Bomber Commands heaviest losses30th March 1944, Bo

Bomber Commands heaviest losses 30th March 1944, Bomber Command suffered it’s heaviest loss. 795 aircraft took off throughout the UK destined for Nuremberg. Not only did Nuremberg have plenty of industrial targets it was also historically symbolic to the Nazi’s with Hitler holding rallies there. A full moon and a cloudless sky made it very…

IZs BirthdayHappy birthday India Zulu, 75 years ol

IZs Birthday Happy birthday India Zulu, 75 years old. IZ marked the occasion by a short trip to Fowlmere which is where her first ever pilot, Flight Lieutenant Richard Jones, was based with 19 Squadron during the Battle of Britain. Source

Tollerton Visit 27 March

Tollerton Visit 27 March Having found myself halfway to Tollerton Airfield, it felt churlish not to pop in & see how Paul & Dave we’re getting on with the reassembly of G-PULR – The Spirit of Ayre Pitts we’ve been building for RAFFCA. G-PULR has been moved to Tollerton in preparation for the Final Rigging…