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The X-planes
X-1 to X-45
by Jay Miller

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X-15 Diary
The Story of America's First Space Ship

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American X and Y Planes

by Kev Darling

In February of 2016 this site celebrated its 20th birthday.
Work on XPlanes has been sporadic - an awful lot at the beginning and not a lot recently.
Beware, therefore, that some information may be a little out of date.
The pictures are timeless and I hope you find something here to make your visit worthwhile.
A lot of my pictures are scanned-in photos - pre-digital cameras - and my aim is to improve their quality over time.
Galleries Pictures of RAF aircraft Present and Past, Helicopters, aircraft Foreign to these (UK) shores, old monochrome shots, and Guest pictures.
Note the 2008 Gallery, freshly taken, higher quality.
And the 2009 Gallery,  featuring GR4s at Lossie & Nimrods at Kinloss.
And the 2010 Gallery, featuring Nimrods & Typhoons and the Hawk T2.
And the 2011 Gallery, featuring Tornado GR4s at RAF Lossiemouth.
And the 2012 Gallery, featuring the Yorkshire Air Museum.
And the 2014 Gallery, featuring the National Museum of Flight in Scotland
Air-to-air Some fantastic air to air pictures of BAe Hawks over Snowdonia & Anglesey.
Hoping to make contact with old friends in the RAF? See if you recognise a name on the list, and get in touch. Add a new entry of your own, free.
Spruce Goose The story of Howard Hughes famous gigantic aircraft.
V Bombers Profiles of the Valiant, Vulcan and Victor.
X Planes Pictures and facts about the X Plane program.
Corgi Diecasts I've started collecting Corgi Aircraft models, concentrating initially on BAe Hawks, see my collection here.
Data Sheets Pictures and facts on many aircraft used by the RAF.
Articles Several great articles, reprinted with permission, from the RAF Yearbook and Air Forces Monthly.
RAF Valley Where to go and what to see at RAF Valley on Anglesey.
BAe Hawks Colourful pictures of many Hawks.
SAR Helicopters The famous yellow Search and Rescue choppers of RAF Valley, SARTU.
Aviation Links Links to sites on a similar military aircraft theme.
E-mail E-mail XPlanes, tell me what you think of the site.
Site Search Does what it says on the tin.
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aircraft books, videos
and DVDs from Amazon,
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since February 1996

Last updated:
19th July 2016