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OTD: Spitfire Maiden Flight

On this day in March 1936 one of the most iconic World War 2 era fighter aircraft took to the skies in Southampton. The aircraft, ┬áprototype Supermarine Spitfire K5054, was the first of over 22000 aircraft that would be a … Continue reading

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Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival 2016 (1)

Last year (2015), the Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival was washed out. This year it was not, which is a good thing because I attended the event this morning and it was stunning. If you are a car buff then you … Continue reading

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