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So far Steve Smith has created 16 blog entries.

The Bloody Hundredth

Harry Herbert Crosby, Group Navigator, 100th Bomb Group (1919-2010) and “The Bloody Hundredth” Two hours later, our formation together, we made a dogleg as we crossed the coast.  The Colonel came on intercom. “Crosby, look at your 100th” I stood up in my compartment and looked out the celestial dome.  There as high group of [...]

By | July 30th, 2010|Historic Reports|4 Comments

Abingdon Air and Country Show 2010

Glorious sunshine, bright blue skies and temperatures hitting the 20s. Then the air-show season arrived and it all went Pete Tong.  Steve Smith of AeroResource reports on the traditional season starter at Abingdon… The Abingdon Air and Country show has grown immensely in the 11 years since it’s inception.  Started in 1999 as a country-fare [...]

By | May 15th, 2010|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Pembrey Sands Air Weapons Range

Hidden amongst the dunes and marshland in a remote part of the South Wales coast is a military establishment, vital in the training of No. 4 Flight Training School pupils.  Steve Smith went to investigate Pembrey Sands Air Weapons Range… A few months ago, I was enjoying a peaceful walk, amongst the dunes on a [...]

By | June 10th, 2009|Operational Reports|14 Comments

Project Curium – Afghan Training

The past year has seen the skies over Wiltshire filled with two strange, foreign machines which are shortly due to depart our shores.  Steve Smith reports for Aero Resource… These two aircraft have fascinated enthusiasts, spotters and photographers all over Salisbury Plain and the hype they created has seen people staking themselves out for hours [...]

By | March 10th, 2009|Operational Reports|0 Comments