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Maintenance Mutterings… 8

Maintenance Mutterings… 8

Latest news from the Engineering team

Welcome to the latest update of engineering work and stories covering the British Airliner Collection fleet.   VC10: As you know from previous Mutterings we are attempting to replace/repolish the passenger windows on the VC10. The Tuesday team were given the task of a conducting a trial attempt to polish the severely opaque windows. After a morning of gentle sanding and buffing achieved no results it was decided to go for broke and a window was attacked with gusto...

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The BAe 146 in RAF Service

The BAe 146 in RAF Service

701 and friends

Including ZE701, the RAF over time operated a total of seven BAe146 aircraft with the first arriving in June 1983 and the last being retired in March 2022, this is the story of those 39 years of 146 operations.. We know how BAe 146 CC Mk.2 Statesman ZE701’s flying story ended, with a final flight from Northolt into Duxford to join the British Airliner Collection on 24th January 2022, but how did it all begin? Let’s go back to the start, as far back as the late 1970’s...

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STROND Automatic Concorde Watch

An exciting new watch has just been released by our partner STROND Please click on the link below to see...

DAS Museum 360-degree tour.

Click on image below to enter the DAS Museum 360-degree tour. Click on image below to enter the DAS...

New home for the Herald
New home for the Herald

  We can now confirm the rumours that Handley Page Herald G-APWJ will be moving from Duxford...

BAe146 flies into Duxford
BAe146 flies into Duxford

Over 100 members of the Duxford Aviation Society, IWM staff, press and TV gathered at IWM Duxford on Monday...

An addition to the BAC

British Aerospace 146 ZE701 from the RAF’s Number 32 Squadron (the Royal Squadron) is flying in to...

Concorde app

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Our new virtual tour of Concorde, both inside and out, is available now on the Apple Store or Google Play.

Explore this incredible, half-century old vision of the future in unprecedented detail. Look around in full 360° animation, or zoom in for information on flight deck instruments.

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Duxford Aviation Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support given by the Association of Independent Museums.

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Concorde Nose Lowering Demonstration

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 >


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Spitfire in my Workshop


BBMF Avro Lancaster B1 PA474


Airtours International  B757 Operations Manuals




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