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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 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