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The whistling wheelbarrow

With its fat, stubby fuselage, two long tail booms and shrieking Dart engines the Armstrong Whitworth Argosy quickly earned its nickname the ’The whistling wheelbarrow‘. For over thirty years this unique aeroplane graced the world skies, here is the Argosy’s story. Back in the mid 1950s the RAF issued a requirement for a new aircraft to replace its Vickers Viking- based Valetta and Halifax based Hastings transport aircraft and also to supplement the Beverley... more >


*** Act soon to get a pre sale discount on this fantastic watch ***   An exciting new watch has just been released by our partner STROND Please click on the link below to see details of this beautiful timepiece which incorporates a part of our iconic Concorde 101 G-AXDN https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/astburyandkent/world-famous-concorde-inspired-101-automatic-watch  more >

Maintenance Mutterings… 10

Your latest update on the work of the DAS volunteers here at Duxford, includes stories from around the British Airliner Collection. Viscount Nothing new to report since the interior was finished. Just a quick picture of the finished... more >

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 Museum 360-degree flight deck tour.     more >


And in third place …

Brazil is one of the most popular locations for supporters of our Facebook page, so to all those Brazilians who follow us Ola! and welcome to this story about the world’s third largest aircraft manufacturer, Brazilian company Embraer. In... more >

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 to Morayvia near Inverness.   Morayvia is an aviation and technology museum and, like Duxford Aviation Society who own... more >


Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022 Duxford Aviation Society is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen and would like to express condolences to all her family.  As a mark of respect, it has been decided by the... more >

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 24 January, to await the arrival of the newest addition to the British Airliner Collection, ZE701, a BAe146 Statesman newly retired... more >


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