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Warbird News is online news resource dedicated to Warbirds, Aviation Museums and the many enthusiasts who wish to know more about them. The goal of the site is to provide fresh daily news content for a large community of aviation fans who visit our pages regularly.

 

Duxford – Battle of Britain Air Show Report

Imperial War Museum Duxford – Battle of Britain Airshow 2017 by David Layland Duxford held it’s Battle of Britain Airshow over the weekend September 23rd/24th. Duxford is also celebrating its centenary this year, the Royal Flying Corps having established it as a training airfield in 1917. and then hosting the RAF, USAAF and then the RAF again. It i...

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de Havilland Mosquito – Trans-Atlantic Collaboration Helps Unlock Her Secrets

As a follow-up to our article concerning the restoration of a deHavilland Sea Hornet, we thought our readers would be interested in another former Spartan Air Services beauty; deHavilland Mosquito PR.35 RS700. The unique survivor of its marque, RS700 is currently under restoration with Calgary Mosquito Society in Alberta, Canada. The museum has b...

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Sea Hornet Resurrection – de Havilland’s Finest Fighter Set for Rebirth

Sea Hornet Resurrection by Richard Mallory Allnutt Pioneer Aero in Auckland, New Zealand recently announced that they have acquired the substantial remains of de Havilland Sea Hornet F.20 TT193, and will be restoring this unique ‘survivor’ to flying condition. They will be working with Aerowood, a company already hard at work building w...

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B-17G “The Movie” Memphis Belle Flying High, Again

Movie “Memphis Belle” Flying-High, Again by Austin Hancock As most readers will know, the famous, combat-veteran Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress known as Memphis Belle (Serial 41-24485) is undergoing restoration to static-display status at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, in Dayton, OH. While this occurs, the B-17G marked in her hon...

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Chasing Planes: New Series Follows the Efforts to Run an Air Museum

Many WarbirdsNews readers will be well aware of Gordon Page, and his amazing efforts to save vintage military aircraft over the last three decades. Page first came to prominence in the warbird world back in the 1990s, documenting his adventures recovering Luftwaffe fighters from the Siberian tundra in the book Warbird Recovery: The Hunt for a Rare...

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