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100 Years of British Flight


100 Years of British Flight Special Magazine - Celebrating pilots and designers, innovation and determination

This 100-page special issue examines how aviation developed in Britain, showing how the UK’s industry started, then expanded during the war years, merged and eventually evolved into its current form. It also looks at the famous people behind the history-making machines.

Features Include:

• Gallery of Fame – Ken Ellis looks at the early aeronautical treasures held in London’s Science Museum
• Fighting Spirit – British built fighters developed over the last 100 years are reviewed by Nigel Price
• Bomber Biography – Jarrod Cotter gives an overview of the history of British-built bomber aircraft
• Building The Airliners – Britain’s key role in shaping commercial aviation
• Paper Planes – Britain’s designers have produced a large number of projects over the last 100 years – we take a look at four ‘what ifs’
• Rotary Revolution – From a slow start, the UK’s rotorcraft makers turned to international talent, and became world beaters
• United We Stand – Joint projects started back with the Short brothers and remains at the heart of aviation today, Dave Willis takes up the story

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