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2013 Hamilton Airshow: The Flying Displays

Not long after we claimed a spot by the taxiway at the 2013 Hamilton Airshow, the weather began to improve slightly and the cloud ceiling lifted sufficiently to allow for flying. 1,280 more words


Playground Time Machine

This is the story of what happens when a schoolboy goes exploring with an enquiring mind.

The Hoo Peninsula: a hooked nose of land separating the two great Kent estuaries, the Thames and the Medway. 484 more words

Quirks Of History

What Happened on July 10th - The Battle of Britain

On July 10, 1940, the Germans begin the first in a long series of bombing raids against Great Britain, as the Battle of Britain, which will last three and a half months, begins. 390 more words


"Though many brave unwritten tales were simply told in vapour trails"*

Let’s take a moment to remember that the Battle of Britain began on July 10, 1940 as Nazi forces attacked shipping convoys in the English Channel. 285 more words

Major Fohn JG51 Luftwaffe

Engaged in a dogfight with RAF squadron over Kent


Sqdr Leader Harvey RCAF

“Take the left hand pair Blue Leader – the rest keep tight”