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Short Brothers…the forgotten trailblazers

Short Brothers

Short Brothers…the forgotten tra

Innovative designers through the years

Ask any man in the street to name a famous UK aircraft manufacturer and you will hear Vickers, de Havilland, Avro or Handley Page mentioned. You would be very unlikely to hear the name Shorts. However, this company was making balloons in 1897, became Short Brothers in 1908 and continued in the aviation business achieving many firsts until bought by Bombardier in 1989. In 1897 two brothers Eustace and Oswald Short, both living in Sussex, took a ride in a coal gas filled balloon....

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VC10 360 Pano

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Comet 360 Pano

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Britannia 360 pano

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All in a lifetime
Alcock & Brown

100 years on the 15th June 1919 the Vickers Vimy of Alcock and Brown 'landed' in Ireland to complete...

First of the Many
First of the Many

  On 13th June 1965 the prototype Britten Norman BN2 Islander G-ATCT took off from the grass airstrip...

 
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Dates for your diary

September

Saturday

19

2020

Battle of Britain Air Show Day 1

RAF Duxford, now part of Imperial War Museums, has been part of the RAF story for over 100 years. We are proud to be an official partner for the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show,... more >

 
September

Sunday

20

2020

Battle of Britain Air Show Day 2

RAF Duxford, now part of Imperial War Museums, has been part of the RAF story for 100 years. We are proud to be an official partner for the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show, bringing to... more >

 

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