My first Smithsonian Guest Speaker engagement aboard the Celebrity Cruise ship Constellation. The cruise started in Barcelona with a trans-Atlantic crossing to Fort Lauderdale.
Another great cruise aboard the Celebrity Cruise Ship Century from San Diego to Hawaii! I gave five aviation history presentations starting with the first aviators to ever fly to Hawaii and ending with the story of the Apollo moon landings and the astronauts safe return splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
The Sword and the Pen – Model Aircraft Monthly – February 2008 This article is an excerpt taken from Graphic War – The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II. It explains how graphic design and colour illustrations helped in the training of air and ground crews in WWII.
Biggin Hill’s 1,000 – Aviation History – March 2006 With the Battle of Britain won, the Supermarine Spitfire squadrons operations from Biggin Hill were at the forefront of a new Royal Air Force Fighter Command strategy.
Bomber Defense – The Myth and Reality –World War II Bombers a Flight Journal Special Winter 2001 Gives us insights into the beginnings of the bomber’s defences and hot its turrets and other gun positions were developed during the War