Saturday, 30 August 2008

Razorback ramble...





The Curtiss P-47G 42-25068 Thunderbolt in H2 is slowly making progress.

"Griswold Blodwyn II" though?.....

Rare RAF fighter/bomber


At the height of WWII, with vital munitions supplies affected by the U-Boat menace and the Luftwaffe bombing factories, the RAF experimented with other ways of dropping loads on the enemy....

Friday, 22 August 2008

Friday 22/8

Turns out today was American Air Day at DX - there were a few bits of different stuff lying around...

7 SOS MC-130H Combat Talon II with something a bit older flying by...


"Miss Helen" is now the meat in a Chippie sandwich...


...and Sea Fury T20 VZ345 is now tucked up in the corner of H2.....

Friday, 8 August 2008

Quick Silver...

Image Mustangs Mustnags /Photographer: Curtis Fowles

One of my favourite paint schemes on the P-51 is that of "Quick Silver", owned/operated by Bill and Scott Yoak.
It's not a specific paint scheme but one which pays tribute to those who served and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice...

Sadly, Bill Yoak passed away in 2013 after a long fight with cancer.

Quick Silver now has it's own dedicated website - http://quicksilvermustang.com/

Friday 8/8/08

Had my post lunch Friday stroll and lots of cowlings were off for maintenance - not a lot flying today, Tiger Moths were doing a steady business between the showers...



Airing the toy box...

Image sent direct from iPhone.