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RAMP RAMBLINGS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

RAMP RAMBLINGS……….By Keith Bradshaw. Photos Steve Jeal and Keith Bradshaw Welcome to the Ramp Ramblings bumper Christmas special, as it gets colder and the festive season approaches I thought I would top and tail this edition with a couple of “Winter Tales”. So here we go.   Many years ago, in 1978 in fact, we had one […]

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Painting the Britannia

The top of the Britannia was painted in the summer, which entailed the hiring of expensive scaffolding. The Bristol Type 175 Britannia was a British medium-to-long-range airliner built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in 1952 to fly across the British Empire. During development two prototypes were lost and the turboprop engines proved susceptible to inlet […]

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