Buchon Summer

If 2017 was "the year of the Hurricane" then 2018 certainly had a more continental feel. This year most certainly belongs to the revival of the Hispano Buchon. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/44116181905/in/dateposted-public/ A relatively common site in the 1990s, the "one faux nine" has long been an airshow staple and after a few years absence in the early … Continue reading Buchon Summer


Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

As part of the ongoing work to complete the commemorative displays in relation to the RAF's 100th Birthday in 2018, there has been a significant re-shuffle in the RAF Museum's collections. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/39136131572/in/dateposted-public/ This website has already provided regular updates while the Battle of Britain collection was dismantled and re-located at Hendon and I have watched … Continue reading Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – December 2017 update

Warbird Tails What If – ME262 Vs Gloster Meteor

The first part of this what if series took a little imagination, it saw two German WW1 fighters in hypothetical combat. This made for an interesting, if unlikely comparison. https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/21876035834/in/photolist-zk7piC-zZwPrh-AeQMUf-Ai7NU6-zZCuVr-AfXgiG-Ai7LYn-Ah8YQB-zZt3LE-Ai2ML4-Ah3SPP-Ah3S3Z-AeKgmw-Ah3suB-AhLtvg-ztvJDZ-tYPJMd-qdzF62-p6fbS9-f89gyT-f6R6bT-tJGM5k-u1LMY3-rPNKL3-s7c8dd-rdo5WJ-qY4Jx1-qY3FTd-rfCxvp-qBU2jz-nA16fD-ngytqN-ngyiaZ-ny429x-n1cmXr-fZRxeh-fZRLae-fZRgEk-fZRaiw-fZR6y9-fFdwYQ-evXUep-ecv18k-dYR3Zq-dYKmex-dYR3XC-dYKmdK-dYKmen-cykASj-cykARd Todays situation is one that was much more likely to come to pass and would have presented the first jet against jet dogfight in history. … Continue reading Warbird Tails What If – ME262 Vs Gloster Meteor