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Recording Loch Ryan's flying boat base, RAF Wig Bay

The RAF Wig Bay ShoreDIG got underway in March with the survey of the remains of the flying boat base.

Set up in 1942, this was Britain’s main wartime base for the maintenance of flying boats. 1,023 more words

Corgi Hits the Surf in 2015

Images are figuratively as well as literally surfacing concerning Corgi’s all-new 1:72 scale Short Sunderland flying boat. Expected some time in 2015, this beast of an aircraft looks to carry on the tradition left in the wake of their recently released 1:72 Avro Vulcan strategic bomber, perhaps taking on the role of signature centerpiece for the new year. 36 more words

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Corgi Takes a Dip with the Short Sunderland

Normally, around this time of year, Corgi takes the wraps off of their latest lineup of Aviation Archive aircraft. Thus far, they’ve been mum, perhaps because they would like to include the latest “heavy” in their full-color catalog. 73 more words

Shout Outs


One of my last Motat images I will post up for now I think – NZ4115. Outside the main hanger where a large number of restored planes sit, is the outside storage yard. 196 more words


Whatz dat? Who dat? MOTAT!

Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Auckland New Zealand

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Most people probably arrive into New Zealand by flying into Auckland Airport… 514 more words