Airshow Moments 2016 – WW1 Aviation Heritage Trust

The WW1 Aviation Heritage Trust have brought some wonderful recreation WW1 aircraft to the UK over the past few years. 2016 saw their the first season of regular display flying at their home base of Stow Maries. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/28483303536/in/dateposted-public/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/28515035065/in/dateposted-public/ I attended a number of events at Stow this year and was treated to many memorable … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2016 – WW1 Aviation Heritage Trust

Warbird People: Frederick Dudley Travers DFC WW1 Ace and Flying Boat Pioneer

As well as interviews with modern day pilots and engineers of these historic aircraft I also wanted to focus in on the people who flew these aircraft while still in service.¬†Sadly of course in a number of cases the opportunity to interview is no longer available, but where possible I have tried to delve into … Continue reading Warbird People: Frederick Dudley Travers DFC WW1 Ace and Flying Boat Pioneer

2015 Preview – World War One Aviation Heritage Trust Ltd

Last year saw the unveiling of a new historic aviation organisation in the UK, the World War One Aviation Heritage Trust (WAHT) with the simple message of providing an enduring collection of WW1 aircraft representative of both British and German forces. They hope to keep an increasing collection of these aircraft displaying in front of … Continue reading 2015 Preview – World War One Aviation Heritage Trust Ltd

First World War In the Air – RAF Museum – Exhibit Histories

Last week I posted my thoughts on the new First World War exhibition at the RAF Museum's Hendon site, this post looks at the history of the aircraft included in the display. Bleriot XXVII - "433":¬† This aircrafts history until around 1965 is not known, though it is highly likley that the aircraft was built … Continue reading First World War In the Air – RAF Museum – Exhibit Histories