Duxford Revisited – Old Footage from Duxford Air Display

A compilation of some old footage from a visit to an air display at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford back in 2009 that was thought to have been lost. Continue reading “Duxford Revisited – Old Footage from Duxford Air Display”

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Avro Vulcan V-Force Bomber: Britain’s Cold War Nuclear Deterrent

The Vulcan, a delta wing subsonic jet bomber served with the RAF for over thirty years and fulfilled a central role as part of Britain’s nuclear deterrent in the Cold War.

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Remarkable legend of the sinking of the Bismarck in new eBook

JJohn Moffat, Legend of the Bismarck Coverohn Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck is the latest release in the British Flying Legends series and tells the remarkable story of a Fleet Air Arm flying legend who, with a single torpedo strike, delivered from an obsolete biplane, in a force nine gale, in the middle of the Atlantic, brought about the sinking of   Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck.

This is concise insight into the achievements of John Moffat and one of the Second World War’s most infamous sea battles, the Royal Navy’s frantic search and subsequent sinking of the Bismarck in May 1941. Click here to read the Kindle preview. Continue reading “Remarkable legend of the sinking of the Bismarck in new eBook”

Avro Lancaster: 70 Years an Icon and Still Flying

Lancaster B Mk Is of RAF 50 Squadron in spread formation

The four-engined Lancaster bomber, which entered service with the RAF in 1942, is one of the most iconic British aircraft of the Second World War and is still flying, seventy years on.

The aircraft made its first operational bombing mission on 17 April 1942 and by the height of the war 42 Bomber Command squadrons operated Lancasters. It was the mainstay of Bomber Command and the one aircraft, above all others, that did more to take the fight to the enemy in the skies over occupied-Europe during those dark days of the war.

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