17th December – An Iconic Date

It is well known by many that 118 years ago today powered flight was achieved for the first time by the Wright Brothers with their iconic Wright Flyer (pictured below at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC in 2019. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/49217367931/in/album-72157712199008938/ Over time it seems that this date was also popular with aircraft … Continue reading 17th December – An Iconic Date

Airshow Moments 2014 – Dakota Gathering: Duxford 24-25th May

For this weeks Airshow Moment, I follow the season through to the first Duxford show of the year and their D-Day Celebrations. More specifically, the impressive gathering of C-47 Skytrains/Dakotas: If there is one thing Duxford can do well, it is World War 2 displays, being home to the one of the biggest collections of … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2014 – Dakota Gathering: Duxford 24-25th May