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Back in the Hot Seat

A powerful moment on Wednesday when Meteor veteran Hal Taylor was reunited...

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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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To Clip Their Wings Would Be a Crime

Here they are: the winged masterpieces it's our privilege to care for. More than thirty of them. They're not museum pieces, standing polished, preserved but dead, behind rope barriers. They're alive and moving.

People around Newquay know the drill: If you hear the gravel rasp of a vintage engine or the whine of an early jet, look up. That classic wing silhouetted against the sky is the reason we work so hard to keep 'em flying.

And it's thanks to you we can keep doing it.

Aircraft Locations

The pins on each of the aircraft below indicate where the aircraft is currently located. Sometimes we may need to move them without notice, so please call us if there's a particular favourite you want to see.

Coventry Marker Aircraft at Coventry NewquayMarker Aircraft at Newquay Location Marker Examples at both sites Location Marker Aircraft temporarily working away from base
Auster Autocrat
Auster Autocrat G-JAYI
Avro Anson T21
Avro Anson T21 G-VROE
British Aircraft Corporation One Eleven
British Aircraft Corporation One Eleven G-BGKE
Chrislea Super Ace
Chrislea Super Ace G-AKVF
de Havilland Chipmunk
de Havilland Chipmunk G-APLO
de Havilland Dove
de Havilland Dove G-DHDV
de Havilland Rapide
de Havilland Rapide G-AGTM, G-AIDL, G-AKRP
de Havilland Vampire
de Havilland Vampire G-HELV
de Havilland Venom
de Havilland Venom G-DHVM, G-VENM
Douglas Dakota
Douglas Dakota G-ANAF, G-AMPY
English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra G-BVWC, G-CDSX
Gloster Meteor
Gloster Meteor G-LOSM, G-BWMF
Hawker Hunter
Hawker Hunter WT722, WV256
Hawker Sea Hawk
Hawker Sea Hawk WV798
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 XV753
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod XV232
Hunting Percival Jet Provost
Hunting Percival Jet Provost G-JPRO, G-BWDS
Miles Gemini
Miles Gemini G-AKDK
Percival Pembroke
Percival Pembroke G-BXES
Percival Prentice
Percival Prentice G-APJB
Percival Proctor
Percival Proctor G-AKIU
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer G-APRS
Vickers Varsity
Vickers Varsity WJ945
Vickers VC10
Vickers VC10 ZA148