Buchon Summer

If 2017 was "the year of the Hurricane" then 2018 certainly had a more continental feel. This year most certainly belongs to the revival of the Hispano Buchon. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/44116181905/in/dateposted-public/ A relatively common site in the 1990s, the "one faux nine" has long been an airshow staple and after a few years absence in the early … Continue reading Buchon Summer

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Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

As part of the ongoing work to complete the commemorative displays in relation to the RAF's 100th Birthday in 2018, there has been a significant re-shuffle in the RAF Museum's collections. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/39136131572/in/dateposted-public/ This website has already provided regular updates while the Battle of Britain collection was dismantled and re-located at Hendon and I have watched … Continue reading Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

RAF Museum Hendon – “Our Finest Hour” 14th September 2015

I can’t think of many more apt ways to spend the eve of Battle of Britain day and one of the biggest aerial commemoration of the Battle than unhindered access to arguably the most significant collection of complete aircraft of the era. Following on from building success of the Open Cockpit evenings at both sites … Continue reading RAF Museum Hendon – “Our Finest Hour” 14th September 2015

Headcorn Battle Of Britain Airshow – 11th July 2015

Anniversary years always bring about some interesting new events, some are one offs, while some remain and build following impressive debuts. Personally I hope that the recent airshow at Headcorn turns out to be in the latter category. Regular readers of this site will know that Headcorn is my local airfield and I have grown … Continue reading Headcorn Battle Of Britain Airshow – 11th July 2015