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Posting up about the Marauder memorial last week reminded me of this memorial that I visited nearby 3 years ago which also deserves a mention on here. As…

I mentioned in my last post about staying around Llangollen for a good while and part of the reason was this little church within walking distance of the…

The Martin Marauder was a twin engined American medium bomber in WWII. This particular aircraft was based at Great Dunmow in Essex and took off in poor weather…

It was announced last month that Hawker Hurricane XII V6748 has been sold and will be coming to the UK from its current home in Australia. The aircraft was…

An interesting tit bit to flesh out a few 'holiday snaps'! We spent some time on the Gt Orme a couple of days ago with the intention of having a wander around…

Back on track today with some aircraft! Being away for the week and only an hour or so from the Avro centre on the old Woodford airfield, near Stockport, I made…

Following the departure of Te Vega (see last post) from the maintenance area Dunkirk veteran Medway Queen has taken her place on the slipway. The vintage paddle…

I mentioned this former military yacht last month. The repair work has dragged on a little added to which the depth of the keel meant that a particularly high…

The local air ambulance put down in a field just up the road this evening. I thought it was the police chopper initially but seems not. Certainly hope all was…

The Medway Queen was launched in 1924 and entered service on Thames estuary routes in May of that year. She was requisitioned for the Royal Navy in 1939 and…

I had the, still not finished, large Lanc out in the garden this evening to put on a few decals and thought I'd take a couple of pictures outside. The grass was…

This is a nice museum on the edge of Coventry airport. Most of the collection is outside and generally spaced out enough to get reasonable pictures. There is…

Podington today is most likely to be associated with Santa Pod Raceway, a major centre for drag racing. However, the drag strip started life as the main runway…
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