic Warbirds

Profiling military aircraft from the First World War, Second World War and Cold War

Airspeed Horsa
The Horsa entered service in 1941 and although its first operation was not a success it would go on to be used during the Second World War for a number of major operations.

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Sopwith Camel

When the Camel entered service with the Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Flying Corps it would play a role in allowing the Allies to regain air superiority.

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Fairey Barracuda

The Barracuda was the Fleet Air Arm's intended replacement for the Fairey Albacore and would spend over a decade in service operating from its aircraft carriers.

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With its distinctive sound and shape the Spitfire is undoubtedly one of the most famous aircraft ever built. An icon of the Battle of Britain the aircraft had a long and varied history during its operational service with the Royal Air Force. This article contains a range of Spitfire facts about, not only, the aircraft but also the people behind it.

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Classic Warbirds
Museum Guide

Discover the aviation history on your doorstep with our interactive map which charts the many museums and places of interest located across the United Kingdom. Dedicated to not only the UK's own heritage but to the many aircraft and service personnel from around the world who have been based here from 1914 upto the Cold War.

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Spitfire Experiences
Get up close to one of the most famous British aircraft ever built, the Supermarine Spitfire. From sitting in the cockpit of an airworthy example to a passenger ride in a two seater, there are a range of Spitfire flights to choose from. Whatever experience you do it's sure to be a memorable day out for yourself, a group of friends or as a gift.

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Our YouTube channel has a host of aircraft walkaround videos available to watch. These include the Hawker Hurricane Mk I, Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk and Hawker Tempest Mk II.

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