Short Stirling

What happened to Short Stirling BK716?

A new website created by an international team pays tribute to the seven-man crew of a downed RAF bomber

Historic Aviation Quiz – The Short Stirling edition

With the re-emergence of the ‘Mickle Fell Stirling’ wreck recently at the Royal Air Force Museum Hendon, we dedicate this week’s Historic Aviation Quiz to a type often considered Bomber Command’s forgotten bomber - the Short Stirling...

Do you know the story of the ‘Mickle Fell Stirling’?

After more than 40 years hidden away, the substantial remains of a Short Stirling have been placed on public display for the first time this century…

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RAF Stirling crew finally laid to rest

A funeral was held on September 28 for the six RAF and RCAF crewmen that perished in the 1943 crash of Short Stirling BK716

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Book Review: Stirling to Essen

It was at 4.35am on Saturday April 11, 1942, following an aborted landing at RAF Alconbury when the badly damaged Stirling, ‘G’ for Goblin crashed on the outskirts of Godmanchester…

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Stirling Service

The Short Stirling was the first of the three RAF heavy bombers to enter service in World War Two. Malcolm V Lowe tells the story of this famous RAF warplane

Sculpture memorialises Stirling crews

A new sculpture has been unveiled during a memorial service for the crews of Short Stirling bombers BK710 and BK716

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Stirling Pathfinders

The first Short Stirling squadron was also a founding member of the 'Pathfinder Force'...