1/50 Scale Dam
1:50 scale Mohne Dam. The History. Operation Chastise, or the Dambusters raid. Even before the declaration of World War II, ways were being considered to disable the vast hydro-electric power stations of the Ruhr valley that were known to power the munitions factories in the area. Amongst these was the idea by engineer and aviation […]
English Electric Canberra
20 December 2020
  English Electric Canberra. This one is staying hush hush, if you know you know. Enjoy.  All Photos Are Subject To Copyright And Belong To The Photographer.
RAF Wyton Photographic Factory
15 December 2020
  RAF Wyton Photographic Factory.   The History.  RAF Wyton fulfilled a unique role during the Cold War as the home of Bomber Command’s strategic photographic reconnaissance squadron. Specially adapted Valiants, Victors and Canberras routinely took off from the base, flew over the Iron Curtain (or the current hot-spot) and took hundreds of aerial pictures. […]
Over Exposed
25 November 2020
Over Exposed  The History. Built in the early 1940s this Boeing RB-29A Superfortress served as a photo recognisance plane for the following crews, 16th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, 91st Reconnaissance Group, 311th Air Division in the strategic air command of USAF. The aircraft bore the name Over Exposed after it was flown in July 1946 by the […]
Grain Tower Battery
Located about 400 meters out to sea the off coast of isle of grain sits this amazing sea fort that is just full of hidden surprises, holes in the floor and tons of history Construction began in 1848 but difficulties were soon encountered in laying the foundations and construction paused until 1853 where it took […]
North Weald Mobilisation Centre
  North Weald Mobilisation Centre The History. Hidden deep in the woods surrounding north weald the remains of a 1889-1903 london defence scheme network of bunkers and shelters. Built as part of the London Defence Scheme between 1889 and 1903 the main use of these buildings were for small arms ammunition, tools and other equipment […]
Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park G Block. The History.  Welcome to what was once the top-secret home of the World War Two German Enigma Codebreakers. Bletchley Park is a 19th-century mansion and estate that became the principal centre of Allied code-breaking during the second world war. The Enigma machine is an encryption device developed and used in the […]
R.A.F Conningby’s Abandoned Bunker Storage.
R.A.F Conningby’s Abandoned Bunker Storage. The History. Plans for an airfield at Coningsby began in 1937 as part of the RAF’s expansion scheme plan. However progress in the compulsory purchase of the land was slow and delayed the start of work for two years. The station opened in due course on 4 November 1940 under No. 5 […]
R.A.F/U.S.A.F.E Upper Hayford
R.A.F/U.S.A.F.E Upper Hayford The History. Upper Heyford was used during ww2 by bomber command and then during the cold war was chosen by the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command and strategic bombers on 90 day deployments unit 1965. In 1969 it was used by the United States Aire Force in Europe  for tactical reconnaissance […]