VE Day 70

Today marks the 70th anniversary of a day that many must have thought would never come, the end of the Second World War in Europe. There are of course many aviation events planned to commemorate this important anniversary, none more impressive than the “Arsenal Of Democracy” flypast taking place over Washington DC today, which features … Continue reading VE Day 70

79 Years Young: The Hawker Hurricane UK Survivors

This weeks Warbird Stories features the unsung hero of the Battle Of Britain: The Hawker Hurricane: Tomorrow marks 79 years since the prototype Hurricane, K5083 first flew from Brooklands airfield in Surrey. Building on the success of the Fury line of Hawker bi-planes, featuring similar steel tube construction with fabric covering. It used the now … Continue reading 79 Years Young: The Hawker Hurricane UK Survivors