Good Morning,

Good Morning, What a day we had yesterday! After a delay the Lancaster had a successful air test. We had a veteran Spitfire Airframes Mechanic visit with his family they were joined by a RAFA visit. It was quite a day! Today’s 3ship photo is taken by Viv Porteous. Enjoy Diane Good Morning, What a…

Life’s Journey’s – A charity lunch at Yew Lodge Hotel

Ladies Who Lunch – Another Great Event on the Horizon This time for ladies who lunch, raising funds for two local charities, Me & Dee and Burton YMCA. Please come and join us for a day of inspirational talks on ‘Life’s Journeys. We are raising money for the Me & Dee Charity who help make…

Vintage Airliner!This year marks the fiftieth anni

Vintage Airliner! This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the closure of British Eagle International Airlines, surely one of Britain’s most iconic independents. Famous for its large fleet of Bristol Britannias, the longest serving of which was series 324 G-ARKA (c/n 13516) seen here taxying at Berlin (Tegel) Airport during the summer of 1968 in…

Easter Trail

Easter Event at The National Arboretum Further info below and on this link. “Young adventurers can scour the Arboretum grounds for clues to help them unscramble a secret message on our free-of-charge Easter Trail, available from 30 March to 15 April. The route takes families around the Arboretum, visiting memorials that feature symbolic animals. All…

Dog Friendly & Near Derby Continued…,

Dog Friendly & Near Derby Continued…, Wonderful news, the Cafe at The National Arboretum is now on our list of dog friendly places. In response to demand from visitors, our coffee shop is now a dog friendly venue all year round (Open weekends only in winter), providing food and drink for visitors and their four…

How Arrow-Wielding Men Mapped Britain in the 1940s

Maps – Vital Navigation Aid Wonderful article on how Ordnance Survey remapped Britain using revision points, with some great archive photos. How Arrow-Wielding Men Mapped Britain in the 1940s Silly props notwithstanding, these men were pulling off a serious feat. They were mapping all of Britain, one revision point photo at a time. Source

And anotherGood Morning,

And another Good Morning, Day 2 of training will commence shortly. The Flight is busy and feels alive as our team is all together there really is a great vibe about the place! A great shot of Paul B’s baby – TE311 taken by Claire Hartley. Have a great day Source