LINKS

All of the following links have been researched and chosen by us.
They are sites which we have found both useful and enjoyable

CHARITIES

Fly2help
A Flying charity dedicated to helping those who have suffered disaster, difficulty or tragedy.
Experience the fun and inspiration that being in the
air can provide.
www.fly2help.org

Royal Air Force Association
The national charity which raises money for retired RAF personnel.
www.rafa.org.uk

Royal Australian Air Force Association
The charity which raises money for retired RAAF personnel.
www.raafawa.org.au

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
The charity responsible for the care of retired RAF personnel.
www.rafbf.org

Royal Air Force Charitable Trust
Responsible for organising the annual International Air Tattoo.
www.rafcte.com

WARBIRD OPERATORS AND RESTORERS

Aircraft Restoration Company
Operators and restorers of the only airworthy Bristol Blenheim.
www.arc-duxford.co.uk

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Operators of Britains only flying Lancaster and a tribute to those who gave their lives.
www.bbmf.co.uk

B-17 ‘Sally B’
Based at Duxford this famous B-17 regularly gives displays to delighted crowds.
www.sallyb.org.uk

The Fighter Collection
Britains largest private collection of warbirds and the organisers of the
world famous annual airshow, ‘Flying Legends’.
www.fighter-collection.com

Old Flying Machine Company
Operators of eight classic warbirds based at Duxford.
www.ofmc.co.uk

Gauntlet Warbirds
Warbird training and rides in Chicago.
www.gauntletwarbirds.com

AIRCRAFT MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Imperial War Museum Duxford
Located south of Cambridge this holds a vast collection of aircraft.
www.iwm.org.uk

RAF Museum Hendon
The Museum of the RAF containing many rare and interesting aircraft.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk

The Shuttleworth Collection
A marvelous collection of vintage aircraft.
www.shuttleworth.org

Yorkshire Air Museum
Home of ‘Friday the 13th’ Britains most restored Hallifax.
www.yorkshireairmuseum.co.uk

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum.
Established to preserve the legacy of aviation for future generations.
Located in Tyler, Texas the museum houses a wonderful display of historic aircraft
and aviation memorabilia as a tribute to pioneers of flight.

www.tylerhamm.org

TANK MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Bovington Tank Museum
The national tank collection, an absolute must visit for the tank enthusiast.
www.tankmuseum.org

Imperial War Museum Duxford
Located south of Cambridge this holds a large collection of afvs.
www.iwm.org.uk

Musee des Blindes Saumur
The famous French Saumur museum. Hope of the only running King Tiger.
www.museedesblindes.fr

AAF Tank Museum
America’s national collection in Virginia.
www.aaftankmuseum.com

Cobbaton Combat Collection
Devon based collection. ‘A hobby which got out of hand’.
www.cobbatoncombat.co.uk

EVENTS

War And Peace Revival
The greatest celebration of Military history and vintage lifestyle in the world.
www.warandpeacerevival.com

OTHER SITES OF INTEREST

Royal Air Force
The official site of the Royal Air Force
www.raf.mod.uk

Breitling Watches
A spectacular site from this manufacturer of precision instruments and
supporter of historic aviation.
www.breitling.com

New Flying Me 262
The development of new Messerschmitt Me262 aircraft in America.
www.stormbirds.com

Red Arrows
The official site of the RAF display team.
www.raf.mod.uk/reds

RAF Typhoon Team
The official site of the RAF Typhoon display team.
www.raf.mod.uk/typhoondisplay

AVIATION BOOK PUBLISHERS AND MAGAZINES

Aviation Bookshop
A usefull source for many hard to find titles.
www.aviation-bookshop.com

Classic Publications
A highly informative range of books specialising in the Luftwaffe.
www.ianallanpublishing.com

Grub Street
An excellent range of accurate highly readable books with
many first hand accounts of events in military history.
www.grubstreet.co.uk

Osprey
Publishers of several ranges containing many colour profiles.
www.ospreypublishing.com

Warpaint Books Ltd.
An excellent growing range of titles containing colour profiles and scale drawings.
www.warpaint-books.com

Aeroplane
A monthly publication of historic aviation.
www.aeroplanemonthly.com

Aviation History
An American journal of historic aviation articles.
www.TheHistoryNet.com

Flight Journal
A very well produced publication with many beautiful images.
www.flightjournal.com

Flypast
A monthly publication devoted to historic aviation and modern warbirds.
www.flypast.com

Aviation News magazine
The latest news of what is going on in the aviation world.
www.aviation-news.co.uk

DHC-1 Chipmunk
The definitive book on the DHC Chipmunk.
www.dhc-1flyer.com

TANK BOOK PUBLISHERS AND MAGAZINES

Britain at War Magazine
Britain’s best selling military history monthly magazine.
www.britainatwar.co.uk

Classic Military Vehicle Magazine
For features on a wide variety of military vehicles as well as events and news.
www.cmvmag.co.uk

Osprey Books
Publishers of several ranges containing many colour profiles.
www.ospreypublishing.com

Schiffer Books
Publishers of high quality military and aviation books.
www.schifferbooks.com

AVIATION ART AND IMAGES

Geoff Nutkins
An aviation artist specialising in aircraft from WW II
www.aviartnutkins.com

WW II Images
A vast archive of photographs from WWII some of which we have used in this site.
www.ww2images.com

MODEL AIRCRAFT RESOURCES

Aircraft Modelling Universe
A useful database for starting your model RC aircraft project.
www.scale-model-aircraft.com