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Missing National Standard found and handed to Allied Air Forces Memorial
Lost for over 10 years, the National Standard of the Air Gunner Association has been discovered in East Sussex and returned to the National Air Gunners Memorial at the Allied Air Forces Memorial at Elvington near York.
Brooklands Valiant nose completed for display
Personnel at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, have completed restoration work on the nose of Vickers Valiant XD816. The completed exhibit has been moved from the main hangar to the recently re-opened Stratosphere Chamber, originally built in 1947 to investigate high-speed flight at very high altitudes. XD816 was the last Valiant to fly, in 1968. www.brooklandsmuseum.com WITH THANKS TO MATT HASWELL
BBMF Lancaster under maintenance at Duxford
The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Avro Lancaster recently arrived at the Aircraft Restoration Company’s new Stephenson Hangar at IWM Duxford to undergo major maintenance work
A Ghostly Adventure: First Ever Novel Set at Surrey’s Brooklands Museum Released
Mark Richardson’s new novel ‘The Ghost at Brooklands Museum’ will launch this Halloween and builds on the museum’s long standing reputation for being haunted.
It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying...
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