2019 is an anniversary year par excellence! We have already celebrated 50 years since our BAC 1-11 first flew back in January, swiftly followed by 50 years of Concorde in March. However, between those two important events in February, the anniversary of 50 years since the first flight of the Boeing 747 Jumbo jet passed by, Unlike the two British planes it is still in limited production. In June it will be 75 years since the D-day landings. IWM Duxford and Daks over Normandy...%>
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2 March 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first flight of a special aircraft known for its speed and luxury, an aircraft that has become unique as a technological, if not commercial triumph of its era. Nearly 50 years ago, on that Sunday in 1969, I was probably gearing myself up to go to school the next day to face the work culminating in my GCE ‘O’ level attempts next Summer. Shall I follow the ‘pack’ and go to the Ford Motor Company (I lived in...%>
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Two 20mm anti aircraft guns have arrived in the yard for refurbishment on behalf of the Parachute regiment,...
Three impressively big lights arrived in the MV Wing workshop for restoration on behalf of IWM Duxford Measuring...
A wet Sunday saw the dedicated DAS crew shifting the Trident into the Conservation Hall for repainting. On...
It’s always exciting to see one of the British Airliner Collection aircraft moving down the runway...
Our new virtual tour of Concorde, both inside and out, is available now on the Apple Store or Google Play.
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Duxford Aviation Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support given by the Association of Independent Museums.
One of the unique features that made the Concorde able to cruise at twice the speed of sound was its ability to change the shape of its forward fuselage. For ground handling, take-off and... more >
The action-packed Duxford Air Festival returns for take-off Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Get ready to power your imagination... Concorde nose lowering demonstration at 12:00 From... more >
The action-packed Duxford Air Festival returns for take-off Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Get ready to power your imagination... Concorde nose lowering demonstration at 12:00. From... more >
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