Managing Editor of the Aviation Historian Mick Oakey joins us as guest host. Tim brings us an interview with John Edgley after his flight in the Optica; and Pieter speaks to Sam Worthington-Leese from the Hawker Typhoon Project.

F4 VX4 National Naval Aviation Museum via The Aviation Historian

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Running Order (Hrs.Mins.Secs):
• 0.02.36 News
• 0.27.09 The Aviation Historian with Mick Oakey
• 0.42.05 John Edgley and the Optica
• 1.05.40 The Typhoon Project with Sam Worthington-Leese
• 1.24:25 X10Top10
• 1.31:34 GetInvolved
• 1.38.13 Promoting Aerospace
• 1.48 End

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X10Top10 Tim’s Top Ten spyplanes

1. Lockheed U-2
2. Supermarine Spitfire (all PR types)
3. Lockheed SR-71
4. MiG-25R Foxbat
5. Lockheed F-4/5 Lightning
6. General Atomics Predator
7. De Havilland Mosquito
8. Junkers Ju-86P
9. McDonnell RF-101 Voodoo
10. Supermarine Swift

The Aviation Historian

Bells Parawing AERCAB via The Aviation Historian

Edgley Optica

Optica taxiing-web

Typhoon Project

Typhoon 1B Crown Copyright

Promoting Aerospace

• Stirling Aircraft Project
RAF Museum funding for PhD research into the history of the British aviation industry:

The Wings Over New Zealand Aviation Forum Meet –

Mentioned Links

CAA 2016/17 Statutory Air Display and Low Flying Permission Charges Consultation