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Vampire and Meteor

Two gold members - Rob Rennie and Doug Johns enjoyed the flight of a lifetime, at the weekend....

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Meteor vs Tempest

A friend just sent me this link and I felt it should be shared with my fellow anoraksics...

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Lt Cdr Pete Sheppard

Every now and then, we get to meet some pretty special people here at Classic Air Force. Today was one of those days....

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Amazing and awsome

The former Omani Air Force jet did a sortie around Cornwall flying at altitudes of 500 - 5000 feet at high speeds....

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Mach 2 Beast!

At last it can be told! We'll shortly be taking delivery of possibly the most spectacular icon of the fifties - nothing less tha...

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Review the Fleet - From Above!

Falmouth once again plays host to the Tall Ships Regatta in August. And you can reserve the best seats of all to see this marvellous spectacle from a vintage aircraft. Click here to book your seats for the sight - and the flight - of your life.

Champagne Flights Over Cornwall in May and June

Sit back and take in the gentle thrill of thirties aviation in one of our magnificent de Havilland Dragon Rapide biplanes. And to fully recapture those days when flight was only for the privileged few, accept a sparkling glass of champagne from the on-board hostess as you watch Cornwall glide by below you.

Look down; there are the beaches of Padstow, the cliffs of St Isaac, the craggy shadows of Tintagel, the living map of Cornwall drifting under those slender wings. This is how flying was always meant to be.

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On the Team

Our friends at AirTeamImages paid us a visit at Coventry in mid-May, just in time to see Rapide G-AIDL ("Nettie") head out to Newquay. They chatted with Trevor Bailey about what we're up to at our dear old Airbase and spent some time on board our unique DC-6 Diner. Note to Trevor: if you take your guests to the restaurant when it's open they'll be even more impressed!

Look out for the Union Jack Dak, which we hope will be with us for some time. She's over for a number of D-Day commemorative flights, and it's well worth calling in to Coventry for a glimpse of this magnificent restoration.

There are few things as fragile - or as expensive to repair - as an old aircraft. We have a talented and dedicated team of volunteers and technicians who work tirelessly to restore as many as possible of our charges to airworthiness, and then to keep the rigours of time at bay to keep them flying.

Here's an update on how things are coming along on some of our projects.

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This beautiful and rare Miles Gemini twin arrived recently at our restoration centre in Coventry to begin a two-year project to return her to the sky. It's an expensive undertaking for us, but the aircraft was in danger of being lost and so it was our duty to rescue and preserve it.

Please help us to save this aircraft

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