Short Sunderland – The ‘Flying Porcupines’ in the Second World War

In 1933, the Air Ministry issued a specification for a general-purpose four-engine flying boat capable of operating from the outposts of the Empire. … [Read more...]





Wings Over the Waves – Fleet Air Arm Strike Leader against Tirpitz, The Biography of Lt Cdr Roy Baker-Falkner DSO DSC RN

This is the biography of one of the Royal Navy s legendary pilots. Lt Cdr Roy Baker-Falkner BF or Daddy as he was known, started his career at … [Read more...]





Observation post – Burgh by Sands

Memories of two conflicts are to be found on the salt marshes near to a small village called Burgh by Sands in North Cumbria. King Edward I … [Read more...]