Blown Periphery, Going Postal
20th Century


“All modern aircraft have four dimensions: span, length, height and politics. TSR-2 simply got the first three right.” – Sir Sydney Camm The TSR-2 was designed as a tactical strike and reconnaissance aircraft by the [more…]

Sweaty Dave, Going Postal

Big Shed

In my last piece I talked through the attempt to refurb a lawnmower, replacing the rusted body, which is now back to happily chewing all it crosses, without spitting bits out at random. As long [more…]

20th Century

Oxcart, Part 3

This will be the third and final installment in the Oxcart series. In the first part we looked at the early airborne reconnaissance missions of the Cold War and the requirements which led to the [more…]