In Profile: Avro Anson/Avro XIX

The Avro Anson first took to the skies in March 1935, following a new specification issued by the Air Ministry for a maritime reconnaissance aircraft. Avro were already working on an airliner design project which fitted the requirements well. The Anson (or Avro652a as it was then known) successfully outperformed the DH89 in trials and … Continue reading In Profile: Avro Anson/Avro XIX

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Airshow Moments 2017 – Blenheim at Little Gransden

Continuing the Blenheim theme after the exciting update from Hawkinge yesterday, it is time for another airshow moment. Today's moment takes a look back at John Romain's masterclass in display flying in the wonderful Bristol Blenheim I at Little Gransden back in August. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/36827611246/in/dateposted-public/ This combination of man and machine is well known as a … Continue reading Airshow Moments 2017 – Blenheim at Little Gransden

Little Gransden Air & Car Show – 28th August 2016

Held in the picturesque Cambridgeshire countryside, the Little Grandson Air and Car show is one of the most popular small air shows in the country. The whole event is run in aid of Children in Need and provides important funding for that charity each year. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/29292440333/in/dateposted-public/ The show ground was covered with a great variety … Continue reading Little Gransden Air & Car Show – 28th August 2016