The RAF At War

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The RAF At War. The Unseen Films 1941-42. 1 of 7 The First Thing During the early years of World War II, Royal Air Force training underwent significant changes and adaptations to meet the demands of the conflict. RAF training was essential to produce skilled pilots, navigators, and other aircrew personnel to support the war … Read more…

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a

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Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a | Curator on the Loose!Watch this video on YouTube Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a The Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a (Scout Experimental 5a) was a British World War I biplane fighter aircraft. It was an improved version of the earlier SE5, designed by Henry Folland, John Kenworthy, and Major Frank Goodden. The SE5a … Read more…

First flight for the WW2 Hawker Tempest

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First flight for the WW2 Hawker Tempest What’s believed to be the world’s only airworthy Hawker Tempest made its first flight last week after a 34-year restoration. The flight of Hawker Tempest Mk.II MW763, registered as G-TEMT, was at Sywell Aerodrome on 10 October 2023. Regular warbird pilot Peter Kynsey flew the aircraft which was … Read more…

Was this the ultimate nuclear strike aircraft?

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Was this the ultimate nuclear strike aircraft? In 1951, Britain introduced the English Electric Canberra. Designed to operate at high level, it would go onto become the RAF‘s longest serving machine. It was an incredibly efficient aircraft, but by the late 1950s everything changed. The Soviet Union brought into service brand new surface-to-air missiles and … Read more…

Britains most famous V bomber

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Britains most famous V bomber Britains most famous V bomber, the Avro Vulcan Bomber, is known for its distinctive howl and delta wing. Initially one of the delivery agents of Britain’s independent nuclear deterrent during the Cold War, the Vulcan later fulfilled another role, undertaking the longest bombing raid in history for Operation Black Buck … Read more…

The Iron Cross

The Iron Cross

The Iron Cross The Iron Cross is a historic military decoration that originated in the Kingdom of Prussia, and it has since become one of the most recognizable and prestigious military awards in German history. The design of the Iron Cross has evolved over the years, and it has been associated with various German states … Read more…

Exploring the Fascinating World of Militaria Collecting

Militaria Collecting

Exploring the Fascinating World of Militaria Exploring the Fascinating World of Militaria Collecting: Preserving History, Honoring Heroes Introduction Militaria collecting is a hobby that transcends mere accumulation of objects; it is a passionate pursuit that connects enthusiasts with history, honoring the sacrifices and achievements of those who served in the military. From medals and uniforms … Read more…