AviationPosted by Gary Wed, January 30, 2019 21:14:45 The Bristol Blenheim which we saw two years ago in January through the window is still there and clearly not the one that went to Tangmere. Is this one of two recovered by Hayden Ormond Ballie ?
AviationPosted by Gary Mon, January 28, 2019 23:10:51 A few more taken with the Samsung. Sally-B was being worked on and also I saw that Blenhiem in the forge we saw and confirmed this was not the one given to a Kent museum by 'JR' . Three chaps working on a Sunday on the Firefly wings. I did the Lancaster talk/tour for £11.
AviationPosted by Gary Sun, January 27, 2019 21:28:56 Quickie down to IWM Duxford this morning and home for late dinner. Went in Stephenson hangar to see if 'Berlin Express' was there but not to be seen. The Shark 'thing' currently up for sale was in that hangar. Again these were taken with the Galaxy 5 mobile.
AviationPosted by Gary Sat, December 29, 2018 13:00:18 Rare outing to RAF Museum Hendon and Old Warden 27-12-2018 and all snaps were taken with a 'box-standard' Samsung Galaxy 5 mobile phone : Regards Gary.
AviationPosted by Gary Sun, September 02, 2018 11:06:49 I can only make thursday pre-show this year due to work and stuff. Hoping to see or catch a glimpse of 'JR's new restoration 'Lizzie' which the last time I saw was with 'Joe' in the forge end shop 2006/7 ? Christ where does the time go ?. Possible latest Hurricane off the production-line is a 'possible' so I understand from a trusted source. Hope also to see the totally restored PR Spitfire from the 'JR' stable too. I read there are tickets only available now wirh 'Anglia Trains' and punters should check for industrial action to be on the safe side. I assume Duxford School is opening up for the two-day event and good on them. No 'White 14' as yet but as you know things can change, but word from two sources in the south used the term 'don't hold your breath' !!
AviationPosted by Gary Sun, August 19, 2018 15:00:55 Ages since I was last up there, so went to see the condition of the former company airfield and whats become of it. A nature trail/walk has been set up with at least two water lagoons with reeds for wildfowl included. Private house building is well underway along with rented homes too which look like housing association houses. Got to walk on the main runway maybe for the last time and missed 'Chaz' being there but did think about him as I stood there with 'louie'. Control tower is still there and being used as a fire/security office. We were both 'cream crackered' by the time we got home.
AviationPosted by Gary Thu, July 12, 2018 21:53:29 Just a few 'snaps' from today's 'Jolly' to IWM/DX/FL 2018 . Not posted any shots of CR.42 because Bruce Almighty's right-hand man asked me not too until Saturday. But I'll assume the boss will be posting anyway. Looking good for you.
AviationPosted by Gary Wed, June 20, 2018 19:54:16 'H' asked me to take him to East Kirkby to see his mate Tony Agar working on the Mosquito down from Elvington. Bearing in mind 'H' is not 100% how could I refuse to take him even though my own thoughts are that 'Joe Public' is being thrown a 'kipper' regarding the return to flight of Avro Lancaster 'JJ'. Anyway here are some snaps of the days visit. The two new 'Nissen' huts are almost complete and due to have installed the trucks and pieces of crash-sites from the main hangar to make more room for restoring various pieces of historic equipment. Tony Agar was indeed there today working on his pride and joy in the vain hope of getting it ready for the August Airshow as a 'static' thingy. Called into RAF Coningsby to see the 5pm display involving a Spitfire and Typhoon but we heard it was 'scrubbed' because of the wind speed and so me and 'H' had another cup of tea and went right home.
AviationPosted by Gary Sun, May 06, 2018 16:24:47 A few more shots of Avro Anson TX167 showing the detail and worked gone into the re-paint. Oh and sadly there were no road-cones to be seen anywhere, but I've treated you to a JCB and fuel pump because I know your into that sort of thing
AviationPosted by Gary Sat, May 05, 2018 21:46:39 Missed the Jug by about three hours, but young 'Mr Grace' returned with the Sea Fury. Out came 'Red 11' and the Grace Spitfire to practice for the Abingdon show.
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