Duxford Aviation Society header British Airliner Collection header British Military Vehicles Collection header
 
LATEST ARTICLES

Pan Am...a lost American icon

Back in the 1960s there were many large airlines in the United States; TWA, Eastern, Braniff, Northwest Orient and Western to name just a few. But the one that stood out on the international air routes was Pan American World Airlines or as it was better known Pan Am. Sadly, after failures and takeovers, only three major legacy airlines are left in the USA; American, Delta and United. This is the story of the unofficial US flag carrier that was once the best-known international... more >
FROM THE BLOG

Ambassador-360-pano

Click on image below to enter the Ambassador 360-degree flight deck tour.    more >
 

The sleeping princesses

The sleeping princesses   As a young boy, when we went on our ‘foreign’ holidays across the sea to the Isle of Wight, I always noticed the huge mummies on the dockside. My dad, who knew about these things, told me... more >

Britannia 360 Pano

Click on image below to enter the Britannia 360-degree  passenger cabin tour.   more >

 
BN

Britten Norman BN2

Britten Norman BN2 - a British success story At 6:45 am on 11 September 1970 the prototype BN Trislander made its first flight. To commemorate this event we reflect on the history of the company that built it and the story behind how... more >

Trident 360 pano

Click on image below to enter the Trident 360-degree flight deck tour.   more >

 

Two Caledonians and a BCal

Two Caledonians and a BCal With all three airlines affectionately known in the trade as Callys, Caledonian Airways had two lives as Caledonian and one as the parent company of British Caledonian, although it must be said the last Caledonian... more >

VC10 360 Pano

Click on image below to enter the VC10 360-degree cabin tour.   more >