From The Hangar

The Founding Father & Son

The Founding Father & Son

Ray and Mark Hanna established the Old Flying Machine Company at Duxford in the mid-1980s. We chart the organisation’s formative years and the part it played in shaping the present day vintage aircraft movement, with insight from Sarah Hanna. Read more

Recreating the Fokker D.VII

Recreating the Fokker D.VII

Mikael Carlson traces the story of his “home-built” Fokker D.VII, an authentic reproduction built to original specifications, and explores the flying characteristics that made it such a formidable First World War fighter. Read more

WWI Aviation Heritage Trust reveals ambitious expansion plans

WWI Aviation Heritage Trust reveals ambitious expansion plans

A chance encounter between the daughter of a third generation Royal Air Force pilot and the Production Manager of the world’s largest operator of 1914-1918 vintage aeroplanes sowed the seeds for the formation of the World War One Aviation Heritage Trust (WAHT). Chief Trustee Dick Forsythe discusses the WAHT’s ambitious plans to enrich the British… Read more