Herald G-CEXP in BEA colours

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WARM WELCOME AT DUXFORD

WARM WELCOME AT DUXFORD

I had a hugely enjoyable meeting with the guys at Duxford Aviation society yesterday. What a splendid bunch. We managed to get business out of the way in a couple of hours, leaving plenty of time to explore their collection of airliners. These beauties are an object lesson in how to...

 
HERE IS THE NEWS

HERE IS THE NEWS

BBC Surrey has taken an interest in XP. They contacted us on Wednesday to ask to meet us at Gatwick at first sparrow flatulence the following day for a live interview. Fine, except that taking members of the public airside on a live international airport isn't a simple undertaking.

Once...

 
A LITTLE-KNOWN GEM

A LITTLE-KNOWN GEM

Seeing Duncan's post about saving airfield buildings reminded me of one of my favourite enthusiast-run aviation museums. The Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum is no RAF Cosford, but that's...

 
BUILDING A FUTURE

BUILDING A FUTURE FOR THE PAST

There's a healthy population of lunatics like UKHAT working on precious old aircraft. While far too many have been lost, it's gratifying to see an increasing awareness of the value of these classic machines; if only the same could be said of the many historic airfield buildings...

 
FLYING THE HERALD

DARTING TOWARDS RETIREMENT

While looking for information on the Herald I came across this great account by Peter Henley, on the excellent Flight Global website. It's an affectionate account of flying a Channel Express Herald (G-BEYF), shortly before the type was retired.

The Herald's modern...

 

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