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G-AMSV Returns to Coventry

An old friend returned to Coventry yesterday when G-AMSV, in her striking Indian Air force livery, landed here for extensive maintenance by our engineers. Sierra Victor was part of the Air Altantique fleet here for many years. She'll...

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Baginton Air Pageant

The initial details for the Baginton Air Pageant are up on the website! As we don't have the space for a full-on air show attracting 20,000 or so people, we're aiming for low-key, themed days like this. A couple of thousand people,...

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Newquay Pleasure flights

We promised we'd be back to fly in Cornwall, and here we are. We'll be heading south with a Rapide and Chipmunk to spend a week at Newquay from 25th July, with a further visit planned in August. The flights are bookable in the normal...

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New Dakota Book

Geoff Jones just told me that his new book on the DC-3, released to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Dak's appearance, is now available. The cover sports a lovely shot of G-ANAF, shot by Simon Westwood before her radome goiter was...

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Nimrod Engine Run

We've just confirmed plans by NPT to run all four of the Nimrod's Rolls-Royce Speys on Saturday 9th May. We expect the thunder to start just after lunchtime. Come along and enjoy some audio power - and please dip into your pockets...

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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 Coventry 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 for sale

Aircraft For Sale

With our founder, Mike Collett, considering his retirement, we are now offering several aircraft from our collection for sale. There's no urgency about this - we'd far rather wait for the right buyer than rush into anything. The important consideration is that these precious aircraft must be flown regularly and accessible as important historic items to the British public.

If you have a genuine interest in owning and flying the aircraft detailed below then please click here to e-mail Sue Hawkins and Ben Cox.

Auster Autocrat
Auster Autocrat for sale
Avro Anson T21
Avro Anson T21 for sale
Chrislea Super Ace
Chrislea Super Ace for sale
de Havilland Chipmunk
de Havilland Chipmunk for sale
de Havilland Dove
de Havilland Dove for sale
de Havilland Rapide
de Havilland Rapide for sale
de Havilland Vampire
de Havilland Vampire for sale
de Havilland Venom
de Havilland Venom for sale
Douglas Dakota English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra for sale
Gloster Meteor NF-11
Gloster Meteor NF-11 for sale
Gloster Meteor T7
Gloster Meteor T7 for sale
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod Hunting Percival Jet Provost T3
Hunting Percival Jet Provost T3 for sale
Hunting Percival Jet Provost T5
Hunting Percival Jet Provost T5 for sale
Miles Gemini
Miles Gemini for sale
Percival Pembroke
Percival Pembroke for sale
Percival Prentice
Percival Prentice for sale
Percival Proctor
Percival Proctor for sale
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer for sale