Legends – the true meaning

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On Thursday we  had a visitor  to the  hangar. John Cronin was a Fleet Air Arm pilot in 1945, completed his flying training on the Cornell and Harvard before going on to the Martlet (Wildcat) He managed eight deck landings on an aircraft carrier with a collapsed oleo “on the wrong side” which made the take-off swing even worse than …

One day in June and getting busy

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Sunday  22nd June and a busy  day in the hangar and on the airfield.  A full post today with  both video record  and photos of the  days activity: …and now the photos of the action  -first  a  display  by  Spitfire MkVb EP120 and then  the first flight this  year of the Curtiss P-40F. Note: we also had a practice with …