Aircraft 2

The Galleries are made up of random Worldwide pictures.

The LONG overdue tribute to Sir Arthur Harris of
World War 2 Bomber Command.
St. Clement Danes Church the RAF Church in London.
Gallery 5

Gallery 6 for the Dehaviland Heritage Centre collection.
The collection includes examples of the famous
WW2 Mosquito Bomber.

The Museum of Army Flying
Middle Wallop, Hampshire
Gallery 7
A remarkable museum that traces the history of Amy Flying from WW1 - WW2 - and up to the present day. I found the displays, from small to large, well laid out and documented.
There is an excellent first floor Café that has an outside viewing area to watch any flying action.

Yeovilton Air Day 2013.
Gallery 8
A FANTASTIC day with five hours of non stop aerial action.
The stars of the show included The Red Arrows, Chinook, Typhoon (Euro Fighter) Sea Vixen and the AVRO VULCAN.
The show would not be complete without the BBMF Spitfire, Lancaster (In new colours) and Hurricane.
There was also a very large static display of aircraft.
Many trade stands and heritage cars and military vehicles.
 The highlight for me was a chance to get up close the AVRO VULCAN and marvel at its beauty.
Both the VULCAN and Typhoon shook the ground when on full power during there displays.
 An event to rival Farnborough and one for the diary next year.

Bournemouth Air Festival 2013
Gallery 9
Fantastic aerobatic displays seen from and along the Bournemouth Cliffs.
The highlight of the Festival being the ever popular Red Arrows.
The Tigers Parachute Display Team gave a wonderful
example of precision landing on the beach.

The Dam Busters 1943 to 2013
Gallery 10

A visit to the Lincolnshire Aviation Centre at East Kirkby Aerodrome to see Lancaster 'Just Jane' and remember to famous Dam Buster's raid of 1943.
We also visit The Derwent Valley to see the dam that was used for practice to perfect the dropping of the Bouncing Bomb.
This was a special time for your Host as I was borne in February 1943 and the Dam Busters raid was in May 1943.
Whilst in The Derwent Valley and looking at the Derwent Reservoir Dam I could imagine Lancaster bombers swooping down the valley and attacking the dam in preparation for the famous raid.
This, I found, was a very poignant time for me remembering all the young men  who took part in this operation.
On our way home we visit Sywell Aerodrome, in Northamptonshire, and see its amazing Art Deco buildings and a unique Hawker Hunter.

Your Host has had the pleasure of a TAXI ride in Just Jane.
Go to Site No.1 and scroll down to Aircraft and see Gallery 4

The Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire 2014.
Gallery 11
The museum has seven displays of various aviation subjects all in first class condition from the earliest flying machine to the latest in jet power plus many other side lines.
WW1 and WW2 are also covered.
Display 8 deals with land warfare.

I only had four and a half hours here, but I would recommend a full day visit to cover everything in detail.
A GREAT place to visit.