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The Goodwood Revival - September 2014 - The Flying Displays

Low in quantity, extremely high in quality, is the usual shape of the flying aspect at the Revival and 2014 was very special indeed. Midair Squadron debuted a three-ship of classic jets, but perhaps most will remember the pair of Lancasters in years to come – especially those that attended on the Saturday. 123 more words

Airshow

Forgotten Aircraft: Avro Manchester

A war winning aircraft isn’t just created out of the blue. There are experimental aircraft and even a few lemons first and Avro’s legendary Lancaster was no exception. 1,689 more words

Military

SITREP - Avro Lincoln Page Updated

Hi everybody

I have been working on updating the Avro Lincoln page as I have recently come across some new information regarding the aircraft’s operational history in Malaysia and Kenya. 65 more words

Aviation

THE BOMBS ARE AWAY

Well this is part two about my great grandfather Reginald Kirlew.

Now I think I did a post about him recently but this is where my short term memory issues play up and they are right now. 573 more words

Age of Innocence - 1956, Model Aircraft and Flat Pack Furniture

An Airfix kit was notoriously difficult to assemble and the only absolute certainty was that once it was finished it definitely wouldn’t look anything like the picture on the box. 51 more words

History

Age of Innocence, 1956 - The Lancaster Bomber and Airfix Model Planes

Following Britain’s world humiliation over the Suez crisis it was significant that also in 1956 the Royal Air Force decommissioned the Second-World-War bomber, the iconic Avro Lancaster. 1,073 more words

History

Bomber Command Raid on a German Town - Böblingen, 7 October 1943

I often write in this dialogue with you about the local history of Cambridgeshire, and frequently about the efforts during the Second World War which originated from the bases and airfields spread throughout southeast England.  835 more words

Second World War