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Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props returns to Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire, on Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd September 2019, combining hot rods, historic racers and bikes with exciting air displays, car & bike clubs and a superb variety of live music!

The Dakota ZA947 will be flying over Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props on Sunday 22nd September 2019!

The aircraft was adopted by Strike Command and issued to the BBMF in March 1993. In 2004, an original and authentic floor and interior was re-fitted to the Dakota, returning the cabin to the original, wartime specification. There are now no other multi-engine tail wheel aircraft in RAF service outside the BBMF – proving the Dakota is an important training asset used for initial training of aircrew. Read More »

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The Sywell Classic Pistons and Props returns to Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire, on Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 September 2019, combining hot rods, historic racers and bikes with exciting air displays, car & bike clubs and a superb variety of live music!

The first aircraft booked to display is the largest and heaviest single-seater piston-engined fighter in history, and the most numerous American fighter ever produced, the ‘Jug’ was a hugely successful high altitude escort and a formidable ground attack aircraft. Read More »