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One to ten…..the Douglas way !

Douglas Commercial Airliners

Douglas Commercial Airliners

A history of Douglas Commercial Airliners

Mention the aircraft company Douglas and most people think of the DC-3. There was however much more to Douglas with many military fighters, bombers and transports coming out of their Californian factories. But our story will just cover the ‘DC’ or Douglas Commercial series from the DC-1 to the DC-10. Founded by Donald W Douglas in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company produced aircraft under its own name until the merger in 1967 with McDonnell to become McDonnell-Douglas....

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British Airliner Collection Closed to the Public

IWM DUXFORD CLOSED

In line with advice from Public Health England, IWM Duxford has taken the decision to close from Tuesday 17 March, until further notice.

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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...

Brietling Formation
Breitling team

Breitling team in formation A great display. Fantastic picture! Photo Charles Butler

Trident and VC10
Boarding

A great day out! It’s always busy and DAS volunteers work hard but showing the public the result...

A busy day boarding
Herald

Boarding now! Sales of Boarding Passes were brisk. The British Airliner Collection aircraft welcomed visitors...

 
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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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