With April's theme being the heavier types that don't often get featured as part of Warbird Tails, I felt that for Bank Holiday Monday a round-up of UK based aircraft from this corner of preservation was long overdue. I've limited this post to "live" (taxi/engine run condition included) examples and only up the end of … Continue reading UK Transports and Bombers: Where are We Now?
Following the special post earlier this week taking a look behind the curtain at Hawker Restorations, a company responsible for the return to flight of most of the Hurricanes currently flying in the world, I wanted to update my record of airworthy Hurricanes. For the majority of this post I have focused on the aircraft … Continue reading Hawker Hurricane Airworthy Survivors Part 1 – UK
Following on from last weeks post looking at the history of Sopwith's most famous design, this week I have chosen to take a look at the seven original Camels that remain as well as a look at two notable reproduction examples of the type. Original Aircraft - F.1 F6314 - Royal Air Force Museum Hendon Hendon’s example, … Continue reading Sopwith’s First World War – Part 6: The Camel Part 2 -Survivors