Peter Farrington

Aviation | Wildlife | Nature Photographer

Black Buck 1

Black Buck 1

First Major British Offensive – 1982 The first surprise raid on the islands from 30th April to 1st May was the first major British offensive against Argentine forces in the Falklands. They aimed it at the main runway at Port Stanley Airport. The bomber, carrying...
The Falklands – 1982

The Falklands – 1982

The Falkland Islands are a group of over 900 islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, located off the coasts of Argentina and Chile. The British Empire seized control of the islands in 1833 and made it their last colony. I have been very lucky in my time in the Royal Air...
The Spitfire TE311

The Spitfire TE311

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – The Spitfire MXVI TE311 The Spitfire MXVI TE311 was built at Castle Bromwich with a low back, clipped wings, and powered with a Packard Merlin engine. The Air Ministry took over the aircraft on the 8th June 1945, delivered her...
BBMF – Avro Lancaster PA474

BBMF – Avro Lancaster PA474

Avro Lancaster BI PA474 is one of only two Lancasters that remain airworthy out of the 7,377 built. The other is in Canada. Built at the Vickers-Armstrong Broughton factory at Hawarden, in mid-1945, she was assigned to reconnaissance duties after appearing too late to...