The Falklands Chapel

In 1983, shortly after the Falklands Conflict, a suggestion was made to re-work a shipping container into a chapel for the island’s airfield at RAF Stanley. It …

Lockheed Hercules WC-130E

Originally designed for USAF service, the Hercules medium range tactical transport first flew in 1954, and continues to provide reliable service worldwide.  An adaptable airframe, also used …

General Atomics MQ-1B Predator

The official US Air Force website  describes the Predator as ‘ an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset …

Westland Sea King HAR3

For long a familiar and reassuring sight to holidaymakers in coastal and mountain areas, and originally designed for anti-submarine warfare, the Westland Sea King was adapted for …

Remotec Wheelbarrow Mk.7

The second half of the Cold War saw a major increase in urban terrorism. The Wheelbarrow is a remotely controlled bomb disposal vehicle designed to allow a …

BMC Mini

The Mini was launched in 1959 to compete with the popular “bubble car”. Excellent handling compensated for the low power and success was achieved in motor sport. …

BMP-1

The Russian BMP-1 went into production in the early 1960’s and marked an important departure from previous armoured personnel carriers. Not just an infantry carrier, it provided …