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RIAT Revisited.

Some scans from various Royal International Air Tattoos of years past this week.

Most are from different years at Fairford but a couple are from Cottesmore, from

the year Fairfords runway was being relayed.

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Orford Ness.

This week we cover our visit to the former weapons research establishment at Orford Ness in Suffolk.

Now looked after by the National Trust, the (long!) walk around the post-apocalyptic looking site

was truly fascinating and informative.

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Memorials page

While on our travels we come across many memorials dedicated to the brave men and women who gave their lives so we could enjoy a peaceful one

Some of these are by the side of the road some are in the middle of a field so we try to look out for the more obscure ones

No one should be forgotten

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On 29th June 2017

Following the Sea Vixen’s successful display closing the show at Duxford Air Show, upon her return the Sea Vixen suffered an under carriage failure and Pilot Cdr Simon Hargreaves performed a highly controlled wheels up text book landing at RNAS Yeovilton showing first class airmanship.

Work by Assessors estimate that it could take between 3-4 years and cost £2-3M to get her flying again. A white knight is needed in the next month who would be prepared to come to the rescue and under-write these costs and save the last flying Sea Vixen in the world, recognising her uniqueness and value to the Nation’s naval aviation heritage.

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