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Royal Air Force Memorial Flight Official Club Autumn Journal 2015

The Royal Air Force Memorial Flight Club have published their Autumn Journal 2015. The beautifully produced publication aims to highlight the achievements and exploits of the famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and their inventory of historic World War II aircraft including one of only two Avro Lancaster bombers that remain airworthy anywhere in the world. 319 more words


Punching a puppy and other office jargon

No, I haven’t suddenly decided to turn to a life of animal cruelty and being hated by small children. If you read the business jargon link in the penultimate paragraph, all will become clear. 353 more words

Care Farm

NEWS: New CO for Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

After serving for no less than 7 years with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 3 of which have been as commanding officer, Squadron Leader Dunc Mason will be formally standing down from the position on Sunday 25th October. 203 more words


The Last Vulcan Back to the Lake District

The Worlds Last Airworthy Vulcan XH 558 flew through the Lake District for the last time before she makes her final flight at the end of this month. 187 more words

Historic Aircraft

NEWS: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster returns to the air

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s (BBMF) Avro Lancaster¬† B.I PA474 (nicknamed Thumper)¬†has returned to the air for the first time since an in-flight fire earlier this year… 156 more words


A pivotal station in 8 Group, Graveley deserves much greater recognition.

In Trail 29 we turn south and head to the southern end of Cambridgeshire. This area is rich in fighter stations, both RAF and USAAF. Home to Duxford and Bader’s ‘Big Wing’, Mustangs, Spitfires and Hurricanes once, and on many occasions still do, grace the blue skies of this historical part of the country. 1,822 more words


A tale of tragic loss - RAF Elsham Wolds: Part Five

In a previous article I wrote about the tragic collision of two Avro Lancaster bombers, both of them from 103 Squadron at Elsham Wolds. The two aircraft were both trying to land at the same time, after permission to do so had been given to each of them by the Flying Control Officer. 10 more words