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Ken Pettit tribute

Members and friends of Duxford Aviation Society are saddened to hear that one of our founder members, Ken Pettit, has died in a fire at his home in Cambridge. Ken made an immense contribution to the formation and success of DAS, was an active volunteer for many years and was writing a memoir about the […]

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Unlike Pigs……. Cars can fly !

The story of the UK’s Air Ferry services using those eccentric aeroplanes the Bristol Freighter and the ATL Carvair. By keith Bradshaw. In 1948 the fledgling airline Silver City came into being. Initially as a freight airline it decided to try it’s hand at a new venture and offer Air Ferry services from its base […]

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