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Blog | archive 04/2014

A Truly Stratospheric Restoration

Barnes Wallis Stratosphere Chamber Exhibition opening event in March 2014

In March, the great and the good gathered at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge for the official opening of the Barnes Wallis Stratosphere Chamber Exhibition by Mary Stopes Roe, the daughter of the great man. The chamber was constructed in 1947 as a huge laboratory in which high altitude conditions could be simulated for research into high-speed flight.…


Wanborough Wanderings

Burrell 2426 Ted Haggard

You never know what you're going to find when you drop in somewhere on the off chance, as Brian Gooding discovers in this month's issue of Vintage Spirit. This feature follows a couple of springtime steam road runs with Burrell 2426, Ted Haggard, and Burrell 3121, Keeling, plus a meeting with a Tiger Moth. Get the full story in the May…


Martin Fagg

We are sorry to hear that Martin Fagg has suffered 20% burns in an accident and subsequent fire in his workshop in Farnborough, Hampshire on Sunday 13th April. Martin is being treated at the ITU Burns Unit at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. We send our best wishes to Martin for a speedy recovery and to Della and Eric at this difficult time.…


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