Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Welcome to the home for Honda SilverWing and everyone interested. This is a place to ask questions, share, and learn about the SilverWing and its dedicated riders. Please post an introduction when you join as a sign of Courtesy.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Introduction
by Pastor Ron Yesterday at 20:32

» New Swing owner in South Wales
by phils a winger Yesterday at 15:20

» 2002 Honda Reflex 250cc ABS
by cliffyk Yesterday at 11:30

» Air Shocks
by Pastor Ron Yesterday at 11:10

» shop Manual
by MadDog Yesterday at 10:45

» New possible swing owner
by Scootypuff Snr Yesterday at 05:01

» Reply to Post is lost
by Easyrider Fri 20 Oct 2017, 15:10

» A bit windy
by steve_h80 Thu 19 Oct 2017, 15:23

» New Honda three wheeler
by cliffyk Thu 19 Oct 2017, 08:19

» Pin Stripes
by bikehiker Wed 18 Oct 2017, 19:19

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Battle Of Britain

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
MikeO
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 3107
Age : 68
Location : Salisbury UK
Points : 6337
Registration date : 2009-06-29

PostSubject: Battle Of Britain   Tue 15 Sep 2015, 14:59

Today I rode over to the airfield at Goodwood in the South of England for a dramatic event held to mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Battle Of Britain.

There were around 40 Hurricanes and Spitfires as well as one Bristol Blenheim fighter/bomber.

The main event was the take-off in groups of the aeroplanes, all of which over-flew the airfield before setting off in sections of 2, 3 or 4 to fly over various significant towns and cities, places where parts for the planes had been manufactured and factories where they'd been assembled.

Unfortunately, the weather forced some of the sections to miss their 'targets' but it was a marvellous experience. Rumour has it there were 32,000 people there plus thousands outside. I didn't count them

Goodwood was a satellite airfield for the more famous Tangmere.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34250794
Back to top Go down
 
Battle Of Britain
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» First Light - BBC2, Tuesday the 14th, 9:00pm
» Gun Camera Footage - 1st of April 1941
» Got my new Saitek Pedals
» Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust
» Battle of the Boards! by Ryerson University

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: General :: General Chat-
Jump to: