This ex-US army 1945 Willys Jeep MB was once owned by Hollywood icon Steve McQueen and remained a part of his collection until his untimely death in 1980.  One of 300,000 produced during WW2, it was delivered to the US Army on 7 July 1945, shortly before the...

From 2020, a new polymer £50 note will begin to circulate throughout Britain for the first time. This new ‘plastic’ note is being introduced to prevent fraud, be more durable and more secure. However, the question on everyone’s lips is: who’s face will be on...

We recently visited our friends at the Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum to try out their Spitfire simulator. Based on Spitfire TB752, one the few remaining Spitfire’s with a wartime record, the simulator was built with the aim to provide visitors with an...

He was just 19 when he joined the RAF in 1940. Now 96, Squadron Leader Allan Scott DFM returned to Biggin Hill to take to the skies once again in a Spitfire as part of the RAF100 commemorations at this famous Kent airfield....

When Auntie June first went to the RAF recruiting office to enrol, she chose at once to be trained as a flight mechanic. “There was no point in being in the Air Force if I didn’t work with planes” she recalls. They suggested she became...

Spitfire wings are very large and dominate the silhouette of the aircraft with their elliptical characteristics. They are also light and strong and very thin for their day when compared with the deep section which you would see on the Hawker Hurricane of the same...