News Listings for Westland Lysander

  • Straight & level: 14 August 2007

    News | 13 Aug 2007 00:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Only a mother could love them What was the ugliest aircraft of them all? It's a question almost as old as aviation, but more contenders are being added...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Straight-level-14-August-2007-216055/
  • Farnborough highlights over the years

    News | 07 Sep 1998 08:52

    <p>1927 - The very first SBAC display is held at RAF Hendon in north-west London. Featuring 30 aircraft from 13 constructors, the show also displays engines from</p> <p>six companies. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>1936 - The show moves to de Havilland's aerodrome at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, as it has out-grown Hendon. First appearances included the Fairey Battle, Bristol</p> <p>Blenheim, Handley Page Hampden, Hawker Hurricane, Westland Lysander, Supermarine Spitfire and Armstrong Whitworth Whitley - all to become household</p> <p>names a mere three years later with the outbreak of the Second World War. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>1938 - Show is cancelled due to the worsening European political situation, particularly the Munich Crisis. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>1946 - The first post-Second World War show is held at Handley Page's airfield at Radlett, Hertfordshire. Although a success, the airfield is not considered</p> <p>adequate for the show as it has a public footpath running through it, inhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Farnborough-highlights-over-the-years-41834/