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Happy memories

If you had predicted a year ago that daily life would have changed out of all recognition and we would not be allowed out of our homes for weeks you would invariably have been met with some derision. Sadly Covid-19 has resulted in much morbidity and mortality. Commercial aviation has taken a body blow and airshows […]

An Indian adventure

With grey skies and falling temperatures the British winter tends to be short on opportunities for the aviation photographer. Whilst the resulting free time can be used to scan negatives, clean equipment and add keywords to digital photographs eventually you feel the need to venture forth with a camera and couple of lenses. Having visited […]

Duxford’s Battle of Britain Airshow

The 15th September 1940 was Battle of Britain day and in my youth many of the RAF bases held airshows to commemorate this important day in our history. Sadly both the displays, and many of the bases are but a memory. It was thus left to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford in Cambridgeshire to […]

A Grand Day Out

To many the island of Jersey evokes memories of the TV series Bergerac with its stunning scenery and the excitement of chasing criminals. For the aviation enthusiast the annual airshow over St Daubins’ Bay has historically attracted some of the more esoteric aviation displays.The Bay itself faces south;a big plus for those spending their vacation […]

RIAT 2019

For aviation enthusiasts with a military bias the annual trip to the Cotswolds has become something of a pilgrimage. Whilst the Royal International Air Tattoo in 2019 was not blessed with the best of weather the variety and rarity of some displays made it a “must see” event. had a successful stand on all […]

Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn

Headcorn Battle of Britain Airshow Over the weekend of 6/7th July the skies over the Weald of Kent were host to Spitfires and Hurricanes just as they were in the Summer of 1940. Saturday started with bright sunshine and an almost full flight line of historic aircraft including this Thruxton Jackaroo from the halcyon days […]

Daks at Duxford

D-Day was undoubtedly one of the defining events in modern history and the Imperial War Museum (IWM) at Duxford, Cambridgeshire hosted some 23 DC-3/C-47/Dakota variants to mark the 75th anniversary. Dakotas had departed from Duxford on D-Day along with other airfields in southern England and so the location was apt. We visited for on […]

British Airways 747


Few businesses can claim a 100year history but British Airways is celebrating its centenary this year. Their lineage extends from Imperial Airways through BOAC and BEA to its current British Airways branding. BA have painted four of their jets in “retro” liveries and you can see our image of the stunning BEA marked jet in […]

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