Heritage of Flight in South Lincolnshire

Nice little document describing Aviation in South Lincolnshire. Check the SKDC website for any updates. Produced by South Kesteven District Council. SKDC would like to acknowledge contributions made to this publication from Howard Heeley, Down to Earth Promotions, Group Captain Bill Taylor, de Havilland Support Ltd, Phil Bonner, Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire …

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Piper PA28 – Fly By

Stubton is clearly a waypoint on aircraft that leave Nottingham City airport, such as this Piper. Attached is a flight plan for a Piper B-BXEX that didn’t quite follow his planned route this morning. When he reached Stubton, he circled the village at a particularly low altitude, before continuing on …

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Victor – XL159

Source: Information – https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/55307 On Friday the 23rd March 1962, Victor XL159 left Boscombe Down for further low-speed trials. The crew consisted of the Handley Page test pilot Philip Murphy (28) the A&AEE pilot, Flt. Lt. Waterton (30), the Navigator Michael Evans (26) and two Handley Page Flight Test Observers, …

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