Fleet Air Arm

Here are some cool night photos of the venerable Blackburn Buccaneer strike aircraft

Here are some cool night photos of the venerable Blackburn Buccaneer strike aircraft

The cool photos in this post were taken at the former RAF Kemble base (now known as the Cotswold airport)… Read More

1 year ago

The RAF Buccaneer attack aircraft that performed a record-breaking short flight of 92 seconds

In 1994 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B XV361 was put up for disposal by the Ministry Of Defence and purchased by the… Read More

3 years ago

The story of the de Havilland Hornet, the cool, forgotten successor of the famous Mosquito

An often forgotten aircraft that was nevertheless the pinnacle of its type. Most have heard of the Mosquito, but many… Read More

4 years ago

Seafires Vs ‘Hooked Spitfires:’ a quick look at the difference between a Seafire and a standard Spitfire fitted with an arrestor hook

What is the difference between a Seafire and a 'Hooked Spitfire' — a standard Spitfire fitted with an arrestor hook… Read More

4 years ago

Flying the Seafire: a comparison with the Vought F4U Corsair and Hawker Sea Fury

"We had several interesting dogfights with the much larger and more powerful F4U Corsair. In turning dogfights, the Corsairs were… Read More

4 years ago

Beautiful vintage footage shows Royal Navy Phantom fighter jets undertaking trials aboard HMS Eagle aircraft carrier

Royal Navy Phantom fighter jets undertaking trials aboard HMS Eagle aircraft carrier Filmed aboard the HMS Eagle (R05) in 1969,… Read More

8 years ago