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Two’s company but three is certainly not a crowd.

2’s company but 3 is not a crowd

The history of 3 engined propeller aircraft

Those of you who follow our Facebook page may well remember a recent run of posts covering three-engine jets such as the Trident, DC-10, Tristar and Boeing 727. This engine arrangement was nothing new as we shall see in this article about some early piston engine tri-motor aircraft. The first tri-motor plane built would appear to be the Batson Air Yacht. Designed to cross the Atlantic, it was a seaplane designed and built in the USA in 1913. Sadly it never flew having sunk...

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IWM DUXFORD NOW OPEN

IWM DUXFORD NOW OPEN

Welcome back! IWM Duxford has now fully reopened to the public. You can now pick up one of our free Visitor Guides to find our more about the Duxford Aviation Society's collections: The Military Vehicle Wing and The British Airliner Collection Our Military Vehicles are located down behind the Land Warfare Hall, head on down and have a look! If you are planning a visit to Duxford, visit the IWM Duxford website to prebook your tickets.   ...

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York 360 pano's

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Marksman – Back on Track video

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FIRST RUNNING OF 2021

Today saw the first IWM Duxford flying day of 2021, which gave us the perfect opportunity to put on our own...

Trislander 360 degree Tour
Trislander Flight 360

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BAC 1-11 360° flight deck tour.
BAC 1-11 360° pano

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Dates for your diary

July

Saturday

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2021

Saturday 24 July: Duxford Summer Air Show

The Duxford Air Shows team are busy preparing for two Air Shows this year with Duxford Summer Air Show taking place on 24-25 July and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show on 18-19 September.  more >

 

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Luftwaffe camouflage and Markings Vol 3

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Handley Page Halifax B Mk111

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