80th Anniversary Tea Towel

Just when you thought it was safe to put your wallets away…..wait for it!!  Muggins i/c Merchandise has something new to offer. One of our talented members, Glyn Chadwick, has produced artwork showing the aircraft Air Engineers have had an operational role in from 1941 to date. Glyn has given his permission for me to …

Celebrating 20 years as the Nation’s centre for Remembrance

Copy of newsletter received by Ian Harvey 16 May 21 Good morning,   Today we mark twenty years since the National Memorial Arboretum was officially opened by HRH The Duchess of Kent.   We are celebrating all that has been achieved in transforming what was a muddy field into the Arboretum that we know and …

80th Anniversary of the RAF Flight/Air Engineer

Dear Members  Today marks the 80th anniversary of the RAF Flight/Air Engineer.  By March 1941 both Coastal Command and Bomber Command were employing ex-fitters in the role on a number of aircraft,  However, the responsibilities of the Flight Engineer were formalised in Air Ministry Order A190/41 dated 20 March 1941.  To mark this occasion we’ve …