Archive: “Aircraft”


Back in the 60s I had a strong interest in all things aeronautical and Lee and I spent many a happy hour beside the runway at Gatwick, where one could sit close up to the chain-link fence and have an uninterrupted view of arriving and departing aircraft. There were Dan-Air Ambassadors, Viscounts, Comet 4s, B.A.C. […]

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B2 Spirit, Stealth Bomber

We have attended many airshows in the past thirty-five years and have witnessed many momentous events. Several were of considerable aeronautical importance, some were frightening and some amusing. In September of 1972 we were sitting on an open grandstand at Farnborough, when the announcer called the attention of the crowd to the next exhibit. “If […]

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