Museum Profile – Aerospace Bristol

One of the latest additions to the UK Aviation Museum family is the Aerospace Bristol collection at Filton in Bristol. This represents a great collection of Bristol types, joined by the final Concorde to fly G-BOAF, having made its final landing at Filton in 2003. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/45234531365/in/datetaken/ I was lucky enough to be present for that … Continue reading Museum Profile – Aerospace Bristol

Shuttleworth Collection Wings & Wheels show 2016

Taking over the traditional early September slot from the Shuttleworth Pageant (I hope this tradition of getting all the collection's airworthy aircraft in the sky returns in 2017) was the Wings and Wheels show. This theme saw extended vehicle displays taking place ahead of the flying allowing collection and visiting vehicles to perform. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/30252857031/in/dateposted-public/ Flying-wise … Continue reading Shuttleworth Collection Wings & Wheels show 2016

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